Inside Views

  • College Choice ranks UMass as best online master's in accounting program for 2016

    June 13, 2016

    College Choice, an online resource ranking various college programs and institutions, recently unveiled their 2016 ranking for the best online master's in accounting programs. The University of Massachusetts and their Isenberg School of Management topped the list for digital master's programs.

  • Connecticut Society of CPAs award 2016 'Educator of Excellence' awards

    June 13, 2016

    The Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants (CTCPA) announced last week that the Society has presented two Connecticut accounting educators with their 2016 Educator of Excellence awards at the organization’s Recognition Reception held in Plantsville.

  • Staggered Board Elections Hurt Audit Committees

    June 10, 2016

    Staggered terms of board directors at public companies have fallen out of favor in recent years, in part because they give shareholders less influence over management, and new research suggests a staggered board structure could also hurt the effectiveness of audit committees.

  • CPA Ontario announces winners of 2016 COIN Competition

    June 10, 2016

    CPA Ontario announced on Friday that Logan Joyce, of Kingston's Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School, placed first in the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario's 2016 COIN Competition. The organization held its annual competition on May 4 this year, which looks to give high school students considering a CPA career the opportunity to complete a 75-question, multiple-choice quiz.

  • Standing up for the CMA

    June 10, 2016

    The president of the IMA on the future of management accounting

  • KPMG announces 'Future Leaders Program' initiative with ambassador Condoleezza Rice

    June 10, 2016

    KPMG announced this week the launch of the KPMG Future Leaders Program - a new charitable initiative that looks to develop future women leaders. Also of note, KPMG announced that former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will serve as ambassador to the program.

  • Marketplace Notices to Employers: What They Mean, What to Do

    June 10, 2016

    This year, for the first time ever, employers will begin receiving notices from the Federally Facilitated Marketplace indicating that one of their employees signed up for health coverage through the Marketplace and received advanced premium subsidies for that coverage.

  • The Myths and Realities of Hiring 'A Talent'

    June 9, 2016

    Every accounting firm leader knows you are only as good as your talent.

  • There's Gold in Them Thar Accounting

    June 8, 2016

    The World Gold Council, a market development organization for the gold industry, has some ideas about developing a common accounting framework for gold that could be used by central banks in countries around the world.

  • Are You Kidding Me?

    June 8, 2016

    The recent AICPA/NASBA CPE Standards Exposure Draft comment period ended on April 30. This was actually a “re-exposure” because of the volume and nature of comments received on the original exposure draft. But it really isn’t clear what these proposed revised CPE standards are trying to accomplish.