– The Latest –
The unemployment rate dipped one-tenth of a percentage point to 4.9 percent as employers added 151,000 jobs in January, to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday, including 5,800 jobs in accounting and bookkeeping services. Read More
The Internal Revenue Service’s new security measures this tax season to counter identity theft and tax fraud appear to be having little impact so far on criminals, according to a security expert who monitors the online chat rooms where fraudsters swap taxpayers’ sensitive personal and financial information. Read More
The clock is ticking for marijuana dispensaries to register to pay their recreational pot sales taxes. According to the Oregon Department of Revenue, many dispensaries are taking their time to register. Read More
– How To –
Talk to any business owner and they’ll tell you that two things matter in life: how often people buy from them and how much they spend. They might use terms like “customer satisfaction” and “brand advocacy,” but what they need is simply for more people to buy more expensive things more often. The world of accounting software is just like the world of retail in this regard.
At a recent AICPA conference, financial planning expert Bob Veres said there are seven key trends that could "rock the financial planning world" over the next decade. Practices will need to adapt to stay ahead of the curve.
Tax pros share their most confusing forms, clients and more.
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