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  • Exceptional Performance Management Systems are an Exception

    March 25, 2019

    Quite naturally, many organizations over-rate the quality of their enterprise and corporate performance management (EPM/CPM) practices and systems. In reality they lack comprehensiveness and integration. For example, when you ask executives how well they measure and report either costs or non-financial performance measures, most proudly boast they are very good. This conflicts with surveys where anonymous replies from mid-level managers candidly score them as “needs much improvement.”

  • ISCPA's 2019 CFO Series

    March 18, 2019

  • Monday Takeaway

    March 18, 2019

  • Be Prepared: Yellow Book Redlines are Here

    March 18, 2019

    In July 2018, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued Government Auditing Standards, 2018 Revision (GAO-18-568G). Government Auditing Standards go by several names, including Yellow Book, Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS) and Government Auditing Standards (GAS). While there were many changes proposed in the exposure draft, the final 2018 revision did not end up including many of the proposals.

  • Reinventing the Finance Role

    March 18, 2019

  • Cash versus accrual - What's right for you?

    March 11, 2019

    It is important to pay attention to the special accounting method simplifications found in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Section 13012.

  • Age and professionalism: Things you can do to combat being perceived as “too young”

    March 11, 2019

    In one form or another, each of us has heard of age discrimination, generally on the older side. But what about on the younger side? What if you excelled and ended up exceeding expectations in a management position or high-level role at a young age? Speaking from experience, I started working young, aged quickly in my teenage years, then seemed to stop aging around the time I hit 23 or 24. There is nothing more aggravating that being talked down to if you have as much or more experience as the person speaking, or having your ideas ignored. Here are seven ways you can help offset any initial perceptions of being too young.

  • Monday Takeaway

    March 11, 2019

  • Court upholds IRS PTIN fees

    March 4, 2019

    The IRS has authority to charge a user fee for preparer taxpayer identification numbers (PTINs) a federal appeals court held on, paving the way for the agency to reinstate the charges for obtaining and renewing a PTIN.

  • U.S. v. Marc Berger A Cautionary Tale for Return Preparers

    March 4, 2019

    Written by Sharon L. McCarthy, JD, is a partner at Kostelanetz & Fink, LLP, New York, N.Y.