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IESBA proposes ethics guidance on objectivity of engagement quality reviewers

The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants released an exposure draft Thursday proposing changes to the International Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants to provide additional guidance to audit engagement quality reviewers about their professional objectivity.

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3 Ways to Get Free Publicity and Media Mentions for Your Business

Regardless of your title, industry or territory, most of us could use more positive exposure. Getting media mentions builds credibility, increases your favorable exposure online and adds extra luster to your brand. Who wouldn’t want these benefits?

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How the New Tax Laws Affect Tax Exempt Organizations

The Internal Revenue Service says it wants tax-exempt organizations to know about recent tax law changes that might affect them. The Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act, passed on Dec. 20, 2019, includes several provisions that may apply to tax-exempt organizations’ current and previous tax years.

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How to maximize your credit score

Last week, the Fair Isaac Corp. announced a new credit scoring model rolling out this summer that could change over 110 million consumers’ credit scores. But the changes to FICO’s model won’t alter your score significantly if your credit habits already score well with the company.

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How to Find the Best CPA or Tax Accountant Near You

If you recoil at the thought of preparing your own tax return and wonder how you can find a good certified public accountant (CPA) or tax professional, you’re not alone. According to the IRS, about 58% of the more than 138 million tax returns e-filed through November 22, 2019 (for the 2018 tax year), were prepared by a pro.

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Keeping a virtual team on track

Being a manager with a remote workforce has its challenges. It can be a struggle to figure out the mechanics of scheduling regular meetings across time zones and to measure how engaged your employees are.

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11 Self-made Millionaires

These millionaires and "Advisors" in The Oracles have had some super-smart mentors; so we asked them for the best advice they’ve ever received. Here’s what they told us — and how it led to their success

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The World is Drowning in Debt

The world's already huge debt load smashed the record for the highest debt-to-GDP ratio before 2019 was even over.

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How International Auditing Rules Are Shaping Standards in the U.S.

The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board, which sets international auditing standards used in more than 130 countries and jurisdictions, has been trying to become more closely aligned with U.S.-focused standard setters.

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AICPA wants more clarity on Sec. 465 reporting relief for S corps

The American Institute of CPAs has written a letter to the Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department asking them to issue a notice clarifying that reporting relief on certain reporting under Section 465 will also apply to S corporations.

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