Making a positive societal impact and embracing workforce flexibility can help employers attract and keep the best young workers.
US consumers' credit profiles are improving as unemployment continues to fall and bankruptcies declared during tough economic times are removed from credit reports. In April, the average credit score hit 700 -- the highest mark since at least 2005, data from Fair Isaac show.
The Tax Court held that a husband whose wife mistakenly believed she had lost money in the Madoff investment fraud could not file a joint 2008 return after his wife had filed separately. He failed to establish that his wife, who refused to sign the joint return, was incapacitated at the time and also did not prove he was authorized to act as her agent.
The US is reviewing data provided by 80 Swiss banks that made deals to avoid prosecution. The information is anonymous, but officials are following the clues to identify account holders who moved their money elsewhere.
Knowing whether you are being paid enough according to your location, industry and experience is key, and online tools and research can help you make this determination. If you are making less money than others in similar circumstances, use a five-step process to ask for a raise.
Minutes of the latest Federal Reserve meeting describe how the central bank plans to unwind the $4.5 trillion bond portfolio it has built since the financial crisis. The process is expected to be slow, with bonds moving off the balance sheet at maturity to keep government-debt yields from spiking.
Hundreds of CPAs visited with lawmakers and congressional staff this week to advocate on four key issues for the profession. Here are tips on how to schedule a similar visit or get your voice heard from back home.
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