Risk Management


On October 19 and November 16, 2006, the AICPA will offer free Infocasts presented by specialists who have authored titles in the Institute’s series of Management Accounting Guidelines (MAGs). Business Continuity Management will be the subject of the October 19 Infocast presented by author Eric Krell. The November 16 Infocast will feature Marc Epstein and Tamara Bekefi presenting an overview of their guideline, Integrating Social and Political Risk into Business Decisions. AICPA Vice-President of New Finance John Morrow will moderate each of these Web-based sessions. Each presentation will include a live question-and-answer session; CPE credit is available for a nominal fee, and a 50% discount is being offered on the corresponding MAGs. More information is available at www.cpa2biz.com .

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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.

PODCAST

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.