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SmartBrief for CFOs

Financial news and best practices

SmartBrief for CFOs

It's still rare for a CFO to make the leap to CEO

11/26/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Though three CFOs have recently become CEOs of major companies, this cannot be deemed a trend, according to Crist|Kolder statistics, which show that 7% of CEOs at the largest companies were CFO before… Read More

InfoTech Update

CPA IT news and information

InfoTech Update

Published in partnership with: AICPA Information Technology

Survey: Businesses concerned about online security

11/3/2014

  • eWeek

A vast majority of IT decision-makers in business thinks IT security is a major and growing challenge, according to a study from network-security specialist Fortinet. Survey participants cite the freq… Read More

BusIndNews

Accounting and finance news for business, industry and government

BusIndNews

Published in partnership with: American Institute of CPAs

Calculating the cost of federal tax complexity

11/18/2014

  • Forbes

Though the government doesn't account for the dollar cost of federal tax complexity anymore, this article estimates that 7 billion hours were spent dealing with Treasury Department paperwork last year… Read More

CPA Letter Daily

The latest CPA news

CPA Letter Daily

Published in partnership with: American Institute of CPAs

SEC faces pressure to move forward on fiduciary standard

11/26/2014

  • Financial Advisor online

A number of organizations are pressuring the Securities and Exchange Commission to make progress on a fiduciary standard for broker-dealers. The groups want the agency's economic analysis of the propo… Read More

Financial Planning Digest

The latest news for CPA personal financial planners

Financial Planning Digest

Published in partnership with: American Institute of CPAs

Pope urges accountants to pursue progress for all

11/24/2014

  • Journal of Accountancy online

In a Nov. 14 address in Rome to World Congress of Accountants delegates, Pope Francis reminded accountants that their work is a service to the community and encouraged the profession to use this persp… Read More

Inclusion Solutions

News on diversity and inclusion for the accounting profession

Inclusion Solutions

Published in partnership with: American Institute of CPAs

Substitute teacher fired for racial slurs in class

11/10/2014

  • DiversityInc magazine online

A substitute teacher in Chicago was accused of repeatedly referring to black students with a racial slur and calling them slaves during a lecture. The teacher was fired; one parent has urged police to… Read More