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AICPA, NASBA unveil CPA Evolution curriculum

June 15, 2021

The American Institute of CPAs and the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy debuted their CPA Evolution Model Curriculum on Tuesday during a free online launch event.

  • accounting and auditing
  • business and industry
  • career resources
  • federal tax
  • practice management
  • technology and cybersecurity

Auditors face rising SOX compliance hours

June 15, 2021

The increasing number of hours devoted to Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, along with the COVID-19 pandemic, have accelerated the need to use technology and automation to cope, according to a new survey.

  • accounting and auditing
  • coronavirus
  • technology and cybersecurity

How to unlock the creative talent within your finance team

June 15, 2021

A new study reveals that creativity can be developed and sustained in the most unexpected places.

  • business and industry

Robert Half Research Points To Strong Job Optimism Among U.S. Workers

June 15, 2021

Many workers will be on the move in the coming months, according to new research from global staffing firm Robert Half.

  • business and industry
  • practice management

Whittlesey Hires New Tax Manager

June 15, 2021

Whittlesey, a leading assurance, advisory, tax, and technology firm, is proud to welcome its newest manager to its team. Jennifer de Warga, CPA, is the latest tax manager to join the Firm’s growing leadership team.

  • member news

CFO's advice: Learn auditing, young finance professional

June 14, 2021

Even in this era of rapid technological change, foundational accounting skills are still among the most important career advantages for finance professionals, according to one CFO.

  • accounting and auditing
  • business and industry

IRS unveils online tool to help low-income families register for monthly Child Tax Credit payments

June 14, 2021

The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today unveiled an online Non-filer Sign-up tool designed to help eligible families who don't normally file tax returns register for the monthly Advance Child Tax Credit payments, scheduled to begin July 15.

  • coronavirus
  • personal financial planning
  • federal tax

Special session to focus on marijuana legalization, budget implementer

June 14, 2021

Environmentalists and behavioral health providers lobbied lawmakers Monday on the eve of a special session to revive the stalled Transportation Climate Initiative and increase long-stagnant reimbursements for mental health and drug-addiction services.

  • advocacy - state

Winners and Losers of the 2021 Session

June 14, 2021

In some ways the 2021 session ended with a question mark: lawmakers are expected to reconvene in the coming weeks for a special session, leaving open the possibility that some formerly dead bills will be resurrected in an aircraft carrier budget implementer bill.

  • advocacy - state