B2B E-Commerce Expected to Multiply

While researchers disagree on how swiftly electronic commerce between companies is growing, they all say the ongoing expansion is huge and won’t level off anytime soon. According to a conservative forecast, worldwide online business-to-business transactions will soar to $2,700 billion by 2004, up from $226 billion in 2000.

Spending varied greatly by industry

Most e-commerce technology budgets to rise

Company size not an issue

Source: eMarketer, Inc., New York, www.emarketer.com , 2001.


Year-end tax planning and what’s new for 2016

Practitioners need to consider several tax planning opportunities to review with their clients before the end of the year. This report offers strategies for individuals and businesses, as well as recent federal tax law changes affecting this year’s tax returns.


News quiz: Retirement planning, tax practice, and fraud risk

Recent reports focused on a survey that gauges the worries about retirement among CPA financial planners’ clients, a suit that affects tax practitioners, and a guide that offers advice on fraud risk. See how much you know with this short quiz.


Bolster your data defenses

As you weather the dog days of summer, it’s a good time to make sure your cybersecurity structure can stand up to the heat of external and internal threats. Here are six steps to help shore up your systems.