Evolving tech could mean evolving the CPA license

Throughout 2018, you heard a lot about the changing accounting profession. The biggest driver behind all this change? Technology—what it can do for us (or to us), how to use it and the [...]

Tax technology: Outpacing the pace of change

The world is changing, but you already know that. As CPAs, we understand the quickening pace of technological, legislative and demographic changes because we see them influencing each step of our [...]

Don’t look away! Blockchain isn’t so bad..

I have a confession to make. Even though I get into just about anything techie, every time I see the word “blockchain,” my eyes and brain tend to glaze over. I suspect many others [...]

The government has shut down, but tax season doesn’t stop

On the evening of January 7, the IRS confirmed in a news release that filing season will start on time – January 28 – and that it will be issuing refunds. The IRS also noted it will [...]

How some taxpayers are getting grounded

Jane has a problem. She has tickets to fly to Europe next week, but her back taxes may be standing in her way. Jane owes more than $75,000 in taxes, fees and interest to the IRS. She was aware of [...]

How to avoid gift card fraud this holiday season

Everyone has a friend or relative that is difficult to purchase a gift for. I’m sure you’re thinking of one after reading that sentence! That’s why gift cards are so popular [...]

Reflections on 2018: A year of change and opportunity

Barry Melancon, CPA, CGMA, President and CEO of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and CEO of the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association), reflects [...]

Americans want employers to show them the benefits

Today, the perfect job is about more than the money. Americans want employers to show them the benefits. New original research conducted by The Harris Poll for the American Institute of CPAs [...]

3 tasks your organization can automate to save time

By now, you’ve heard how automation can save you from the boredom of copying and pasting all day. But you might still be wondering what processes your organization can automate to save [...]

Your life. Your terms: Four steps for reducing stress and reclaiming your life

Life is stressful, there’s no doubt about it. But you have the choice to maintain a different perspective, instead of letting stress overtake you every day. Here are four steps to reduce [...]