CFOs plan to leverage AI, drones, robots and blockchain

Senior finance executives are working on implementing a slew of advanced technologies at a rapid rate, according to a survey by Grant Thornton.


Why accountants should embrace, not avoid, emerging technologies

Finance professionals are concerned about change and uncertainty, but standing still is not an option.


10 tips to improve your public speaking skills

Whether you suffer from a mild case of the jitters or experience anxiety so paralyzing it prevents you from taking to a podium, you’re not alone.


Product News: Artwork Archive adds expense tracking to suite of art management tools

Gusto names CSO, Vertex integrates with Elastic Path, Panaya releases tool for Oracle E-Business Suite.


IRS expands underpayment and underwithholding relief for more taxpayers

The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service are lowering the withholding underpayment threshold to 80 percent.


IRS suspends 1957 revenue rulings on active trade or business requirement

The Internal Revenue Service is temporarily suspending a pair of revenue rulings dating back to 1957 on the tax requirement for corporate spinoffs until it finishes a new study analyzing the 62-year-old requirements.


Firms giving back: Cerini & Associates collaborates with the Book Fairies

Big Four firm PwC is named Corporate Honoree at a Help for Children fundraiser, and NASBA seeks nominations for the Bill Daniels Being a Difference Award.


Firms on the move: DHG opens new Tampa office

Sax adds transaction advisory practice; FAF opens search for new Board of Trustees members; and more CPA news.


People on the move: Herbein + Co. announces new MP

EY names global managing partner of client service; Baker Newman Noyes appoints managing principal; and other recent hires, promotions and personnel news from firms across the country.


IRS proposes rules for life insurance information reporting

Proposed regulations spell out the requirements under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, including some new forms.