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SmartBrief for CFOs

Financial news and best practices

SmartBrief for CFOs

Q1 GDP contracts 0.7%

5/29/2015

  • CBS MoneyWatch

The U.S. economy contracted an annualized 0.7% in the first quarter, according to the Commerce Department, which had estimated 0.2% growth. Reasons for the decline include a bigger trade gap, slower c… Read More

InfoTech Update

CPA IT news and information

InfoTech Update

Published in partnership with: AICPA Information Technology

Politicians push to curb NSA surveillance

5/4/2015

  • Politico

The approaching expiration of key aspects of the Patriot Act has pushed Democrats and Republicans in Congress toward a common goal: reducing the surveillance power of the National Security Agency. Read More

BusIndNews

Accounting and finance news for business, industry and government

BusIndNews

Published in partnership with: American Institute of CPAs

IASB proposes one-year delay of revenue-recognition effective date

5/19/2015

  • Journal of Accountancy online

The International Accounting Standards Board published a proposal Tuesday seeking comment on a potential one-year delay of the effective date for the new revenue-recognition standard. The Financial Ac… Read More

CPA Letter Daily

The latest CPA news

CPA Letter Daily

Published in partnership with: American Institute of CPAs

SEC asked to review standards for posting on online database

5/29/2015

  • The Hill
  • The New York Times (tiered subscription model)

Sen. Charles Grassley, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, has asked Mary Jo White, head of the Securities and Exchange Commission, to review the standards for electronically posting financial… Read More

Financial Planning Digest

The latest news for CPA personal financial planners

Financial Planning Digest

Published in partnership with: American Institute of CPAs

Survey: Americans are concerned about the future of Social Security

5/28/2015

  • CNBC

Forty-one percent of respondents to a Pew Research Center survey don't think there will be any Social Security benefits left for them in retirement. That fear may be unfounded, but it's possible that … Read More

Inclusion Solutions

News on diversity and inclusion for the accounting profession

Inclusion Solutions

Published in partnership with: American Institute of CPAs

KPMG in U.S. picks first woman to serve as CEO

5/11/2015

  • Journal of Accountancy online

Lynne Doughtie, CPA, will become the first female CEO of KPMG in the U.S. on July 1. She's been with the firm for 30 years and has led its advisory business for the past few years. Doughtie's appointm… Read More