By Mary Trapani Usernames. I can’t sign up for that new, cool service because I cannot come up with even one more username. Passwords. The bane of many an existence. Change it every 30 days and you can’t use the same one as you ever did in the last 40 years. It’s a hassle. As […]

By: Denise Appleby, CISP, CRC, CRPS, CRSP, APA As the deadline for recharacterizing a 2016 Roth IRA conversion approaches, practitioners will likely be consulted about whether individuals should recharacterize their 2016 Roth conversions. In cases where the Roth conversion amount has lost market value, a recharacterization might make good tax sense. In this article, we […]

By Nick Spoltore On September 27, 2017, the Trump Tax Reform Plan (the framework of the “Big Six” group of Congressional and White House tax-reform precepts) was released. In the document, titled “Unified Framework For Fixing Our Broken Tax Code,” President Trump lays out four principles for tax reform at the core of this unified framework: 1. […]

By Charlie Blanton, CPA In April 2017, the GAO released an exposure draft for a revised Yellow Book (a.k.a., Government Auditing Standards). The document carried a comment deadline of July 6, 2017 and it is available at www.gao.gov. Although the exposure draft was issued at a busy time of the year for many, the GAO […]

by Mary Trapani Make no mistake – the Equifax breach is huge and will have a massive impact. It is very likely that you, a client, or someone you care about will be Equi-fected. I say this not to scare you but to call you to action! Some feel Equifax is a victim since they […]

Are you considering bringing Quickbooks to your CPA Practice? Here’s a 4-step solution from Quickbooks expert Ilene Eisen, CPA.

When it comes to your implementation plan for Topic 606, the FASB’s new revenue recognition model, here are 3 details not to overlook.

Energy is often one of the most ignored — and most important — factors in individual and corporate success. If you think your organization needs an energy boost, here’s a 4-step diagnostic tool to find out, from change management and corporate identity consultant Greg Conderacci.

Life is full of “face it or bury it” decisions. In implementing ASU No. 2016-14, not-for-profits will have to make many face it or bury it decisions. Take a look at these decisions, and weigh your options with help from Surgent!

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