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The 6 Questions for Understanding Cybersecurity

Fri Sep 19 09:51:02 PDT 2014

Cybersecurity is no longer merely an IT concern. Accountants and financial managers may have been thinking it's just the province of the tech guys, but now it's a financial issue as well....

Bramwell?s Lunch Beat: Here?s Some 2015 Tax Year Projections

Fri Sep 19 09:32:28 PDT 2014

The menu for Sept. 19 features specials on John Boehner says fixing ?the whole tax code? is a top GOP priority, Senate passes short-term extension of Internet Tax Freedom Act, the 20 most overrated things in accounting, and more....

10 Things to Consider Before Referring a Financial Advisor

Fri Sep 19 04:44:04 PDT 2014

By referring an advisor, you can help your clients, many of whom need professional advice. But how can you know when the financial advisor you are referring is competent and ethical?...

Accountants Use Their Skills in Divorce Arena

Thu Sep 18 10:20:43 PDT 2014

The fallout from divorce can wreak financial havoc long after the dust in the courtroom has settled. Accountants can help both parties move forward, thanks to their unique knowledge and skills....

Bramwell?s Lunch Beat: Supersized IRAs Under Scrutiny

Thu Sep 18 09:37:54 PDT 2014

The menu for Sept. 18 features specials on ex-DOJ tax head Kathryn Keneally has a new gig, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew says action on inversions coming ?very, very soon,? dissecting the OECD?s recommendations, and more....

Communication Styles: Embracing Differences

Thu Sep 18 08:15:06 PDT 2014

Event Date: October 21, 2014, 2 pm ETKristen Rampe will share how to speak and write more effectively by understanding your own and your audience?s communication style. When two people have very different communication styles, it?s easy for messages to get lost, misunderstood, and result in confusion, frustration or worse.  This workshop will help you overcome communication challenges with co-w...

How to Battle Expense Report Fraud

Thu Sep 18 03:48:35 PDT 2014

While most employees are honest and abide by corporate rules, there are enough dishonest ones to make a dent in the bottom line with expense report fraud. But there are steps companies can take....

Auditing Special Purpose Frameworks: Auditing Investments?Part 2

Wed Sep 17 10:36:51 PDT 2014

The difference between principles in U.S. GAAP and FRF for SMEs is just the beginning. Auditors also need to consider the effects of these differences on auditing procedures....

Bramwell?s Lunch Beat: Kenny G Is a Habitual Stockpicker

Wed Sep 17 04:11:56 PDT 2014

The menu for Sept. 17 features specials on OECD unveils recommendations to curb corporate tax avoidance, McGladrey to acquire Battelle Rippe Kingston, AICPA presses Congress for action on tax extenders, and more....

How to Steer Clear of the Mutual Fund Tax Trap

Wed Sep 17 03:32:34 PDT 2014

Accountants are not wealth managers, but wealth management decisions have important tax consequences. It's good business to help clients avoid unnecessary investment-oriented tax bills....

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