The American Institute of CPAs has created an informational video about the two new pension standards that were released last year by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board.
While the majority of businesses are still trying to survive amid the economic turmoil of recent years, some companies are managing to thrive, and a new book attempts to identity what sets them apart.
The Internal Revenue Services manual reportedly used to contain instructions on how IRS agents could use information from a special Drug Enforcement Administration program as tips, but would then need to cover up the original source of the information by developing independent evidence if any of it were used in affidavits, court proceedings or investigative files.
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.
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April 18, 2014
Jim Metzler, former AICPA vice president of small firm interests, and founder of Metzler Advisory Group, talks about how the CPA profession is changing.
April 14, 2014
Transition Advisors president Joel Sinkin talks about what firms should do after a merger to retain their clients and staff members.
April 2, 2014
Gale Crosley of Crosley + Company discusses the practice areas and international opportunities that firms often overlook in trying to grow.
March 31, 2014
Running a little late could have big repercussions, especially at a firm in the midst of busy season. From escaped zebras to must-see TV, employers told CareerBuilder some of the most memorable excuses they've heard from tardy employees.
March 19, 2014
The NAEAs collection of ridiculous things tax clients believe.
March 10, 2014
The firms with the highest 2013 revenue growth in our Top 100 Firms/Regional Leaders list.
March 3, 2014
As companies gain more affordable access to new technology and platforms, they also seek to make smarter investments.
January 31, 2014
The Minnesota Society of CPAs recently conducted its annual survey about the most strange and unusual tax deductions proposed by clients.