Bon Voyage


American businesspeople are learning what their European counterparts have long known: the benefits of a holiday. In a recent study of 622 executives, the majority said that an annual vacation is essential for good job performance. A surprising 70% said they would turn down a 10% raise if it meant losing a week of paid vacation.

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Source: Hyatt Hotels & Resorts (Chicago), Spreadsheets to Sunshine: Executives on Vacation.

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.