FYI


President Barack Obama nominated Joshua Gotbaum to become PBGC director. If the nomination is approved, Gotbaum would replace Acting Director Vince Snowbarger.

 

Gotbaum, currently an operating partner at Blue Wolf Capital, has for three decades helped manage and advise public, private and nonprofit institutions. In 2001, he was the first CEO of The September 11th Fund, a charity with more than $500 million in assets whose grants helped more than 100,000 people affected by the attacks. During the Clinton administration, he was executive associate director and controller in the Office of Management and Budget; assistant secretary of Treasury for Economic Policy; and assistant secretary of Defense. During the Carter administration, Gotbaum served on the White House staff and in the Department of Energy.

SPONSORED REPORT

Keeping client information safe in an age of scams and security threats

A look at the Dirty Dozen tax scams and ways to protect taxpayer information.

TECHNOLOGY Q&A

How to create maps in Excel 2016

Microsoft Excel 2016 has two new mapping capabilities. J. Carlton Collins, CPA, demonstrates how to make masterful 2D and 3D maps in Excel 2016.

QUIZ

News quiz: IRS enforcement, a hot job, and audit value

The IRS’s 2016 Data Book, a “hot job” of particular interest at this time of year, and insight into how executive and audit committees view the insights from financial statement audits received attention recently. See how much you know with this short quiz.