Women Entrepreneurs Get Know-How Their Own Way

A survey of nearly 1,200 business owners highlighted the different paths
men and women take to successfully starting their own companies.

Few owners had a mentor when they founded their businesses.

Very successful women entrepreneurs also had followed a more varied career path than their male counterparts.

Women sought outside advice more than men did.

Note: Survey respondents included 602 women and 592 men.

Source: National Foundation for Women Business Owners, Washington, D.C., 2000.


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.