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6/18/2018

Social media platforms, cellphone services and smart TVs may track more of your personal data than you realize. However, you can protect your personal information by changing certain settings.

6/18/2018

Running out of money in retirement is a widespread concern, so here are five suggestions for promoting financial security. Tips include analyzing the effect of inflation and developing a retirement income plan.

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Forbes
6/18/2018

Factors such as a person's combined income, state of residence and required minimum distributions can affect his or her tax obligations in retirement.

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The Associated Press
6/18/2018

On Thursday, the AICPA sent a letter to the Internal Revenue Service outlining its recommendations for items of tax guidance that should be priorities for the Service to issue from July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019. The recommended guidance projects included issues under P.L. 115-97, known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, and other ongoing issues.

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AICPA, Internal Revenue Service
6/18/2018

This summer may be more busy than usual for tax practitioners as they prepare for the changes brought about by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. In this podcast, learn how practitioners can keep up with the changes and help clients understand them.

6/18/2018

Kathy Kraninger is President Donald Trump's selection to be the next leader of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, according to the White House. Kraninger, who is an associate director at the Office of Management and Budget, would need to be confirmed by the Senate.

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CNN, ABC News
6/18/2018

Total US charitable giving reached a new high last year, $410 billion, according to the Giving USA Foundation.

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Giving USA Foundation
6/18/2018

Father's Day is a time to celebrate the dads in your life. We asked a few CPA dads what they hoped for on their special day. Here's what they said.

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AICPA Insights
6/18/2018

ASX is looking for a replacement for Aziz, who will leave the company in September.

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ASX
6/18/2018

An archaeologist has determined that it may have taken 15 people or fewer to place the stone hats atop the huge stone statues at Easter Island. The workers could have used rope systems to roll stone cylinders up ramps toward the top of the statues before tipping the cylinders into place, according to archaeologist Sean Hixon and his colleagues.

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Science News