February 29, 2016

ADP Gives Accountants Access to HR HelpDesk

For the second consecutive year, ADP is offering accountants and their small-business clients free access to the ADP HR HelpDesk this tax season.

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February 26, 2016

IMA Tries to Build More Trust in CFOs

The Institute of Management Accountants is putting more emphasis on the need for CFOs to build a greater sense of trust and ethics in their organizations.

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February 25, 2016

Equipment Leasing Group Pleased with FASB Standard

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association, a trade association that represents companies in the equipment finance sector, had been pushing back against some of the earlier versions of the new lease accounting standard that were proposed in recent years, but it is satisfied with the final standard.

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February 24, 2016

FASB to Issue Lease Accounting Standard Thursday

The Financial Accounting Standards Board is expected to release its long-awaited lease accounting standard Thursday.

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February 23, 2016

IRS Auctions Rock & Roll Memorabilia

The Internal Revenue Service is planning a massive public auction in Overland Park, Kansas, on Thursday of a mind-blowing set of rock & roll memorabilia, including autographed records from Jimi Hendrix and Led Zeppelin, a 10-piece drum set from Anthrax, an autographed guitar from Joe Walsh of the Eagles, Nirvana items, a guitar from Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue, and Stevie Ray Vaughn’s shoes.

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February 22, 2016

AICPA Releases Guidance on Financial Statement Reviews

The American Institute of CPAs’ Accounting and Review Services Committee has issued an interpretation on reviews of financial statements.

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February 19, 2016

IRS Still Plagued by Identity Theft This Tax Season

The Internal Revenue Service has been unable to get control of rampant identity theft this tax season, despite high-profile efforts to confront the problem with the help of private industry.

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February 18, 2016

Are Millennials Afraid to File Their Taxes?

Millennials are more fearful of filing taxes than most Americans, according to a new survey.

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February 17, 2016

Audit Committees Should Watch for Third-Party Risks

Audit committees need to have oversight of risks to their organizations from third parties such as suppliers, distributors, sales people and service providers, according to a new report.

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February 16, 2016

Companies Getting Ready for FASB’s Leasing Standard

The Financial Accounting Standards Board is expected to release its long-awaited lease accounting standard this quarter, and companies are bracing for the impact on their balance sheets.

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