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8/20/2019

People unsure about the timing of retirement can benefit from working an extra year. This can help them make sure they are ready and shore up finances.

8/20/2019

Tax managers are rated as having the strongest career opportunities, according to a survey by Glassdoor. The profession comes with a median base salary of $112,021 annually, well above the US average, the survey finds.

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MarketWatch
8/20/2019

The Business Roundtable, made up of CEOs from some of the biggest corporations, has adopted a statement that says maximizing shareholder value should not be the only priority of businesses. The statement says companies should also consider the well-being of employees, suppliers and the environment. For information on enhanced business reporting, visit the AICPA Financial Reporting Center page devoted to the topic.

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AICPA
8/20/2019

Understanding the timing rules is key to getting the full benefits of investments in Opportunity Zones. Learn about them.

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Tax Insider
8/20/2019

A well-planned strategy can make the difference between a successful launch and a complete flop.

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CPA Insider
8/20/2019

Understanding a few key concepts can enable financial professionals to help their businesses successfully target specialized audiences.

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Financial Management
8/20/2019

The Treasury Department is reconsidering a proposal to offer bonds that mature in 50 or 100 years, going beyond a 30-year maximum.

8/20/2019

To build an employee-development program, you must take stock of the business goals, both at the C-level and among employees, and speak with workers, writes James Scott. Avoid one-size-fits-all training options, create a clear timeline of expectations and be willing to adjust the program as needed, he writes.

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James Scott
8/19/2019

A college education is one of the largest expenses in many people's lives. However, there are several steps families can take to ease this financial burden.

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CNBC
8/19/2019

Relationships with the right professionals help CPAs provide the best possible service to their clients.

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CPA Insider