Accounting

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

Japanese yen falling too fast, finance minister says

11/21/2014

  • Reuters

Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said he is concerned that the yen's fall against the U.S. dollar is "too rapid." The comments triggered a spike in the yen's value on currency markets. He said the g… Read More

Financial Planning Digest

The latest news for CPA personal financial planners

Financial Planning Digest

Published in partnership with: American Institute of CPAs

Senator asks IRS to scrutinize "mega IRAs"

11/20/2014

  • ThinkAdvisor

Holders of large individual retirement accounts are using alternative investment strategies to cut their taxes, a Government Accountability Office report has found. Senate Finance Committee Chairman R… 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