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The European Federation of Accountants (FEE) advises its member states to permit groups of companies to file consolidated tax returns—a practice currently not allowed in certain European nations. The FEE says it is essential that all member states endorse its proposal so none will have an unfair competitive advantage over others. ( http://mail.fee.be/website/fee_publication.nsf ) (abbreviated URL)

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What’s next for potential CPA licensure changes

A new model proposed by NASBA and the AICPA is designed with an eye on the future for newly licensed CPAs. The AICPA's Carl Mayes, CPA, provides background on the project and a look ahead to 2020.

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What RPA is and how it works

Robotic process automation is like an Excel macro that can work on multiple applications, says Danielle Supkis Cheek, CPA. RPA can complete routine, repetitive tasks such as data entry, freeing up employee time from lower-level chores.