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‘Hero Pay’ System Expected To Be Up And Running By End of Week

August 11, 2022

The crush of 30,000 applications for a $30 million program to compensate Connecticut workers who couldn’t work from home at the beginning of the pandemic is expected to be fully functional by the end of the week.

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9-Steps & Ideas For Building A Strong Remote Work Culture In Virtual Teams

August 04, 2022

We designed this definitive guide to help you become a virtual work culture guru.

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Relatively few small businesses aided by COVID tax relief

August 03, 2022

Small business owners have been hampered by complicated tax forms and processes that kept them from claiming pandemic-related tax credits and payroll tax deferrals, according to a new government report. Only up to 7% of small business owners were able to claim the tax relief, and they fell mainly within specific racial, ethnic and gender groups.

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Tax Work is Key to Driving Supply Chain Resilience

August 03, 2022

Supply chain challenges can wreak havoc on businesses that rely on a steady stream of products, services, or components to survive. We’ve seen some immense disruptions over the last two years, and we’ll likely continue to experience them. We should expect future crises, as a complex, unpredictable global economy filled with interdependent, diverse economic agents and entities that continue to rise.

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  • federal tax

Nearly Half Of U.S. Companies Plan To Add Staff In The Second Half Of 2022

August 01, 2022

The job market will remain strong for the latter part of 2022, research from talent solutions and business consulting firm Robert Half shows. According to the company's State of U.S. Hiring Survey of more than 1,500 managers, 46% of respondents anticipate adding new permanent positions during the second half of the year; another 46% expect to fill vacated positions and only 8% foresee hiring freezes or layoffs.

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5 Ways to Prepare Small Businesses for a Recession

July 28, 2022

Both you and your small business clients have likely been dealing with all the effects of inflation as of late — the prices of raw materials have skyrocketed, shipping costs are way higher than usual, business commutes now weigh much heavier on your bottom line due to astronomical gas prices; the list goes on. Small business owners have likely been hoping for a respite from it all, but unfortunately there may be another big problem on the horizon: a possible recession.

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Burnout talk more prevalent than in earlier pandemic period

July 26, 2022

UK workers are discussing burnout at increasing rates, but they aren’t taking advantage of opportunities to rest and recover, Glassdoor research finds.

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7 Trends Accountants Should Expect in 2022

July 25, 2022

It's a new era for accountants and business owners alike. Gone are the days of cubicles, strict 9-to-5 work weeks in the office, mounds of paperwork, and other signifiers of the Boomer era. The marketing trends of 2022 are radically different and moving to video; cryptocurrency is becoming more ubiquitous; flexible work schedules are in demand. Here's what to pay attention to.

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CFO to CEO: Lean Into the Unfamiliar

July 22, 2022

CFOs face the toughest odds of outperforming as CEOs because they often focus on profitability at the expense of revenue growth.

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Corporate tax departments expecting changes

July 21, 2022

Corporate tax executives are anticipating changes in government tax requirements over the next two years, but they feel less prepared to deal with them than they did last year, according to a new survey.

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Finance Transformation: Unleashing the Potential of Data

July 19, 2022

A transformation project that integrates data, processes, and people in a single platform optimizes decision-making and planning.

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  • technology and cybersecurity

Future of work: More CEOs working remotely as employees do the same

July 19, 2022

When ADNET Technologies CEO Christopher Luise’s mother got sick last year, he packed his bags and went to Florida to spend time with her before she passed. And, in a post COVID-19 world where remote work is increasingly acceptable, he was able to take care of his family without abandoning his company.

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CFO Communication Skills: ‘Invest in Empathy’

July 15, 2022

Strengthen your communication skills by being self-aware, getting feedback, and investing in professional development.

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Exposure Draft: Proposed 2024 CPA Exam changes

July 14, 2022

The Exposure Draft (ED), Maintaining the Relevance of the Uniform CPA Examination® - Aligning the Exam with the CPA Evolution Licensure Model, presents an informed and thoughtful proposal for the 2024 CPA Exam. Interested parties may comment on the ED by sending responses to practiceanalysis@aicpa.org no later than September 30, 2022.

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The Financial Upside of Employee Recognition

July 14, 2022

Avoid the financial risk of the Great Resignation by implementing an employee recognition program to help increase retention.

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5 ways to value employees and boost retention

July 06, 2022

Focusing on team morale and engagement can help you emerge as a winner in the global talent wars.

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CT Paid Leave Pays Out More Than $81M In Benefits

June 30, 2022

More than 16,300 Connecticut workers received benefits totaling over $81 million from the Connecticut Paid Leave Authority in the agency’s first six months of operation, according to its inaugural annual report released Thursday.

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  • advocacy - state

Tips for managing remote workers

June 30, 2022

Effectively managing remote employees requires additional steps and considerations that might not be necessary when leading an in-person team. The key is balancing your employees' needs with the needs of your organization and clients. Here are a few strategies to help you strike that balance:

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Strategic Acquisitions: Their Mistake Could Be Your Next Opportunity

June 27, 2022

During this interest rate and inflation cycle, make your M&A shopping list early but be selective.

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Survey: C-suite leaders working to increase focus on wellbeing

June 27, 2022

A Deloitte survey finds that C-suite leaders are beginning to take wellbeing more seriously, and that could serve everyone well – including leaders themselves.

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