Information management and technology assurance

The 2016 CPA technology gift guide

In what has become a Journal of Accountancy annual tradition, we take a look at the high-tech gifts most likely to make your favorite CPA smile this holiday season. This year’s list of high-tech holiday goodies is heavy on the delivery of HD video and high-quality sound.

Internet: CAPTCHA chaos

Is there a way to get around those websites that require you to decipher text images that are barely readable?

Expanding your app-titude

A monthly look at apps and websites that can make the CPA’s job and life better. This month: Do! and Asana.

How to choose a cloud vendor

This column offers basic information to help you determine your needs, as well as a set of questions you can use to assess potential cloud vendors.

Expanding your app-titude

This month: CamFind offers early look at object recognition ... For fun, try My Garden Answers or Vivino

Security: Secure your things in a blink

Can you recommend a good, low-cost (under a few hundred dollars), wireless security camera system that automatically records and notifies you when motion is detected?

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How to make the most of a negotiation

Negotiators are made, not born. In this sponsored report, we cover strategies and tactics to help you head into 2017 ready to take on business deals, salary discussions and more.

VIDEO

Will the Affordable Care Act be repealed?

The results of the 2016 presidential election are likely to have a big impact on federal tax policy in the coming years. Eddie Adkins, CPA, a partner in the Washington National Tax Office at Grant Thornton, discusses what parts of the ACA might survive the repeal of most of the law.

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Deflecting clients’ requests for defense and indemnity

Client requests for defense and indemnity by the CPA firm are on the rise. Requests for such clauses are unnecessary and unfair, and, in some cases, are unenforceable.