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8/14/2018

Amendments the Financial Accounting Standards Board has proposed are intended to make implementation of the new lease accounting standard easier and less costly for lessors.

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FASB
8/14/2018

CPA firm clients can easily get agitated when dealing with difficult financial issues. For a CPA, putting these clients at ease might be as important as deploying skills to help them with technical issues.

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CPA Insider
8/14/2018

Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance continues to evolve as companies deal with changing regulations and with business events such as mergers and acquisitions. Large filers have experienced an increase in Sarbanes-Oxley compliance costs this year, according to a report by Protiviti.

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CFO
8/14/2018

Retirees who return to work part time might experience a temporary reduction in Social Security checks if they claimed benefits before the full retirement age. Working part time could also trigger additional costs for Medicare.

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CNBC
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Medicare
8/14/2018

Lowering of the corporate tax rate to 21% has prompted many taxpayers to consider C corporation status. That might not always be the best option, however.

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The Tax Adviser
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S Corp.
8/14/2018

Students are deciding on career paths at younger ages than ever before. That's why the AICPA has designed its high-school accounting course to introduce students to what a career in accounting is really all about.

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AICPA Insights
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AICPA
8/14/2018

EY plans to invest an additional $1 billion in technology and client services during the next two years. EY will use the money in areas such as risk management and software services.

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CIO Dive
8/14/2018

Wells, who has been with the company through high-growth years, will help choose a successor before leaving.

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USA Today
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David Wells, Netflix
8/13/2018

Find out what states are doing to get around the new $10,000 limit on deducting state and local taxes.

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The Tax Adviser
8/13/2018

CPAs have the skills needed to help members of the FIRE movement -- whose goal is to retire in their 40s, 50s, or younger -- reach their financial goals.