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2/17/2017

Despite its stereotype as food for the rich and famous, caviar was once the diet of peasants. It is entering another phase, highlighted in a short documentary: Caviar harvesting is resource intensive, prompting concern about its future and sustainability.

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2/17/2017

Want to use different headers (or footers) on different pages in a document but can't figure out how to change the header on one page without changing it on all the pages? This Technology Q&A item hands you the key to unlocking this mystery.

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Microsoft Word
2/17/2017

In updated staff guidance issued Thursday, the PCAOB provided new information to firms on how to apply Form AP reporting requirements to professional staff in secondment arrangements.

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AP, PCAOB
2/17/2017

People may feel adrift after they retire if they don't have a new purpose or structure to replace the one they had with their careers. This article offers tips to help address that problem.

2/17/2017

In response to President Donald Trump's Jan. 20 executive order requiring the federal government to reduce the burden of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the Internal Revenue Service issued guidance on how it will treat individual income tax returns that do not indicate whether the taxpayers had health insurance coverage.

2/17/2017

Delta is adding meal service to some of its coast-to-coast flights for passengers in coach class. Delta tested the idea last year and said customer satisfaction rose significantly.

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Delta
2/16/2017

There are more actively disengaged employees than there are engaged ones, according to Gallup's research. The problem is often a result of corporate inefficiencies and bureaucracies, as well as inadequate training for managers.

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Entrepreneur online
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Gallup
2/16/2017

Recent legislation permits taxpayers who place eligible property in service during qualifying years to elect to accelerate their alternative minimum tax credits in lieu of bonus depreciation. This article explains when this election makes sense for taxpayers and when they will achieve better tax results by using bonus depreciation.

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The Tax Adviser
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alternative minimum tax
2/16/2017

CPA firms are using employee-friendly working arrangements to aid retention in a challenging labor market, according to the 2016 Management of an Accounting Practice (MAP) survey.

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labor market