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5/23/2019

"One of the highlights from each year's International Internal Audit Awareness Month is the numerous public proclamations promoting the profession," writes IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers. "In my mind, such proclamations acknowledge a fundamental truth: Internal audit boosts transparency and accountability in the public sector." Chambers says that is why he is disappointed when jurisdictions that have already recognized internal audit's value take a step backward.

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Richard Chambers
5/23/2019

If left uncorrected, small missteps can prevent advancement. Fortunately, there are things you can do to correct minor mistakes you have made.

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Financial Management
5/23/2019

The Governmental Accounting Standards Board has proposed guidance for state and local government accounting for subscription-based IT arrangements.

5/23/2019

People approaching retirement age with little or no savings are in a difficult situation, but there are positive steps they can take. This article offers three practical catch-up strategies.

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Fox Business
5/23/2019

Managing a pension plan is an added responsibility for a CFO, and a poorly run plan can threaten cash flow and cause other problems. Here are four ways to deal with pension-plan risk.

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CFO
5/23/2019

Computing total W-2 wages under Sec. 199A appears daunting because three possible methods are available. Here's what to consider in making the choice.

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The Tax Adviser
5/23/2019

When the new year came around, you set some brand-new goals. A crucial step in meeting those goals is regularly reassessing them and evaluating your progress. Now that 2019 is almost halfway over, here's how you can do so and stay on track.

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AICPA Insights
5/23/2019

Arguments sometimes arise during meetings, but the most effective teams are able to confront these conflicts and to maintain positive relationships. Seven tips can help.

5/23/2019

The company is moving to North Carolina from Pennsylvania. A search for Alexos' replacement is underway.

5/23/2019

The Social Security Administration has stepped up its issuance of "no-match" letters as it sent 575,000 of them in March and April, lawyer Becki Young writes. Employers should be proactive with regard to I-9 compliance by taking such steps as conducting yearly internal audits of I-9 files, Young writes.