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February 27, 2013
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  • 9 ways to boost your career prospects
    Rebranding yourself can get you ahead at work, says Rhymer Rigby, author of "The Careerist: Over 100 Ways to Get Ahead at Work." However, it takes more than a touch-up. Find out what Rigby recommends to truly make a difference. CGMA Magazine (2/13) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • What CPAs can do when thieves steal a client's identity
    Tax-related identity theft is a growing problem in the U.S. As of May 16, the Internal Revenue Service had pulled nearly 2% of 2011 tax returns claiming a refund because of possible identify theft. Find out what preventive action can head off problems and what corrective steps a CPA can take once a client's identity has been compromised. Journal of Accountancy (2/2013) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • U.S. companies miss out on a lot of Big Data
    Two studies suggest that many U.S. companies fail to either complete Big Data projects or collect and analyze data. In both studies, difficulty finding the right talent to work with Big Data was the main reason that companies missed out on crucial business intelligence. CGMA Magazine (2/20) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Mexico postpones unveiling of tax overhaul
    Mexican President Peña Nieto is delaying introduction of a comprehensive tax-reform package to the second half of the year. The overarching goal is to strengthen the country's revenue and tax base and create a fairer system. EconoMonitor (2/18) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • U.S. tax-law changes affect partners and partnership
    U.S. tax developments in the past year affect partnership formation, debt and income allocation, distribution and basis adjustment. Get reviews and analyses of recent court cases, Internal Revenue Service rulings and Treasury Department regulations involving partnership. The Tax Adviser (2/2013) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Australia's tax-forecasting models need change, review finds
    The Australian Treasury needs to improve forecasting models for capital gains tax and corporate tax because they do not properly account for depreciation in the mining sector, according to a review by former Treasury and Access Economics forecaster David Chessell. He suggests improving the agency's business-liaison program. ABC (Australia) (2/22) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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