Smart stops

World Wide Web Sites of interest to CPA members in business and industry.

Business Reference
Handy desk reference includes stock symbols, telephone area codes, foreign currency rates, shipping and postal informatoin—and, as a bonus, a dictionary, thesaurus and even a foreign language translator.

Insurance Help
Northwestern Mutual Life provides information and interactive programs that help companies guage insurance needs. Check out the "small business insurance needs section."

Timely Pension Aid
Aaton Deitsch, FSA, a New York pension consultant, provides information on the Small Business Job Protection Act of 1996 and related legislation, summaries and analyses, discussions of specific provisions and a list of organizations that provide additional information.

Online Tax Calculator
Taxware International (formerly AVP Systems) offers a free sales tax calculation service for any jurisdiction in the United States.

Executive Coaching and
Two Web sites explain what it's all about; both link to the same database of coaches.

Women in Business

Web sites for all CPA's.
The news Web page of NBC and Microsoft.
The latest news from CNN.
This is where you'll find CNN's financial news.
The home page of Reuters, the international news and financial information services company.
The home page of Bloomberg Personal, a sournce of small business and personal finance information.


6 key areas of change for accountants and auditors

New accounting standards on revenue recognition, leases, and credit losses present implementation challenges. This independently-written report identifies the hurdles that accounting professionals face and provides tips for overcoming the challenges.


How tax reform will impact individual taxpayers

Amy Wang, a CPA who is a senior technical manager for tax advocacy at the AICPA, answers to some of the most common questions on how the new tax reform law will impact individual taxpayers.