May 20, 2016

CFO DNA is Being Disrupted

The profiles and priorities of CFOs around the world are undergoing a transformation, according to a new report from Ernst & Young.

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May 19, 2016

Financial Accounting Foundation Releases Annual Report

The Financial Accounting Foundation posted its 2015 Annual Report to its website Thursday.

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May 17, 2016

Lease Accounting Standard Will Require Client Training

The leasing standard that the Financial Accounting Standards Board released in February is going to require some extra training for businesses from their accountants and could lead to some re-evaluations of clients’ leasing obligations.

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May 16, 2016

CPACA Releases Book on CPA Profession Leadership

The CPA Consultants’ Alliance has published a new book to help the CPA profession close the divide between current and emerging leaders.

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May 13, 2016

IMA Publishes Case Study Book for Management Accounting

The Institute of Management Accountants has published a book featuring case studies on management accounting collected by editors of one of the IMA’s academic journals.

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May 11, 2016

Avalara Crushes It in New Orleans

Avalara kicked off its Crush New Orleans conference in the Big Easy, discussing the latest trends in sales and use taxes, excise taxes, global tax compliance and technology.

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May 9, 2016

SEC Looking More Closely at XBRL Filings

Now that public companies are required to use Extensible Business Reporting Language, or XBRL, in their financial filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the SEC is trying to make sure the data is appropriate and not hiding accounting gimmicks.

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May 6, 2016

Taking Selfies to Fight Taxpayer Identity Theft

A company called MorphoTrust USA plans to use selfies next tax season to help taxpayers avoid the risk of losing their tax refunds to identity thieves.

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May 4, 2016

Dionne Warwick to Sing for New York CPAs

Legendary singer Dionne Warwick is slated to headline a gala for the New York State Society of CPAs’ Foundation for Accounting Education.

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May 3, 2016

Sageworks Publishes Guide for 'Next-Level Accountants'

Sageworks has released "Next-Level Accountants: Your guide to growing a firm of trusted advisors," an e-book containing insights from some of the top thought leaders in the accounting and valuation professions.

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