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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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Treasury Department
4/19/2018

Filing your tax return can provide a great impetus for updating your financial plan, CPA financial planners say, because it requires you to organize financial information and to have it close at hand. Having too large of a tax refund or having to pay too much tax can be a sign your financial plan needs revising.

4/19/2018

Retirement can bring financial surprises for even the most-prepared people, so here is a look at seven common misconceptions.

4/19/2018

As finance functions become more efficient, companies are concentrating on making them more productive. This has a wide range of implications for the skills employers are seeking.

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Financial Management
4/19/2018

The Supreme Court has heard oral arguments in South Dakota v. Wayfair, in which the court is being asked to overturn a requirement that sellers have a physical presence in a state for that state to require them to collect sales tax.

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Supreme Court, Wayfair
4/19/2018

Many Group of 20 countries have "weak" or "average" tools to fight financial secrecy, according to Transparency International.

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The Associated Press
4/19/2018

Rowe serves as CFO at VMware.

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Zane Rowe, CFO, VMware
4/19/2018

Companies need to be proactive about staying in compliance with anti-money-laundering regulations by creating a comprehensive plan to recognize, audit and report violations, writes Deanna Murray of Digital Intelligence Systems. Murray outlines the need for internal control reviews and five other key components of a strong anti-money-laundering plan.