Inside Views

  • Deloitte renews support of City Year as 'National Strategy and Innovation Sponsor'

    November 9, 2015

    City Year and Deloitte announced last week that Deloitte is renewing its title as City Year's "National Strategy and Innovation Sponsor" for 2016, with a total investment of more than $1.1 million in cash and pro-bono consulting services.

  • OECD BEPS Heralds Big Changes for Tax Pros and Corporate Treasurers

    November 6, 2015

    The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s Base Erosion and Profit Shifting action plan is likely to have a major impact on tax planning at multinational corporations by both tax professionals and corporate treasurers.

  • Preparing to Execute Well This Tax Season

    November 6, 2015

    A significant amount of planning is typically involved before most major events. For example, the D-Day invasion was planned and scheduled with extreme detail months before its execution on June 6, 1944. Likewise, accountants each year experience a tax season that requires detailed planning and precise execution.

  • AICPA's Women's Leadership Summit, Nov. 12-13 in SF, to feature finance trailblazers

    November 6, 2015

    Women make up approximately half of all new accounting grads, but are still statistically underrepresented at the partner and other leadership levels. The AICPA's Global Women’s Leadership Summit, held Nov. 12 - 13 2015 at the Hilton San Francisco, looks to help women in the accounting and finance fields develop key business skills and maximize networking and mentoring opportunities to boost their careers.

  • Value Pricing: Is Your Firm Ready?

    November 6, 2015

    If you still believe we sell time, erase that thought immediately.

  • Study Suggests Clawbacks on Exec Comp Won’t Work

    November 5, 2015

    A new study predicts the Securities and Exchange Commission’s final regulations on clawbacks of incentive based compensation for corporate executives could backfire and only encourage companies to avoid the kinds of financial restatements that might trigger a clawback.

  • Taxes in the Sharing Economy

    November 5, 2015

    The sharing economy has created untold numbers of micro-entrepreneurs, who provide services through digital-age apps.

  • AICPA’s ‘Start Here, Go Places’ site redesigned for High School educators

    November 5, 2015

    The AICPA announced on Thursday the relaunch of their Start Here, Go Places website, a free online resource created to inform high school students about the range of careers in accounting.

  • How to fire “D” clients

    November 5, 2015

    Last month, we talked about the fact that workload compression is forcing us to change and modify our staffing models, but in many cases, we’re still barely making it through tax deadlines. As we come to grips with the fact that staffing will remain a key challenge for the foreseeable future, we’re forced to look elsewhere for solutions to making it through crunch periods.

  • IFAC Envisions ‘Integrated Thinking’ for Accountants

    November 4, 2015

    The International Federation of Accountants has published a paper calling for more “integrated thinking” by accountants.

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