AICPA names 2018 Minority Doctoral Fellowship recipients

The American Institute of CPAs’ annual award gives $12K to future accounting professors who will bring diversity to the profession.

In the blogs: Mine the gap

Election day tax choices; 199A decisions; data mining; and other highlights from our favorite tax bloggers.

Deadline approaching for lease accounting changes

Companies are still behind schedule in getting ready for the impending standard, according to a new survey.

M&A roundup: Deals in Virginia and New York

Brown Edwards acquires Dixon Hughes Goodman’s Newport News practice; Hecht joins LM Cohen.

Referrals are drying up: Here’s how to replace them

Times are changing and a tried-and-true business development strategy no longer has the pulling power it once did.

Paychex reports modest rise in small-business wages in October

Pay rose a moderate amount, but job growth at smaller companies slowed slightly.

Boomr introduces Trusted Advisor program for accountants

Members get free Boomr account for life, as well as the ability to offer exclusive wholesale pricing to clients.

No early grave for Excel?

Rumors of the workhorse program’s demise are exaggerrated, and AI won’t kill it.

For GE’s savior, earnings debut is haunted by same old problems

In Larry Culp’s first earnings day as CEO, the company revealed an expanded federal probe into its accounting.

Beyond U.K., Google and tech peers see rising tax tide

The U.K. just joined a growing array of countries telling Big Tech it’s time to pay up.