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The IRS is changing its controversial policy of accessing taxpayer e-mails without first obtaining a warrant, but it’s not making any promises regarding social media postings on sites like Facebook and Twitter.
Tax season 2013 is over and the M&A frenzy will pick back up again where it left off. So, what's your practice worth? What can you expect whether you're a buyer or seller? One thing is for sure – baby boomers are selling at a rate the profession has never seen before.
As difficult as it has become to locate top performers, keeping them on board is proving to be an even greater worry for employers. Nearly four in ten CFOs interviewed said retaining valuable employees is their biggest staffing concern for the next twelve months.
Knowing just how satisfied clients are with your services might be difficult if not impossible to gauge on a daily basis. For accountants, recognizing whether clients are considering shifting to another service provider is not always blatantly obvious.
Sage North America announced April 18, 2013, the availability of Sage 50 Accounting 2014-US Edition for small businesses. The 2014 release coincides with National Financial Capability Month. Sage North America also released findings of a survey to determine the "financial literacy" of small business owners.
In the world of social media, bogus social media accounts abound. Anyone can create or even buy a fake account and use it for a variety of reasons – to make themselves appear more popular than they are, to send span, or for malicious reasons.
Tax Freedom Day® arrives today, the 108th day of 2013, according to the Tax Foundation's annual calculation. Americans will work well over three months of the year before they have earned enough money to pay this year's tax obligations.
Now that the tax return season is over – at least for those filers who didn't request extensions – invariably, some of your clients will ask you this question: How long do I need to keep copies of my tax return?
June 21 will likely be an important day for the FASB and the Private Company Council (PCC). That day will mark the end of a public comment period on a proposed private company decision-making framework that the FASB and the PCC are developing.
Boston-area taxpayers and others affected by the tragedy at the Boston Marathon earlier this week now have until July 15 to file their taxes or make payments.
The majority of our society is familiar with the phrase "You never get a second chance to make a first impression." While the inherent logic of the phrase is apparent, our minds typically associate the phrase only with an initial face-to-face encounter between individuals.
Last January, AccountingWEB had the pleasure of meeting Cindy Mayhak – a fitness pioneer in the accounting profession who decided to break away from her desk without breaking away from the office by using a TrekDesk.
The 2014 version of Sage 50, formerly known as Peachtree Accounting, is available for purchase now. As a result, certain users who rely on the payroll subscription are going to experience sticker shock in the near future.
Exposure is vital to the growth of your firm, but the different channels can be intimidating. With endless social media avenues, websites, and networking events, it's easy to get overwhelmed.
NBA agent LaPoe Smith Jr. of San Antonio is fighting one legal battle after another, though to some extent, the battles are connected. Smith has represented NBA stars that include Antoine Walker, Bo Outlaw, and Penny Hardaway as well as pro athletes from other sports.
No matter how well we organize our to-do lists and how productive we are in handling the products and tasks, invariably, unexpected obligations, interruptions, and other developments arise that are going to throw us off.
Vault.com released its 2014 Vault Accounting 50, a ranking of the fifty best accounting firms in the nation to work for. The survey asked more than 7,900 accountants to assess their peer accounting firms on a scale of one to ten based on prestige and quality of life factors.
Today's workplace fitness exercise will get your heart pumping and help you celebrate – you made it through tax season! Congratulations!
By Ken Berry
Following is the latest roundup of community news for the week of April 15, 2013.