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9/29/2020

Practitioners are not required to provide an opinion on non-generally accepted accounting principle measures during a financial statement audit, but they can be engaged to perform additional procedures related to this information, according to a Center for Audit Quality report.

9/29/2020

Federal beneficiaries who have not received $500 stimulus payments for children have until Wednesday to submit information to the Internal Revenue Service's nonfilers tool. Individuals and families who have not been sent stimulus payments and who do not file tax returns because they have little or no income have until Oct. 15 to provide information.

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9/29/2020

Successful leaders are finding new ways to deliver value and helping their organizations succeed during the coronavirus pandemic.

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FM
9/29/2020

New simplified accounting rules for small businesses do not apply to tax shelters -- and the definition of a tax shelter can cause problems for businesses with large deductions or losses during a tax year.

9/29/2020

Staying competitive with compensation is critical to retain top talent, but it's also vital to avoid setting unreasonably high salaries that strain your organization's budget. Here are several tips to form the right compensation package.

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Business News Daily
9/29/2020

Empathetic leadership can help organizations avoid employee burnout. Here are several steps for leaders to follow, including understanding the workforce and pivoting to serve employees' needs.

9/29/2020

Many people think branding a business simply means having a website and a logo. But it's more than that. Clients want consistent, positive experiences and meaningful interactions. Use these tips to solidify your brand and gain more clients.

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AICPA Insights
9/28/2020

With the economy in an uncertain state, 42% of employees say they are worried about the impact that using child care benefits would have on their employment, according to a report from Catalyst. However, many companies are stepping up to provide benefits, and employees can take certain steps to mitigate their concerns.

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CNBC
9/28/2020

For tax returns with a Sept. 15 due date that were affected by an e-filing software outage, the Internal Revenue Service will treat a return and any elections filed with that return as timely filed if the taxpayer had successfully e-filed the return and any elections by Sept. 17.

9/28/2020

Some large companies are offering executives early retirement to save on costs. This article outlines issues to consider before accepting or rejecting such a package.

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