April 19, 2016

Companies Cutting Employment Globally

Despite positive job numbers in recent years in the U.S., the employment picture globally appears much gloomier, according to a new survey from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Institute of Management Accountants.

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April 18, 2016

SEC Questions Widespread Use of Non-GAAP Measures

Approximately two-thirds of companies that make up the Dow Jones Industrial Average reported non-GAAP earnings per share, according to a study last year, and the Securities and Exchange Commission is beginning to wonder if the trend has gone too far.

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April 14, 2016

Procrastinating Tax Clients Need a Little Push

As the days tick down until the end of tax season, some clients need some gentle urging to get their taxes done, or at least to file for a six-month extension.

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April 13, 2016

Thomson Reuters Leverages ERP Relationships

Thomson Reuters is building bridges with NetSuite and other vendors’ enterprise resource planning software, tying its sales tax technology to theirs.

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April 12, 2016

A Post-Tax Season Getaway for Weary Preparers

The Caldwell House Bed and Breakfast in Salisbury Mills, N.Y., is offering some serious tax relief for tax preparers and accountants.

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April 11, 2016

How Accountants Can Fight Human Trafficking

Accountants can play an important role in deterring human trafficking and smuggling.

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April 8, 2016

TaxChat Offers Mobile Marketplace for Tax Pros

More companies are offering technology this tax season to connect taxpayers with a preparer who is willing to do their taxes. The latest is a startup known as TaxChat.

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April 7, 2016

Tax Procrastinators Put Burden on Preparers

According to the Internal Revenue Service, 28 percent of taxpayers wait until the last few weeks of tax season to file their taxes, and that adds more pressure to their tax preparers.

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April 6, 2016

AICPA Issues New Interpretation of Auditor Reports

The American Institute of CPAs’ Auditing Standards Board has issued a new auditing interpretation on audit reports.

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April 5, 2016

Free Smoothies for CPAs on Tax Day

CPAs can claim a free smoothie named, appropriately enough, “The CPA,” from the Banana Smoothies & Frozen Yogurt chain on April 17 and 18 for surviving another tax season.

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