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4/15/2021

Internal Auditor's new "IAm" blog series puts a face on the mysterious "internal auditor." Meet The IIA's members at work and at play. Mike Padilla's love and knowledge of craft beer led him to his newest certification.

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Internal Auditor
4/15/2021

The average job tenure for a CFO is 4.7 years, according to Korn Ferry, although estimates vary. Moving from one job to another too quickly can impair a person's career trajectory and prevent them from becoming fully immersed in a business.

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CFO
4/15/2021

The job interview and hiring process is uncomfortable for many, especially when the discussion of salary expectations arises. Arm yourself with research, your salary baseline minimum and confidence to ask for what you're worth.

4/15/2021

The Internal Revenue Service provided for penalty relief under Sec. 6656 for an employer's failure to timely deposit certain employment taxes with the IRS to allow employers to immediately take advantage of various credits enacted in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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SEC
4/15/2021

The keynote speaker for the AICPA & CIMA Employee Benefit Plans Conference shares in this podcast episode with transcript why it's important for all of us to have a bucket list.

4/15/2021

Accounting and finance technology has proved to be critical for businesses scrambling to stay afloat during the pandemic, with nearly 30% calling it their "saving grace," according to a report from Sage. Seventy-seven percent of businesses continue to invest more in technology, and cloud accounting/finance technology is among the top areas of interest.

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TechRepublic
4/15/2021

It's not unusual to encounter a client whose thinking is flawed or skewed by emotion. Here's how to help clients recognize and discard biases that may be harmful to their financial health.

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CPA Insider
4/15/2021

Companies offering employees financial incentives to get coronavirus vaccinations should be aware of the legal implications. Here is a look at relevant issues to keep in mind.

4/15/2021

German zookeepers have given a skateboard to Helmuth, a 23-year-old male African spurred tortoise, to help him move around after dealing with health and mobility issues. Helmuth's leg strength is improving as he lies on the skateboard like a dolly to help him maneuver.

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Zenger News
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Tortoise
4/15/2021

Special-purpose acquisition companies, which provide an expedited avenue for taking private companies public, must have sound internal controls over financial reporting, experts say. However, that is a challenge because of the speed at which SPAC mergers occur, because "there are all the challenges you normally have, but put into a much more stringent time frame, which elevates the stress factors," says Jeff Murphy of advisory firm Stout.

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Stout