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A new report from the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) highlights what professional accountants need to do to prepare for a finance leadership role.
The AICPA announced Bob Graham, former US Senator and former Florida Governor, as the recipient of the AICPA Medal of Honor. Graham was presented the award by AICPA Chairman Richard Caturano, CPA, CGMA.
The ability of women in finance and accounting to advance through the ranks is better now than ten years ago, according to financial executives surveyed recently by global staffing firm Robert Half.
As IRS employees are returning to work following the conclusion of the sixteen-day federal government shutdown that ended late last week, the agency said on October 18 it is assessing the impact the work stoppage had on its national operations.
Young, beautiful Philippine designer Jeane Catherine Napoles filled a bathtub full with currency, climbed in, and took a photo of herself bathing bare in a sea of money. Then she posted it on social media.
Farmers and ranchers who previously were forced to sell livestock due to drought have an extended period of time in which to replace the livestock and defer tax on any gains from the forced sales, the IRS announced October 18.
Randolph Scott of Doylestown, Pennsylvania, an attorney whose practice included estate and probate matters, was charged by Indictment on October 3, 2013, with defrauding a client's estate of more than $1.7 million.
Almost eighteen months to the day that she began her tenure at CCH, Mackintosh is taking on a new responsibility: overseeing operations for the entire US CCH business as president and CEO.
What's your most powerful new business tool? For almost every accountant I talk to, it's word of mouth. But when I ask them what they're doing to grow their referrals, I'm often met with an uncomfortable silence.
The IRS reported on October 16 that Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN) renewals have been delayed for 2014 due to the federal government shutdown.
Followership is the key to leadership. In the past, the culture of being a follower was falling in line, which was interpreted as being quiet and doing what you were told. Today, organizations that seek followership do so for much different reasons.
Michael Bohinc, CPA, is a baseball nut, the son of a plumber, and the owner of Keeping Score, Inc., an accounting, tax, and business management advisory services firm. So he combined his background as he developed an industry niche focused on plumbing and HVAC contractors.
Firm leaders who want to know how the latest generation of CPAs are prepared to enhance their business and meet the demands of a "dynamic marketplace" need to look no further than the college accounting classroom.
New Zealand-based online accounting software provider Xero said on October 13 it has raised $150 million to fund a major expansion in the United States.
On October 15, Teresa Mackintosh, CPA, CITP, was named president and CEO of CCH Tax & Accounting US by parent company Wolters Kluwer, effective immediately.
A recent survey from Big Four firm EY explored the combination of external pressures and internal corporate plans for growth that international tax and finance executives are managing.
For the past twenty-two years, CPAs from the Houston CPA Society have been a consistent presence in Houston-area schools, dedicating their time and resources through the society's CPAs Helping Schools program.
How's the rollout of the Affordable Care Act going? Just fine, thank you, according to IRS official Sarah Hall Ingram, who is running the tax collection agency's end of the operation.
Following is the latest roundup of community news for the week of October 14, 2013.