News

  • Raises slow for finance pros

    May 31, 2019

    An Association for Financial Professionals survey reported in early 2019 that 2018 salary increases for finance professionals were down—and CFOs fared the worst.

  • Congress could change HSA rules

    May 30, 2019

    Several bills introduced in Congress could modify the federal tax code to allow for broader use of health savings accounts (HSAs).

  • Key tips for auditors

    May 29, 2019

    A new Center for Audit Quality resource addresses some of the technology challenges facing auditors, audit committees and management.

  • Simplifying accounting for income taxes

    May 28, 2019

    FASB proposes an Accounting Standards Update that would simplify the rules for accounting for income taxes, reducing cost and complexity.

  • Four Excel tricks for greater efficiency

    May 27, 2019

    Most accountants use Microsoft Excel, but not all use it to its maximum potential. Discover four ways you can use Excel to become more efficient and effective.

  • The future of management accounting

    May 26, 2019

    International Management Accounting Day (May 6) prompted an Institute of Management Accountants executive to speculate on the next 100 years of management accounting.

  • Executive decision-making tips

    May 25, 2019

    A recent survey of more than 1,200 respondents underscores the frustration of broken and slow decision-making processes among executives and offers tips to help.

  • IRS corrects worksheet error

    May 24, 2019

    On May 15, the IRS notified tax software companies about an error in the instructions for the Tax Worksheet for the 2018 Schedule D. The corrected instructions should be downloaded.

  • S corps and charitable giving

    May 23, 2019

    Help clients understand the rules surrounding the pass through of charitable contribution deductions from an S corporation to its shareholders and the corresponding basis adjustments.

  • Benefits of audit data analytics

    May 22, 2019

    Audit data analytics (ADAs) can help CPAs leverage current technologies and move toward a more data-driven approach to planning or performing an audit.