Congress must act to raise the debt limit earlier than previously thought, as Treasury Secretary Jack Lew predicts that the federal government's cash reserves will dwindle to $30 billion on or around Nov. 5. The date falls shortly after House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, is scheduled to depart.
Terminology and techniques have changed significantly since the standard for federal government agencies' accounting for internal-use software was issued in 1998. A recent proposal attempts to address challenges that have arisen as a result of those changes.
Inspectors from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board have three general areas that they are examining closely in their inspections of registered auditors in 2015, a brief published Thursday notes.
Employees may see changes to their health insurance coverage as employers look to avoid a 40% tax on high-cost health plans that is set to begin in 2018. To cut costs, companies may take a number of steps, ranging from promoting healthy living to increasing deductibles.
Just 34 companies went public in the third quarter, a 43% drop from the same period last year, according to Renaissance Capital. A number of planned IPOs were shelved or postponed, and many companies that did go public posted weak performance.
While Hurricane Joaquin's path is still a mystery to meteorologists, it is a good reminder to take stock of your organization's disaster preparedness.
Businesses are increasingly relying on surveillance tactics to monitor employees. These tactics may include criminal background checks and monitoring of employees' emails and phone calls. Forty-seven percent of compliance professionals in the financial-services industry expect the largest portion of their budgets to go toward surveillance, according to a Nasdaq survey.
C corporations are allowed ordinary loss treatment when stock in an affiliated corporation becomes worthless. This article explores whether S corporations should get the same treatment now that they can own subsidiaries -- a topic on which there is currently no definitive guidance.
The economy gained 142,000 jobs last month, according to the Labor Department, which was below economists' expectations. The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.1%. Previously reported payroll gains during August and July were revised downward.
Companies including Starbucks, Costco Wholesale and Whole Foods Market offer part-time employees perks such as health care benefits and tuition assistance. Other such companies include UPS, Lowe's, Staples, Home Depot, Trader Joe's and REI.
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