A new survey from the staffing company Accountemps finds that the top reason cited by CFOs for why their employees fail to advance is poor interpersonal skills (30 percent).
Talk about putting on the blinders. More than half of CFOs are unaware of the forthcoming revenue recognition standards due out this summer from the Financial Accounting Standards Board and the International Accounting Standards Board, according to a new survey by Grant Thornton.
We secretly knew all along that accounting was a glamorous profession, but now we have proof.
New England Colleges School of Graduate and Professional Studies has produced an attractive and amusing infographic charting the rise of the forensic accounting discipline.
Sales and use tax software providers are hoping that Congress will pass the Marketplace Fairness Act, which would require online merchants to collect sales taxes from customers who owe it for Internet purchases.
PricewaterhouseCoopers has been expanding its involvement with sustainability reporting as more of its clients account for their efforts to go green.
Late last month, the Justice Department shut down Liberty Reserve, a company that facilitated international money laundering by using digital currency to transmit funds.
A trade organization for credit unions has written to the Financial Accounting Standards Board asking for changes in its proposed standards for credit losses in its financial instruments project, which differ from those of the International Accounting Standards Board.
UHY LLP is getting involved in supporting technology startup companies and the CPA firm is finding some new clients that it can guide through the funding and M&A process.
The IRS released the final regulations for Phase III of cost basis reporting of debt instruments, options and single stock futures on April 18, and the tax profession is sorting out what the new rules mean and how they will affect firms and their clients.
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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.