The research and advisory firm Celent has released a new report cautioning wealth management professionals to be careful about using personal information, recent location and analytical data in their communications with clients that could strike them as “creepy.”
While the effort to pass federal legislation governing sales and use taxes on online purchases appears to have stalled, some states have begun their own initiatives to require online merchants to collect and remit taxes from e-commerce customers across state lines.
H&R Block and Liberty Tax have been expanding from traditional tax preparation services into other areas such as bookkeeping as they reach out to service small business clients year-round, giving traditional accountants some extra competition.
American Express is showing off some innovative technologies for tennis fans at the U.S. Open in Queens, N.Y., that might provide some inspiration for financial professionals.
In case you haven’t heard, National Grandparents Day is just around the corner, on September 7.
Governments that default on their sovereign debt could be falling victim to the absence of accrual accounting in most public sector entities, and the International Federation of Accountants wants to change that.
Honkamp Krueger & Co., an Iowa accounting firm, has been running a hilarious series of radio ads and Internet videos spoofing the Dos Equis “Most Interesting Man in the World” ad campaign.
The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners has created a new infographic depicting the “Profile of a Fraudster.”
Hans Hoogervorst, chairman of the International Accounting Standards Board, reportedly told an audience in Singapore last week that full convergence is no longer an achievable project.
A majority of employees believe workplace etiquette affects their career prospects, but they also think people become less courteous as they rise to the top, according to a new survey by Accountemps, a staffing company for temporary accounting, finance and bookkeeping professionals that’s part of staffing giant Robert Half.