How to Fail at Business Without Really Trying

We’ve all heard the tried-and-true tips on getting ahead in the office. Here are some ways that employees have done quite the opposite, according to a survey of more than 5,700 workers:


  • Falling asleep at work (45%)
  • Kissing a co-worker (39%)
  • Stealing from the office (22%)
  • Spreading a rumor about a co-worker (22%)
  • Drinking alcohol while on the job (21%)
  • Snooping after hours (18%)
  • Lying about academic background (4%)
  • Taking credit for someone else’s work (2%)





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.