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Working group considers changes to CPA licensing requirements
A working group is exploring possible changes to the CPA licensure requirements that would incorporate the skills and competencies in areas such as technology and data analytics that increasingly are needed in practice and business.
AICPA Survey: Americans Favor Workplace Benefits 4 to 1 over Extra Salary
When it comes to finding the perfect job, a newly published American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) survey of 2,026 U.S. adults, among whom 1,115 were employed, suggests it’s about a lot more than the money. And with three in ten employed adults (29...
New tax law allows small businesses to expense more, expands bonus depreciation
The Internal Revenue Service today reminded small business taxpayers that changes to the tax law mean they can immediately expense more of the cost of certain business property. Many are now able to write off most depreciable assets in the year...
Keep your inbox from running your workday
Before you hit reply, read this: A recent survey found that knowledge workers spend an average of 17 hours each week sending and answering business emails. And all that email is taking a toll.
Over Half Of Tech Leaders Don't Want Staff To Shop Online At Work, But 64 Percent Of Employees Plan On "Workshopping" This Holiday Season
"Workshoppers" — employees who shop online from the office using corporate devices — are rampant in the office, new research shows. According to a survey by staffing firm Robert Half Technology, nearly two-thirds of professionals said they plan...
4 key concerns keeping directors up at night
Over the long term, four key concerns keep public company directors worldwide under constant pressure to adapt, evolve, and innovate: cybersecurity, corporate culture, and the makeup and refreshment of the board, as suggested by two surveys...
ACA enrollment begins as voters say health care is top concern
The sixth open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act begins Thursday, as the future of the health care law, and its protections for pre-existing conditions, has emerged as a top concern for voters across the nation in the midterm...
Do You Have the Skills to Benefit From the TCJA?
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) may represent the biggest current growth opportunity for your firm, but it’s going to take some hard work on your part to reap the rewards. Notably, you’re going to have to educate yourself about the new law,...
Finance Leaders Look To Consultants For Specialized Skills And Expertise
Consultants play a key role in the labor model for the digital age. A new Robert Half Management Resources survey reveals 50 percent of CFOs plan to bring in these professionals for business systems and performance improvement initiatives over...
Employers And Workers Not In Sync On Popular Office Perks
Companies today use extras to attract and retain top talent, but are they offering the perks employees want most? According to research from global staffing firm Robert Half, flexible work schedules, a compressed workweek and the ability to...