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4/20/2018

Retirees should have a plan for dealing with inflation, which is showing signs of emerging. Here are seven suggestions to consider.

4/20/2018

The new, larger standard deduction makes it less likely individuals will have a tax benefit from making charitable contributions. Find out how individual taxpayers and not-for-profit organizations should plan for this change.

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Tax Insider
4/20/2018

For various reasons, many CFOs do not have a clear view of where profit and costs come from. A technique known as square root costing might be able to address this issue and provide clarity.

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CFO
4/20/2018

The most productive individual contributors do not always make successful managers because leading others effectively requires a different set of skills. Companies can address the issue by helping their most promising employees develop six leadership skills before promoting them.

4/20/2018

A handy formula can help Excel users display the file name of their Excel workbook within one or more worksheets without doing it manually.

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Financial Management
4/20/2018

CPAs whose work for clients is limited to preparing tax returns might be missing out on an opportunity to do more. Providing strategic advice on how clients can manage their finances can help CPAs deliver value all year long.

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CPA Insider
4/20/2018

Morris had been interim CFO since November. He has also served as general counsel, chief administrative officer and secretary.

4/19/2018

"It's not hard to spot signs of toxic cultures," writes IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers. "They generally have poor communications, as well as distracted and unproductive employees, and there tends to be a lot of finger-pointing and blame games when things go wrong," he writes.

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Richard Chambers
4/19/2018

Standards are drafted and updated all of the time. Did you know you can have a say in them? Write a comment letter to share your perspective. It's easier than you might think. Here are hints to help you shape the rules and the way we practice.

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AICPA Insights
4/19/2018

People who have student loans that are in default might not receive expected tax refunds because the government might apply this money to overdue balances. In fiscal 2017, the Treasury Department collected close to $2.6 billion owed on defaulted student loans.

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USA Today
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