February 8, 2016

Tax Extenders Provide Good News for Tax Season

Congress’s passage of legislation last December making many expired tax breaks permanent adds an extra measure of certainty for tax preparers helping their clients with tax planning this year.

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February 5, 2016

IFAC Calls for End to Patchwork Global Regulations

The International Federation of Accountants has issued a report calling for governments around the world to stop issuing a patchwork set of regulations that are stifling economic growth.

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February 4, 2016

Global Businesses Worried by Economic Slowdown

Concerns are mounting among finance professionals at companies around the world about declining incomes in their businesses, according to a new survey.

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February 3, 2016

FASB Bulks Up Research Agenda

The Financial Accounting Standards Board decided Wednesday to add four financial reporting issues and two more projects to its research agenda.

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February 2, 2016

Crowe Horwath Fights Crimes of Fashion

Crowe Horwath recently instituted two new policies giving its employees the option to dress more casually and work remotely.

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February 1, 2016

PwC Predicts More Spending than Ever on the Super Bowl

PricewaterhouseCoopers is forecasting that direct spending on the Super Bowl will reach a new high this year, as fans generate over $220 million in direct spending in the San Francisco Bay area.

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January 29, 2016

CPA Australia Chief Lands TV Series

Alex Malley, the chief executive of CPA Australia, a professional organization for accountants in the Land Down Under, has gotten a high-profile new gig: hosting a Sunday morning TV series on a top TV network there.

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January 27, 2016

Firm Leaders Share Lessons and Strategy

The heads of three CPA firms, EisnerAmper, Grassi & Co., and GBQ, discussed some of the trends they have been seeing in the profession, and the struggles they have experienced at their firms at the Winning Is Everything conference in Las Vegas last week.

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January 26, 2016

'Young Guns' Develop Their Accounting Firms in New Ways

The younger generation is beginning to gain more influence at accounting firms.

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January 25, 2016

Integrating Treasury Management with Accounting

Accountants may work with the treasury management function at some corporations, and being able to share information across functions can help executives make better decisions about investments.

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