UNLV wins 2018 IMA National Student Case Competition

One of two teams representing the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Lee Business School won the Institute of Management Accountants’ annual event for the second year in a row.

Accounting and security: In industry, the twain should meet

Industry accountants understand the reputational and material risks of a data breach, but they aren’t given enough of a say in security protocol.

Armanino adds risk and compliance service line

The new offering strengthens the firm’s cybersecurity capabilities.

IRS and Treasury preview postcard-size Form 1040

The draft version of the streamlined form tries to deliver on one of the promises of the tax simplification effort, but adds more schedules.

Big data for small accounting firms

Accounting firms often hear about the promise of data analytics and leveraging “big data” to drill down for insights to help their business clients.

Thomson Reuters offers help for understanding Section 199A deduction

Thomson Reuters Checkpoint Catalyst has published an analysis of the new Section 199A qualified business income deduction for pass-through entities ushered in by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

Illinois CPA Society awards $76K in scholarships

The organization recognized 39 top local accounting students by providing tuition and textbooks.

4 ways outsourced accounting firms can lead client success past tax season

Moving through tax season affords accounting professionals an excellent platform to educate your clients about how best to approach their long game.

SEC proposes changes to whistleblower program

The Securities and Exchange Commission voted Thursday to propose amendments to the rules surrounding its whistleblower program.

SEC approves Inline XBRL for tagged financial data

The technology promises to reduce the amount of preparation time and effort for financial filings and make them more readable.