The Profession Loses a Trailblazer


Barbara A. Henderson, CPA—the first woman appointed to the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB)—died in November at age 67. She was a member of GASB from 1991 until her retirement in 1999 and also of its predecessor, the National Council on Government Accounting.

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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.