NEWS

Return due dates changed in highway funding bill

The federal highway funding extension bill passed by Congress contains several tax provisions, including changing the due dates for partnership, S corporation, and corporate tax returns, a provision the AICPA has long advocated.

Q&A: How to present your prices to customers

Talking to clients about your pricing options can be a challenging conversation. Here are a few tips that can help, starting with why you should avoid using the word “fee.”

Americans’ financial well-being reaches 8-year high

Americans’ financial well-being is the highest it’s been since 2007, according to the American Institute of CPAs’ latest Personal Financial Satisfaction Index, which reached an eight-year high during the second quarter.

Emerging tax issues cause due-diligence problems

Speaking at an IRS Nationwide Forum in Fort Washington, Md., the deputy director of the IRS Office of Professional Responsibility warned practitioners that they should exercise due diligence when advising clients on emerging tax issues.

MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING

Developing finance leaders

A good leader recognizes that part of the job is developing the next generation of leaders. Veronica McCann, CGMA, a former division CFO at Commerzbank in Singapore, shares tips on developing future finance leaders.

PROFESSIONAL ISSUES

Belicia Cespedes: A CPA at 17

Through hard work and determination, Belicia Cespedes earned the credential before she was even eligible to vote.

SPONSORED REPORT

How to audit high risk areas

Revenue recognition, internal control over financial reporting, accounting estimates and going concern are areas of audit that have emerged as particularly challenging and complex.