September 21, 2016

PwC Aims to Shatter the Accountant Stereotype

PricewaterhouseCoopers wants to show the life of an accountant and auditor isn’t so boring after all, with a new YouTube video.

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September 20, 2016

Leslie Jones Wants EY to Protect Her Twitter Account

Comedienne and actress Leslie Jones has a new job for Ernst & Young: safeguarding her from hackers.

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September 19, 2016

AppZen Uses AI to Scrutinize Expense Reports

A startup technology company, AppZen, has introduced new technology that is leveraging artificial intelligence to examine expense reports for signs of fraud.

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September 16, 2016

Holiday Gadget Preview

Accountants, like everybody else, are entitled to some fun and relaxation, and an upcoming array of holiday gift gadgets promises to provide some fun later this year.

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September 14, 2016

EY Sees Disparities in Financial Wellness

Ernst & Young has released the results of a new survey on financial wellness, indicating that many people have no idea how much they will need to retire.

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September 12, 2016

Back-to-School Season Means Catch-up Time for Nanny Taxes

Families who have been paying a babysitter or nanny over the summer to provide childcare may be able to cut back now that school is in session, but that doesn’t mean they can avoid the so-called “nanny tax.”

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September 9, 2016

Encouraging Accounting Groups to Work Together

The International Federation of Accountants wants accountant organizations to partner together more widely and share their success stories and best practices.

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September 8, 2016

Trump and Clinton under Fire for Foundation Donations

Both presidential candidates, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, have come under scrutiny by the Internal Revenue Service for running afoul of rules governing tax-exempt foundations.

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September 7, 2016

ACCA and IMA Report on Enterprise Risk Management

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Institute of Management Accountants have released a new report on how companies can deal with enterprise risk management to minimize business disruptions.

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September 6, 2016

Best States for Accounting and Finance Careers

The staffing company Accounting Principals analyzed the best states for accounting and finance professionals to live in by tracking the number of accounting and financial positions in each state from 2009 to 2016 to see how well each state’s job prospects are growing. Texas came out on top.

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