Bentley Professors Nab Award for Top Course

Professors Dorothy Feldman, Robert Koulish, Karen Osterheld and Jay Thibodeau of Bentley College in Waltham, Massachusetts, working in conjunction with KPMG, won the AICPA and American Accounting Association’s Collaboration Award for their new course, The Role of Community Service in a For-Profit Organization. The citation recognizes significant collaborative efforts between academics and practitioners.


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.