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3/26/2020

The Securities and Exchange Commission has extended coronavirus-related filing relief provided to public companies, funds and investment advisers.

3/26/2020

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, a $2 trillion stimulus bill passed by the Senate, contains many tax provisions. The House is expected to vote on the bill Friday. Here's a look at the tax items, which include credits and temporary changes to retirement plan rules.

3/26/2020

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development offers ideas on how governments can lessen the coronavirus pandemic's economic impact with tax relief.

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3/26/2020

With many states closing schools and issuing stay-at-home mandates, families are struggling to establish a routine. Following certain steps can help working parents get things done while supporting children's education.

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3/26/2020

Several steps, including adjusting expectations and regularly communicating with others, can help you lead your team while practicing social distancing.

3/26/2020

With so many employees working from home for the first time amid the coronavirus pandemic, web conferencing tools have become essential for staying in touch with co-workers. Here are some tips for creating a presentable and professional background for video chats.

3/26/2020

Resources are inadequately allotted to governance, cybersecurity and other common risks under internal audit plans, according to The IIA's 2020 North American Pulse of Internal Audit. The report shows that 77% of internal audit executives deem cybersecurity a high risk but that 32% of internal audit plans allocate no resources to the subject.

3/26/2020

An effective internal audit function needs team members from across an organization so that the program has shared ownership, writes Marie Lawton of Advanced Atomization Technologies. Lawton explains how to build a multifunctional team and emphasizes involvement by everyone during an audit, including presenting results to leadership.

3/25/2020

Precautions taken against the coronavirus have emptied offices and headquarters of audit firms and clients. Remote audit procedures, which have gained in popularity in recent years because of technological advancement, might provide options for auditors in this environment.

3/25/2020

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Internal Revenue Service has posted 24 questions and answers to clarify a notice delaying certain tax filing and payment deadlines until July 15. The IRS says it will consider issuing more guidance.