Becker awards over $450K in scholarship funds

The professional education group aided more than 240 CPA hopefuls with their annual Newton D. Becker honors.

Inside the Top 100

This annual special report features in-depth profiles of four of the most successful public accounting firms in the country, sharing their strategies for growth and their unique approaches to the issues facing firms of all sizes.

Next Stop: The Cloud

It’s inevitable that all businesses will eventually be cloud businesses, and accounting firms are no exception. The question is how to manage the transition, and this report looks at current and future trends to show accountants what they need to know to get from here to there.

Case studies: Document management systems

Three users share their experiences with different DMSes.

AICPA begins offering fair value measurement credential exam

The American Institute of CPAs, along with the American Society of Appraisers and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, have begun offering an exam for a new Certified in Entity and Intangible Valuations credential for fair value measurement.

Groups protest weakening of Sarbanes-Oxley in Financial Choice Act

The Center for Audit Quality, the Council of Institutional Investors and CFA Institute have written a joint letter to the leaders of the House Financial Services Committee objecting to legislation that would weaken some key provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the Dodd-Frank Act.

Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting releases CCH AnswerConnect

That tax research platform is an information service for both practitioners and corporate tax professionals.

Major changes ahead for sales tax compliance

Avalara CEO Scott McFarlane warns that governments around the world are going to get digital.

Paychex sees slowdown in small business employment growth in April

Job growth slackened at small businesses last month, although wages were up compared to a year ago, according to a new report from payroll giant Paychex.

Withum merges in Portal Solutions

WithumSmith+Brown has combined practices with the IT consulting firm Portal Solutions, expanding Withum’s array of digital services, effective May 1.