Impatient Execs Place Blame for Slow Progress


A survey of more than 3,000 business executives revealed the great majority of them were dissatisfied with the rate at which their companies adopted new policies and procedures.

More than two-thirds said the pace of change should be quicker.
Respondents said certain departments hindered change more than others.

Source: Net Future Institute, North Hampton, New Hampshire, .


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.