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W omen held 14.7% of all Fortune 500 board seats, up from 13.6% in 2003 and 9.6% in 1995, according to a 2005 census of women board directors by Catalyst ( www.catalyst.org ). The number of Fortune 500 companies that had 25% or more women board directors rose to 64 in 2005 from 11 in 1995.

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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.