Labor:




Finding—and Keeping—
Qualified Workers

Labor issues—attracting, motivating and retaining employees and providing them with appropriate benefits—remain an important concern for small and medium-size businesses. In a survey of close to 1,000 business owners employing under 500 employees, 26% said the cost of labor was one of the most significant challenges to the growth and survival of their businesses. For 24%, the lack of qualified workers was also a significant challenge.



NEWS

IRS sets start date for tax season

The IRS announced that tax season will start in late January and that it will issue refunds to taxpayers despite the partial shutdown of the federal government.

PODCAST

Why CPAs can’t wait on automation tools

What do accounting firms waiting on others to develop AI, automation, and data analytics tools have in common with a baseball fan sitting in a stadium filling with water at an exponential rate? The answer could determine your firm’s fate.