The Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission has teamed up with Deloitte on a new guide to help organizations combine their risk management efforts with their artificial intelligence initiatives.
What would you do if 40% of your firm quit next week? While such a mass exodus is highly unlikely — at least all at once — it’s a question that every employer should be asking themselves right now.
It’s time for CFOs to dump the traditional line-item method to setting cybersecurity spending.
Since 2016, Luis Vega has run North Haven-based hemp company Wepa! Farms, but now he’s looking to expand into Connecticut’s newly-legalized recreational cannabis market.
The Internal Revenue Service has issued the special per diem rates that take effect Oct. 1, 2021, which taxpayers can use to substantiate the amount of expenses for lodging, meals, and incidental expenses when traveling away from home.
While accountants are among the unsung heroes of the ongoing pandemic recovery, the changing landscape of practice has made them vulnerable to risk.
A growing number of companies are finding it difficult to hire and retain workers, with little relief in sight, according to Willis Towers Watson.
Small, frequent changes in the workplace can drain employees' mental energy, a Gartner study found. That, in turn, makes it less likely that workers will stay with a company and more likely that they'll resist all change at work.
You hear it everywhere: U.S. corporations don’t pay their fair share of taxes. They’ve hollowed out domestic industry by moving to cheaper, more tax-friendly countries.
Hiring and retaining staff are perennial concerns for CPA firms. This year, some employers may be finding it especially difficult to keep staff on board.
The Internal Revenue Service is giving employers more leeway in claiming the Work Opportunity Tax Credit to hire people in areas who face significant obstacles to employment for jobs in summer youth and community programs.
The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored to finance leaders the need to have structures that can withstand shocks to help their teams and their business thrive.
The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. said Wednesday it’s delaying a planned Oct. 4 return-to-office, citing the spread of the COVID-19 delta variant.
Post-pandemic operations at Stanley Black & Decker will look a lot different from pre-COVID times, both figuratively and literally.
Under the new CPA Evolution licensure model, the CPA Exam will feature a Core and Discipline structure. Over the last several months, the AICPA’s Examinations Team engaged CPA subject matter experts in discussions about potential CPA Exam content that reflects the changing role of newly licensed CPAs. Their insights helped the development of preliminary content for inclusion in each of the Core and Discipline sections. Now it’s time to hear from you. The AICPA invites you to review the draft Core and Discipline section content and share your feedback by September 7 via this survey. The survey will take about 20-25 minutes to complete and will provide the AICPA with vital feedback to developing the new CPA Exam.
The IRS and the Treasury guidance in Notice 2021-49 deals with how various issues apply to the employee retention credit in both 2020 and 2021, amplifying earlier guidance offered earlier this year in Notice 2021-20 and Notice 2021-23. The new notice explains changes made by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to the employee retention credit that are applicable to the third and fourth quarters of 2021.
The IRS issued Notice 2021-49 on August 4th which states that the Employee Retention Credit (ERC), made available for businesses suffering from the COVID-19 crisis, will not be available with respect to wages paid to a majority owner, or such owner’s spouse, if the majority owner has a brother or sister (whether by whole or half-blood), ancestor, or lineal descendant.
As claims administrator, Aflac will accept applications, determine eligibility, and administer benefits for paid leave. Individuals will have flexible options to submit applications for paid leave, either online, by email, or by calling directly into a customer care advocate.
The Small Business Administration (SBA) issued new guidance yesterday designed to accelerate the end of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) by streamlining the process for millions of small businesses and nonprofit employers to have their emergency payroll loans forgiven.
Drawn in by an ad for SAP consultants that read, “Astronauts wanted,” Melanie Kanaka left her comfortable job in accounting at a major conglomerate in Sri Lanka — and almost immediately began questioning the decision.