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1/15/2021

Companies want to keep their best talent as long as possible, but ineffective onboarding can make this difficult. Here are six suggestions to make onboarding as employee-friendly as possible.

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Business 2 Community
1/15/2021

Procedural guidance from the Small Business Administration outlines processes Paycheck Protection Program borrowers and lenders must follow to reapply for a first-draw PPP loan or request an increase to a loan approved by Aug. 8, which is when the first iteration of the PPP stopped accepting applications.

1/15/2021

New legislation makes it possible for some clients to take advantage of both Paycheck Protection Program loans and the Employee Retention Credit. Find out how you can guide them through this planning opportunity.

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AICPA Insights
1/15/2021

The Internal Revenue Service's Taxpayer Advocate Service is intended to help taxpayers who are suffering significant hardship from IRS action. Learn how this program works.

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Taxpayer Advocate Service
1/15/2021

Licensed CPAs can apply for individual .cpa domains beginning at 10 a.m. ET today, the AICPA has announced. Thousands of firms and approved organizations applied for the top-level domain during their application window, which was open from Sept. 1 until Thursday.

1/14/2021

IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers dives deep into the World Economic Forum's third edition of "The Future of Jobs Report." He writes that "buried within the report is a treasure trove of information on how the job market is likely to be impacted by COVID-19 and the ongoing Fourth Industrial Revolution, the digital revolution," and he notes that there "is also an ominous forecast for those of us in the audit profession."

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Richard Chambers
1/14/2021

Peter Apian's 1524 book "Cosmographia" offered some of the first movable volvelles -- images made of paper that could move -- to help readers chart the stars and planets. The book was a hit in its day, as it was published in 14 languages.

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OpenCulture Blog
1/14/2021

Preparing to retire means having thorough understanding of financial and nonfinancial aspects of your situation. Here are seven questions to ask yourself, including how you will spend your time and how you will cover the cost of health care.

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Kiplinger online
1/14/2021

Keeping browser tabs in order doesn't have to be a complicated or software-heavy endeavor. Here are some tips for staying organized, starting with using separate windows for various tasks, each with its own tabs.

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Fast Company online
1/14/2021

Lenders with $1 billion or less in assets can start making Paycheck Protection Program loans Friday, according to the Small Business Administration and the Treasury Department. The application window opens for all lenders Tuesday. Both openings apply to first- and second-draw loans.

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