Corporate Governance


The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) approved guidelines for insurers and pension funds to strengthen public confidence in the insurance industry and protect pensions from mismanagement and fraud ( www.oecd.org/dataoecd/19/10/34799740.pdf ; www.oecd.org/dataoecd/ ). Both sets of guidelines draw from the corporate governance principles the OECD created in 1999 and revised in 2004.

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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.