Navigating Negotiations

Want to hire and keep the best? Be prepared to open your wallet a little wider.

According to The Employment Dynamics and Growth Expectations Report by Robert Half International and, 55% of employees surveyed reported that their compensation has increased over the last 12 months, up from 45% in their 2006 survey.

Moreover, 58% said they would likely negotiate higher compensation if accepting a new job offer, double the number of employees who said they would last year (29%).

Source: The Employment Dynamics and Growth Expectations Report,


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.