E-Business


The International Federation of Accountants issues a paper, E-Business and the Accountant: Risk Management for Accounting Systems in an E-Business Environment. The study can be downloaded at www.ifac.org/store —the group’s Web site.

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.

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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.