SEC proposed three measures that provide more shareholder scrutiny of
executive pay. One rule would require public companies receiving money
from the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) to provide a shareholder
vote on executive pay in their proxy solicitations. The SEC also voted
to propose better disclosure of executive compensation at public
companies in their proxy statements and approved a New York Stock
Exchange rule change to prohibit brokers from voting proxies in
corporate elections without instructions from their customers.
Comments are due within 60 days of its publication in the Federal Register.
Get your clients ready for tax season with these year-end tax planning strategies, which address how to make the most of recent tax law changes, such as the new deduction for qualified business income and the cap on the deductibility of state and local taxes.
Robotic process automation is like an Excel macro that can work on multiple applications, says Danielle Supkis Cheek, CPA. RPA can complete routine, repetitive tasks such as data entry, freeing up employee time from lower-level chores.