Men and Women Differ on Web Benefits


Both men and women owners use the Internet in their businesses, but women seem to place greater value on the flexibility and speed it provides.

Business owners say the Web allows
But its disadvantages include
Note: This October 2001 survey polled 356 women and 347 men who owned businesses with revenues that ranged from less than $500,000 (44%) to more than $1 million (24%).
Source: Center for Women’s Business Research, Washington, D.C., .


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.