Different Rules for Different Workers?

Most companies strive to maintain work/life balance, but a recent survey by CareerBuilder.com suggests they might not always be balanced in their approach to who benefits from these policies.


According to the survey, more than 21% of workers who have never been married believe their companies show favoritism to married co-workers over single ones. Nearly 30% of these workers believe their company provides more flexibility for married co-workers.


Source: CareerBuilder.com, www.careerbuilder.com.



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.