Republican tax-cut plans darken financial outlook for colleges

Congress is giving finance officials at America’s colleges and universities even more to worry about.


GOP’s taxing question: Will the middle class notice the cut?

A funny thing happened when Congress approved a tax cut for the middle class eight years ago: Most Americans didn’t notice.


Blockchain and compliance technology for finance

Blockchain and other emergent technologies are upending the work accountants do; Thack Brown, general manager and global head of business finance at SAP, dives into how.


Asgeirsson: See the opportunity in technology

Accountants need to look beyond disruption to leverage the power of emerging tools and software.


The riskiest businesses

Accountants and tax pros share the most questionable ventures they were asked to advise clients on.


Data science: The next evolution for accountants?

To keep up with the changes to come from artificial intelligence, firms will need to boost their skills around information.


Steinhoff’s Wiese said to be in talks for standstill on loan after accounting scandal

Steinhoff International Holdings NV Chairman Christo Wiese, seeking to stabilize the embattled retailer, is negotiating a standstill agreement on a 1.5 billion-euro ($1.8 billion) margin loan under which banks would suspend the sale of stock until next year, according to people with knowledge of the discussions.


Collins confident on tax bill provisions, hasn’t decided on vote

Republican Senator Susan Collins of Maine, a key vote on legislation to overhaul the U.S. tax code, said she’s confident agreements she sought as part of her support will be kept but hasn’t made a final decision about the measure.


Trump plans closing argument for GOP tax overhaul Wednesday

President Trump will deliver a closing argument for the proposed Republican tax overhaul in a speech on Wednesday, said a person familiar with the matter.


Steinhoff bonds plunge after accounting scandal

Steinhoff International Holdings NV bonds extended losses after Moody’s Investors Service slashed the credit rating to junk in the wake of an accounting scandal that’s threatening the survival of the global furniture and clothing retailer.