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1. Reconsidering C corporations

BusIndNews | Jan 21, 2015

Since the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 raised individual tax rates higher than corporate rates, the time has come to examine whether a C corporation is the best choice when starting a new business. Jacob Favaro, CPA, looks at the tax advantages of C corporations over S corporations and other flow-through entities, which go well beyond lower tax rates. Corporate Taxation Insider (12/18)


2. The CFO as the voice of reason

BusIndNews | Jan 21, 2015

How should up-and-coming CFOs regard their role in the corporate hierarchy? They might do well to think of themselves as "the voice of reason." There were many comments about the shifting role of the CFO at the recent World Congress of Accountants 2014. But to me, none rang truer than the quote above, expressed by Carol Calandra, CFO, Global Markets, EY Global. As CFOs continue to be indispensable partners to their CEOs, there are still distinct differences in their responsibilities. Carol believes CFOs should be independent and work well with the CEO, but she insists the two roles "have to challenge each other. Otherwise, you have 'yes men' ... and that doesn't help anybody." AICPA Insights (01/20)


3. 5 fraud forecasts for this year

BusIndNews | Jan 21, 2015

As technology becomes increasingly sophisticated, so, too, will fraud schemes and tools used to combat them, experts say. Data analytics and other strategies will thwart the bad guys, and information security will be even more critical. In addition, more widespread use of digital currencies and a proliferation of whistleblower protections could reshape the fraud landscape. CPA Practice Advisor online (12/19)


4. Survey: CFOs should focus on more than numbers

BusIndNews | Jan 21, 2015

CEOs want chief financial officers to focus on strategic thinking and to make improving corporate growth and performance a priority, according to a Forbes Insights and KPMG survey of company leaders. However, CFOs are often more focused on numbers, as well as regulatory, tax and compliance issues. Forbes (01/05)


5. 5 technologies guaranteed to change your business this year

BusIndNews | Jan 21, 2015

This article discusses five tools that can change how business is conducted in 2015: e-signatures, cloud accounting, workflow applications, video meetings and customer-relationship management. Forbes (12/22)


6. Satisfaction, salaries up for management accountants

BusIndNews | Jan 21, 2015

In the annual Chartered Institute of Management Accountants salary survey, management accountants show high levels of satisfaction with their salaries, with 75% of them reporting that they were satisfied or extremely satisfied with their current salary. CGMA Magazine online (12/16)


7. How to develop more effective leaders

BusIndNews | Jan 21, 2015

Too many business leaders are ill-prepared to tackle today's most pressing challenges, research suggests. Talent management consultants offer nine tips to recruit and develop more effective leaders. CGMA Magazine online (01/06)


8. 10 trends for the workplace this year

BusIndNews | Jan 21, 2015

CPA Practice Advisor online (01/19)


9. Productivity tips from the C-suite

BusIndNews | Jan 21, 2015

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh deliberately answers e-mails a day late so that he always knows how many messages he has to get through; Nissan and Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn juggles his commitments by fixing his schedule 15 months in advance; and Evernote CEO Phil Libin refreshes himself by using plane flights to rest instead of work. "It makes me look forward to flying. I can get off a long flight, and actually be kind of relaxed," he says. Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The (01/02)


10. Register: 2015 AICPA CFO Conference -- May 13 to 15 in Denver

BusIndNews | Jan 21, 2015

Seasoned chief financial officers nationwide have created the 2015 AICPA CFO Conference and have developed sessions that provide the latest updates, innovations and anticipated trends to keep you on the cutting edge. Blank (01/19)




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