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Report finds shift in accounting firm hiring

  • August 19, 2019

Almost one-third (31%) of new graduate hires in public accounting in 2018 were nonaccounting graduates, an AICPA survey shows. While enrollments and graduates are down, the 208,000 students projected to be enrolled in undergraduate accounting programs in 2017 to 2018 marked the second-highest total ever, and the 76,542 projected total of bachelor's and master's degrees earned remained above prerecession levels. Continue Reading

The most common tax problems for 2020

  • August 19, 2019

Advisers and clients should be aware of the impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and other issues as they look ahead to the 2020 tax season. This article lists 10 potential trouble spots related to topics such as retirement contribution limits, alimony and medical expense deductions. Continue Reading

Understanding small taxpayer gross receipts rules

  • August 5, 2019

Several exceptions are available to small-business taxpayers to help them avoid some of the Internal Revenue Code's more burdensome requirements. Although these exceptions are meant to simplify tax-law compliance, evaluating whether a business qualifies for the exceptions can be convoluted. Continue Reading