The U.S. Census Bureau is asking accountants to remind their colleagues and business clients to fill out their 2012 census forms because theyre overdue.
Intuit recently launched a football-related promotional campaign for small businesses that promises to provide more than $25 million in rewards and the opportunity to appear in a Super Bowl ad.
The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board issued guidelines late last month on providing a financial statement discussion and analysis section in reports from public sector entities.
The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board released its first set of industry-focused provisional standards on Wednesday, starting with the health care sector.
The Supreme Courts landmark decision last month striking down the Defense of Marriage Act may have solved the estate tax problems of the lead plaintiff, Edith Windsor, but it still is leaving a lot of uncertainty among same-sex couples, particularly those in states that do not recognize same-sex marriage.
One day out of five can be spent managing poor employees, according to a recent poll of CFOs, who estimated that supervisors spend about 17 percent of their time managing poorly performing hires.
Several recent studies suggest that women are better qualified than men to oversee corporate finances, although the results at the board level are unclear.
With the recent announcement by Detroits state-appointed emergency manager of his intention to file for bankruptcy on behalf of the beleaguered Motor City, government pension accounting rules are being questioned.
While the Treasury Department has delayed the withholding and account due diligence requirements of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act until July 1, 2014, it is still getting ready for the rollout.
The off-the-job behavior of corporate executives, including legal infractions and ownership of luxury goods, could point to the likelihood of future financial misstatements and outright fraud.
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