Chicago Candidate Tops Field on CPA Exam

Amy Lynn Adelmann of Deloitte’s assurance and advisory services practice in Chicago won the Elijah Watts Sells gold medal by earning the highest score among the approximately 50,000 candidates who sat for the CPA exam in May. The other Sells awards went to Roger Dunaway III of Antioch, Tennessee—who placed second, winning a silver medal—and Debra Keim of O’Fallon, Missouri, and Soo Jin Kim of Seoul, South Korea—who tied for the third-place bronze medal.


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.