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Four Essentials for Converting to a Virtual Office Environment
While virtual offices are trendy, incorporating some virtual workers or converting to an entirely online environment requires operational know-how. Learn the key tactics you’ll need if you want virtual success at your association. Many...
New downloadable assistant helps small businesses withhold the right amount of income tax
The Internal Revenue Service has launched a new online assistant designed to help employers, especially small businesses, easily determine the right amount of federal income tax to withhold from their workers' pay. Known as the Income Tax...
2 In 3 Companies Plan To Expand Creative Teams In First Half Of 2020, Survey Finds
The job market awaiting creative and marketing professionals in the new year is a good one, research from staffing firm The Creative Group suggests. According to the latest State of Creative Hiring data, 67% of advertising and marketing managers...
What I Wish I’d Known About Health Care as a CFO
Health care represents one of a business’s largest, most unpredictable, and growing expenses. Employers’ benefits costs rose a staggering 24% between 2001 and 2017, and the cost of employee health benefits is projected to rise 5% in 2020, topping...
NASBA and AICPA Propose Draft “Core + Discipline” CPA Licensure Model Designed to Future-Proof the Profession
Draft model reflects the rapidly changing skills and competencies required for today’s accounting profession. The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) and the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) have proposed a new CPA...
7 In 10 Companies Plan To Expand Tech Teams In First Half Of 2020; Project-Based Hires A Priority As Talent Pool Remains Tight
Technology recruitment will grow in the first half of the new year, but hiring challenges persist, suggests a new survey from staffing firm Robert Half Technology. According to the latest State of Tech Hiring research from Robert Half, 69% of IT...
Ahead of CT paid family leave program, this CT company adopts its own
Manchester-based engineering firm Fuss & O’Neill just became a more attractive place to work. The 320-employee firm, with offices throughout New England, said it’s expanding its employee benefits offerings come Jan. 1, to include paid family...
Working remotely: Take care to make it work
As technology has made telecommuting more accessible in professions including accounting, companies and employees alike are seeing the benefits. Remote employees are more productive and less likely to resign than their colleagues who work in...
6 Ways to Market Your Tax Preparation Services
Frequently, CPAs look down on marketing as being unprofessional or feel that they simply don’t have the time or resources to do it. But the truth of the matter is that marketing your tax return preparation practice is good business and isn’t as...
48% Of Companies That Offer Year-End Bonuses Plan To Increase Them, Survey Finds
Many workers will be bringing home fatter paychecks this month, suggests new research from global staffing firm Robert Half. More than three-quarters of senior managers polled (76%) said their company offers year-end bonuses. Of those...