Accounting
Top stories summarized by our editors
7/19/2019

Negotiators have agreed on core aspects of a deal to raise the US debt limit and to establish a $1.3 trillion level for agency budgets, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says. The debt-limit increase would cover two years, he says.

More Summaries:
Steven Mnuchin
7/19/2019

Following certain tips, including considering the audience and proofreading, can help you avoid mistakes when writing business emails.

7/19/2019

Health care is an important consideration for retirees, and Medicare doesn't pay for most medical care received outside the US. Those who move outside the country after retiring might need to seek additional health insurance.

7/19/2019

Fifty years after astronauts landed on the moon, the space sector is a growing market. Learn more about the role of private companies in building satellites and rockets in this interactive graphic.

Full Story:
Financial Management
7/19/2019

Find out how to calculate the complicated qualified business income deduction step by step in this useful article.

7/19/2019

Here are two ways to sync settings and data files across multiple computers in Windows 10 so changes made on one machine automatically show up on all computers.

7/19/2019

Group of Seven finance ministers and central bankers have agreed technology firms can be taxed where revenue is generated, even if they have no physical presence in the jurisdiction. Ministers have also decided digital currencies such as Facebook's libra must be strictly regulated to prevent disruption to the financial system.

Full Story:
Reuters
More Summaries:
Facebook
7/19/2019

Former LendingTree President Mitchell York offers 10 tips for finance leaders to get the most out of staff meetings. One suggestion: At the end of the meeting, ask participants to score it from 1-10 with the ultimate goal of regularly achieving level-10 meetings.

Full Story:
CFO
7/19/2019

Paul was the CFO at Hulu.

More Summaries:
Amazon Studios, Hulu
7/18/2019

During a "fireside chat" with Academy Award-winning actor Richard Dreyfuss that kicked off The IIA's International Conference, IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers was surprised when Dreyfuss told the audience of internal auditors that they are working for the wrong people. "His point," Chambers writes, was that "[i]nternal audit's work providing independent assurance, accountability, and transparency is too important to be kept within the organization."