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1/22/2018

Change is constant, and advisers must take steps to adapt to the preferences of a new generation of clients, the spread of robo platforms and other issues. Concentrating on clients' needs, providing solutions for clients and building your brand can help. Want to learn more about staying relevant and trends in services to individuals? Register for this upcoming webcast, which is FREE with CPE for all AICPA members.

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1/19/2018

Plenty of tools and filters exist to organize your email inbox, but they do not reduce the number of messages you receive. Try these nine tips to accomplish that goal.

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Inc. online
1/19/2018

The Financial Accounting Standards Board has proposed a standard that is intended to help organizations reclassify certain income effects in accumulated other comprehensive income resulting from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

1/19/2018

Only 39% of respondents to a Bankrate survey say they would use savings to pay for an unexpected expense of $1,000. Many respondents say they would use credit cards or would borrow from friends or family.

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1/19/2018

The online retailer plans to hire up to 50,000 workers at a second North American headquarters, the location of which will be announced this year. Did your city make the list?

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Financial Management
1/19/2018

The Internal Revenue Service says the number of identity-theft-related tax returns has fallen by about two-thirds as a result of the agency's partnership with the tax-software industry and state tax departments.

1/19/2018

Carter serves as CFO of Logicor.

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Reuters
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Simon Carter, CFO, Logicor
1/18/2018

"The vast majority of internal audit engagements are positive and constructive," writes IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers. "Yet, try as they might, internal auditors will sometimes find themselves on the receiving end of management's wrath." Chambers offers a few recommendations for how internal auditors can work to diffuse management's rancor.

1/18/2018

Chief data officers in the US are moving beyond simply meeting compliance goals and are using data to drive efficiencies. European companies have been slower to embrace the CDO role.

1/18/2018

In a case of first impression, the Tax Court has held a captive insurance company did not adequately distribute risk or sell insurance in the commonly accepted sense. As a result, its Section 831(b) election to be taxed as a small insurance company was invalid.

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The Tax Adviser
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