October 8, 2015

Audit Fees Increased 3.4% for Public Companies

Public companies paid an average of $1.5 million in audit fees last year, according to a new report, with a median audit fee of $402,812, representing a median increase of 3.4 percent over the audit fees they paid in 2013.

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October 7, 2015

Camico Offers Cyber Risk Coverage for CPAs

Camico is offering insurance coverage to protect CPAs from losses caused by a variety of different “cyber risks.”

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October 6, 2015

Small Business Owners Go It Alone

More than half of small business owners are handling payroll, human resources and benefits administration by themselves, according to a new survey.

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October 2, 2015

IFAC Looks to Develop National Accounting Organizations Abroad

The International Federation of Accountants is asking for professional organizations of accountants to join it in helping foster similar organizations in developing countries.

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October 1, 2015

Grant Thornton Offers New Flex Time Policy for Employees

Grant Thornton has rolled out a new benefit enhancement that will allow the firm’s employees to take time off as needed to meet their individual needs instead of a predetermined set of paid time off days.

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September 30, 2015

Intuit: SMB Employment Flat in September

Intuit’s monthly Small Business Indexes indicated small business employment remained unchanged in September, with employees paid slightly more while working slightly less throughout the month.

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September 25, 2015

Fairest and Unfairest Tax Systems

The personal finance website WalletHub has released its annual report on 2015’s Most & Least Fair State Tax Systems.

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September 24, 2015

SASB Adds More Sustainability Standards for Industries

The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board has issued provisional standards for eight more industries.

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September 22, 2015

Tax Breaks Make an Impact on Fighting Poverty

Two recent reports demonstrate how tax breaks at the state and federal level can help reduce poverty.

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September 21, 2015

PwC Outlines Differences Between U.S. GAAP and IFRS

PricewaterhouseCoopers has released a useful report demonstrating the many differences that remain between U.S. GAAP and International Financial Reporting Standards.

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