Human Capital

Challenges continue for African-American accountants

Recently launched affinity programs have improved mentoring opportunities, but African-Americans feel left out of informal social networks and challenged in navigating corporate politics, a new survey shows.

Working together to grow the CPA pipeline

Accounting students are the future of the profession. So how can professors and practitioners work together to make sure those students complete their education and go on to earn their CPA license with the skill sets they need to be successful?

Women’s initiatives: A step-by-step plan

The AICPA Women’s Initiatives Executive Committee’s three-year pilot program helped firms discover the most effective methods for empowering women in the workplace.

NEWS

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.