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SmartBrief for CFOs

Financial news and best practices

SmartBrief for CFOs

Teen says story of stock market millions was a hoax

12/16/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

A report about New York City high-school student Mohammed Islam making $72 million from trading stocks was a hoax, a spokesman for the teenager said. Islam and a friend said they hadn't made any money… Read More

InfoTech Update

CPA IT news and information

InfoTech Update

Published in partnership with: AICPA Information Technology

How small firms can use technology to improve their practice

12/4/2014

  • CPA Insider

This article explores the many technology choices CPAs at small firms need to make. Such choices include deciding between a desktop or a laptop computer, moving data to the cloud and knowing when a de… Read More

BusIndNews

Accounting and finance news for business, industry and government

BusIndNews

Published in partnership with: American Institute of CPAs

Calculating the cost of federal tax complexity

11/18/2014

  • Forbes

Though the government doesn't account for the dollar cost of federal tax complexity anymore, this article estimates that 7 billion hours were spent dealing with Treasury Department paperwork last year… Read More

CPA Letter Daily

The latest CPA news

CPA Letter Daily

Published in partnership with: American Institute of CPAs

PCAOB gears up for new audit inspection cycle

12/16/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Among the issues the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board will be looking for as it begins its next inspection of audits early next year are international tax, environmental risks and corporate i… Read More

Financial Planning Digest

The latest news for CPA personal financial planners

Financial Planning Digest

Published in partnership with: American Institute of CPAs

Will the spending bill boost investment adviser oversight?

12/15/2014

  • Hill, The
  • InvestmentNews (free registration)

A $1.1 trillion spending bill was approved by the Senate in a 56-40 vote on Saturday. The bill includes a $150 million bump in the Securities and Exchange Commission's budget, which raises the possibi… Read More

Inclusion Solutions

News on diversity and inclusion for the accounting profession

Inclusion Solutions

Published in partnership with: American Institute of CPAs

Miami-Dade County hears opposition to transgender protections

12/8/2014

  • Miami Herald (tiered subscription model), The

Advocates of legislation to ban discrimination against transgender people encountered strong opposition in Miami-Dade County last month. Opponents argued that the legislation is unnecessary and immora… Read More