Strategic planning lives or dies with implementation

How an accounting firm follows through will be key to the success of its plan.


Microsoft Dynamics 365 updates

The software now has several integration points with LinkedIn, and plans to expand to Europe.


The Spirit of Accounting: It’s time to reform accounting for stock-based compensation

Now that the political battles of the 1990s are past, FASB should be able to correct these deficient practices.


NASBA CPT announces 2017 video contest winners

The Center for the Public Trust’s competition has students produce original short films on business ethics.


Articulating your firm’s recruiting brand

Online presence and social media use are some of the most effective ways to attract Millennial talent.


Expensify adds features to accountant partner program

The company has also added a new tier to the program where partners can earn discounts for their firm and their clients.


Trump's tax plan — at least a rough draft — coming soon

Administration officials are suggesting it might not be revenue-neutral.


IRS offers PATH Act guidance

The Internal Revenue Service has released a revenue procedure that provides guidance on several aspects of the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015, including the expensing of section 179 property, the additional first-year depreciation deduction, and the qualified Indian reservation property depreciation provision.


Accountants feeling more upbeat about 2017 economy

Economic confidence has rebounded in the first quarter of the year, according to a survey of accountants around the world by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Institute of Management Accountants.


IASB proposes tweaks to financial instruments standard

The International Accounting Standards Board has proposed a set of minor amendments to the financial instruments standard to make it easier to implement.