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2/26/2021

Complementary proposals by the AICPA Professional Ethics Executive Committee and the AICPA Auditing Standards Board would provide guidance for CPAs on responsibilities related to noncompliance with laws and regulations.

2/26/2021

Last filing season felt like a rambling, run-on sentence. But you can take steps to make this season better than the last. Here are some ideas to consider.

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AICPA Insights
2/26/2021

A smarter and more automated operating model for corporate reporting is on the horizon, according to results of an EY survey.

2/26/2021

The accounting profession is celebrating the 100th anniversary of licensure of the first Black CPA. Meanwhile, the Paycheck Protection Program is targeting small businesses, and an accounting alternative for goodwill is emerging for private companies and not-for-profits. Learn more in this podcast with transcript.

2/26/2021

The role of the CFO has evolved far beyond financial prowess to include skills such as communication, strategic awareness and technological savvy.

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CFO
2/26/2021

State and local governments are permitted to establish Sec. 457 government retirement plans but usually not Sec. 401(k) plans. Find out differences between the two, including rules on early distributions.

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The Tax Adviser
2/26/2021

The feeling of exhaustion after participating in a videoconference is not in your imagination, and researchers have identified several potential reasons for this phenomenon. This article offers five ways to minimize Zoom fatigue.

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CNBC
2/26/2021

Dealing with business email can be frustrating, but the problem ultimately stems from a flawed workflow. One solution is to rethink processes, such as scheduling meetings, and look for solutions outside the email inbox.

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Fast Company online
2/26/2021

The House is prepared to vote today on a $1.9 trillion bill to provide additional economic relief to businesses and consumers as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. If the bill clears the House as expected, it will move to the Senate.

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CNBC
2/25/2021

IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers examines the perceptions of internal audit based on a new comic strip from Dilbert that pokes at management's perception of and reaction to internal auditors. While it's funny, Chambers writes that it does beg the question, "Why does management so frequently assume that we are just there to 'find problems?' "

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