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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...
Lithuania to Offer World’s First Collectible Crypto Coin in 2020
Lithuania, which is trying to position itself as a financial-technology hub for start-ups, will offer the world’s first crypto coin for collectors in the first half next year. The central bank said Monday it will release a digital coin...
What Revenue Ruling 2019-24 Means for Clients
It is important that accountants keep up with these efforts of the IRS with respect to bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies because keeping up will enable accountants to give the best possible counsel to their clients. Accountants need to...
Survey: 52% Of Workers Will Shop Online While On The Job This Holiday Season; 44% Admit Productivity Takes A Hit
The internet makes it easy to shop around the clock, and many workers will be shopping on the clock for the upcoming holidays. New research from staffing firm Robert Half Technology shows 52% of employees will be "workshopping" — that is,...
What State is Next to Tax Remote Sales?
In the race to see which state will be next to do so, Florida seems to be edging ahead. Senate Bill 126 jumped over its first hurdle when the Senate Committee on Commerce and Tourism unanimously approved it on October 15, 2019. If the bill finds...
AI will now watch for fraudsters on the world’s largest stock exchange
The Nasdaq stock market is an attractive target for fraudsters. As the world’s largest stock exchange by volume, it must be constantly monitored for attempts to illicitly beat the system. These can include manipulations to inflate a stock’s...
Court Hands Municipal Broadband Supporters A Victory
Superior Court Judge Joseph Shortall just made it easier for cities and towns to begin contemplating what municipal Internet service might look like for their residents and businesses. In a decision issued last week, Shortall found that the...
Machine learning is changing asset management
Machine learning is making inroads into every aspect of business life and asset management is no exception. Here are six ways in which machine learning has transformed the field – from the feel of the trading floor to the ideal skillset.
Officials warn about the dangers of using public USB charging stations
Travelers are advised to avoid using public USB power charging stations in airports, hotels, and other locations because they may contain dangerous malware, the Los Angeles District Attorney said in a security alert published last week. USB...
Password protection in the cloud accounting era
By this point, most users of IT systems understand that strong password protection is a foundation requirement of data security. As we use more and more cloud systems, good password practices are becoming ever more important. Security breaches...

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The Best Federal Tax Update Course by Surgent (Livestream) - 1/6/2020 -
In this course, tax advisors will be fully updated on the most important aspects of tax reform as well as major trends on the horizon with a view toward...
The Best Federal Tax Update Course by Surgent - 1/6/2020 - Rocky Hill
In this course, tax advisors will be fully updated on the most important aspects of tax reform as well as major trends on the horizon with a view toward...
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Federal estate and gift taxes currently affect few clients, but there are many other issues involved in settling an estate or administering a trust. Clients...
How to Settle a Client's Estate - 1/7/2020 - Rocky Hill
Federal estate and gift taxes currently affect few clients, but there are many other issues involved in settling an estate or administering a trust. Clients...

 

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