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9/13/2019

Incorporating comments on a previous proposal, the Financial Accounting Standards Board has issued a reproposal that is designed to improve guidance used to determine whether debt should be classified as a current or noncurrent liability on a classified balance sheet.

9/13/2019

If your retirement savings are falling short, consider automating the process. This article offers additional savings tips and a breakdown of average savings by age group.

9/13/2019

The Internal Revenue Service has announced it is opening the Compliance Assurance Process program to new applicants for the first time in years, but applications must be made between Sept. 16 and Oct. 31. The CAP program lets large corporations resolve issues before they file tax returns. Corporations must meet several criteria to qualify for the program.

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9/13/2019

CEOs of startups must be able to stay calm in a crisis, given the potential for a new company's failure. Learn from these leaders by maintaining the right perspective and by being solution-oriented.

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9/13/2019

Third-party vendors can pose significant risk to cybersecurity. In this podcast, learn how finance departments can mitigate that risk and take a proactive approach toward protecting data.

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9/13/2019

Here are some tips to get the most out of Microsoft Excel in Office 365. They include a list of useful keyboard shortcuts, as well as an explanation of the Status Bar.

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9/13/2019

The budget deficit climbed in August, bringing the year-to-date tally for the first 11 months of the fiscal year to $1.07 trillion. That is up 18.8% compared with the previous year.

9/12/2019

"The approach of the powerful and destructive storm toward Central Florida triggered implementation of The IIA Global Headquarters' emergency management plan," writes IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers. "Fortunately, the storm's impact on our global headquarters ended up being minimal for The IIA and its staff." The storm, however, provided several risk management lessons at the organizational level and on a personal level, Chambers says.

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9/12/2019

President Donald Trump is delaying by two weeks the effective date of hiked tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese goods. Trump said it was a "gesture of good will" in response to a request from the Chinese government.

9/12/2019

Using a MADE -- message, action, details and evidence -- format when sending company emails can help you craft messages that are concise yet effective.

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