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7/13/2018

Two memos issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board staff shed light on solutions to implementation challenges some preparers of private-company financial statements have faced with the new revenue recognition standard.

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7/13/2018

Retirees sometimes return to the workforce, because they either don't have enough money or feel unfulfilled. Here are eight ways to ensure retirement is permanent.

7/13/2018

The draft 2019 Form W-4, Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate, is too complicated and would put the burden on employers and employees to determine the correct amount of income tax withholding, the AICPA has written in a letter to the Internal Revenue Service.

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7/13/2018

Financial professionals can assist in the creation and management of public benefit corporations, which are designed to create value for everyone -- not just shareholders.

7/13/2018

You don't have to reinvent the wheel when it comes to developing growth strategies and planning for your firm's future. Here are five resources to help you fine-tune your practice and achieve even greater success.

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AICPA Insights
7/13/2018

China's trade surplus with the US reached a record high of $28.9 billion in June, the last month before the US imposed tariffs on Chinese imports. The only trading partner that buys more Chinese products than the US does is the EU.

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7/13/2018

Porter has served as CFO at Fluor.

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7/12/2018

"The recent settlement between Equifax and eight states, which brought suit following the credit reporting agency's massive data breach, signals the end to those legal proceedings," writes IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers. "But I believe its details also reflect a bold statement about the importance of internal audit."

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7/12/2018

Big bond funds bet more than $100 billion a surging global economy would drive up government-bond yields in major developed economies and would fuel demand for emerging-market debt. Modest core inflation, trade tensions, capital flight to havens and a strengthening US dollar have kept such growth from taking place.

7/12/2018

Leaders face high but often ambiguous expectations, making executive presence a key model for behavior and tone-setting, whether with yourself, with your team or on an organizational level, Scott Eblin writes. "The key is to make the shift from being the go-to person to the person who creates and leads teams of go-to people," he writes.

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