WebTrust Client Base Grows

Here are the latest companies to pass WebTrust audits of their online operations:

Ariba Inc., a Sunnyvale, California, provider of B2B e-commerce software, became the first company of its kind to earn WebTrust approval.

Health insurer Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Wisconsin met WebTrust’s standards for protecting the privacy of those using its online sales and customer service facilities.



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.