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HSB: Cryptocurrency gaining momentum among small, mid-sized biz
Small- and mid-sized businesses in the U.S. are leaning into the cryptocurrency phenomenon. A new survey released Wednesday by specialty insurer Hartford Steam Boiler and Insurance Co. (HSB) shows that 36 percent of small- and mid-sized...
HBJ names 2020 Best Places to Work finalists
The Hartford Business Journal has named the finalists for its 2020 Best Places to Work in Connecticut awards. The finalists were vetted and chosen by the Best Companies Group, a third-party research firm based out of Harrisburg,...
IRS crypto guidance every tax practitioner should know
The IRS is getting serious about cryptocurrency. This fall, it released three documents that all tax practitioners need to pay attention to ahead of the 2019 filing season: a retroactive revenue ruling, FAQs for reporting cryptocurrency ownership...
2020’s top business risks
A business risk deemed critical by an organisation’s CFO might not even be on the radar of the CEO. That particular scenario may demonstrate a lack of communication in the C-suite, but it’s no hypothetical. An annual survey report on risk shows...
2020s vision: Tech transformation on tap
Accountants have heard for the past few years that technologies such as blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) will bring radical transformation to the profession, changing everything from how audits are conducted and firms are structured to...
5 New Year’s resolutions you should be making about time management
You likely already have too much to do, too many goals, too many unfinished projects, and too many disappointments from this past year. So as you look ahead to 2020, the idea of adding more seems kind of exciting but also a bit daunting....
These 6 Tech Tools Will Help You Actually Keep Your 2020 New Year's Resolutions
It’s 2020, a brand new year, and you know what that means: Resolutions you’ll definitely keep this time! Yes, you know you can change your habits and hit the gym first thing tomorrow, or begin your library book binge as soon as you’re done...
AICPA Targets Technology and Core Skills with CPA Exam Practice Analysis: Invitation to Comment Open Until April 30, 2020
The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) recently published an Exposure Draft and Invitation to Comment following the completion of a months-long Uniform CPA Examination (Exam) practice analysis. The project focused on the impact data analytics and...
5 Top Tips for Hiring in a Tight Job Market
There’s no better time than the present to be looking for a new career opportunity. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of job openings nationwide has risen steadily since the end of the Great Recession, reaching 7.2 million...
How reverse mentoring works
Reverse mentoring can help finance departments modernise with new technologies like robotic process automation (RPA) and even improve diversity and inclusion, say finance leaders and experts knowledgeable about the practice. Reverse mentoring...
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...
Lamont Thanks Employers For Hiring Ex-Offenders
After visiting Cheshire Correctional Institution in February, Gov. Ned Lamont vowed to recruit more employers to hire ex-offenders who have served their debt to society. 250x500 Thank You - mobile On Wednesday, Lamont met...

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