Inside Views

  • The CPA as a Persuasive Leader

    March 13, 2015

    As CPAs, we usually live in a world of absolutes.

  • Survey finds majority of SMBs using outdated expense management tools

    March 13, 2015

    On Wednesday, expense management solutions and services provider Concur released the findings of its ‘SMB Financial Decision Makers’ survey, which found that small and medium businesses’ expense management solutions relied heavily on manual methods that contradicted employee needs and policies, while also compromising overall profitability.

  • Accounting Firms Face up to Diversity Challenges

    March 12, 2015

    The accounting profession has long grappled with the question of how to diversify its ranks to provide better representation of women and minorities, particularly in the upper echelons of firms.

  • Simplicity in Tax Reform

    March 12, 2015

    Tax reform, if it happens in the next two years, will occur in incremental steps rather than as a comprehensive package.

  • N.C. firm DMJ & Co. raises more than $13,000 at 15th annual Polar Plunge

    March 12, 2015

    North Carolina accounting firm DMJ & Co., PLLC (DMJ) recently participated in the 15th annual Polar Plunge for Special Olympics North Carolina on Saturday, February 28. Organized by the Guilford County Sheriff's Department, the event was held at Wet N' Wild Emerald Pointe and raised more than $18,000 for the Special Olympics.

  • Top 3 Regulatory Issues Accountants Should Monitor This Year

    March 11, 2015

    Each New Year brings with it issues and regulations—both new and revisited—that cause accountants and their small business clients to scramble in order to remain compliant with the law.

  • Iranian Accounting Firms Weather Sanctions

    March 11, 2015

    While the major international accounting firms no longer do business in Iran, the country’s own accounting firms have been faring well, according to a new report.

  • AICPA webcast on the business of legalized marijuana urges caution for interested CPAs

    March 11, 2015

    Last Thursday, the AICPA held their webcast on recent marijuana developments in the United States, Understanding the Impact of Legalized Marijuana on the CPA Profession. The general consensus from the panel of experts indicated that CPA's interested in pursuing business opportunities in the emerging marketplace should show caution and best judgment during this emerging period of business.

  • Managing Strategy at Your Firm

    March 10, 2015

    How should the managing partner or CEO of a firm think and react in order to keep the firm lively and vibrant?

  • Shareholders Expected to Discuss Internal Controls and PCAOB Standards at Annual Meetings

    March 10, 2015

    BDO USA has issued its annual list of the top issues it expects to be raised at the annual general meetings of shareholders during the coming year.


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