People on the move: Eide Bailly names first CIO

Dixon Hughes Goodman appoints director of change management; CohnReznick grows transactional advisory team; and other recent hires, promotions and personnel news from firms across the country.


How AI is driving a new era of accounting

Artificial intelligence is on a fast track to peak-hype status.


Robots still can’t find questions to ask

Inclusion is being celebrated at the World Economic Forum at Davos, and this is hardly surprising. Inclusivity and diversity have been staples of corporate life for many years now.


Bloomberg Tax offers guide to new tax law

Bloomberg Tax released its 2018 Tax & Accounting Outlook, focusing on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that Congress passed last month.


The top 10 small-biz regulatory issues for 2018

Paychex identifies the main regs, laws and proposals business owners and their advisors should be paying attention to this year.


Nigeria going after tax defaulters who say ‘catch us if you can’

Nigeria’s finance minister plans to drag tax defaulters who don’t make use of an amnesty to court as she seeks funds to plug the nation’s $25 billion infrastructure gap.


PCAOB mourns former chairman William McDonough

William J. McDonough, the original chairman of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board after the PCAOB was created by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and a former president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, died Monday.


UHY Advisors acquires Bright Point Consulting

UHY Advisors, Inc. has acquired Bright Point Consulting, a finance and accounting software implementation firm based in Raleigh, N.C.


Biz2Credit lending software now available through AccountantsWorld

Small business loan approvals are up, and the partnership is meant to help this trend continue.


Koch network asks Trump not to raise gas tax for roads

The influential Koch political network is urging President Donald Trump to reject a proposal made by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to increase the federal gas tax to help modernize American roads, bridges and other infrastructure.