Fraud

Keeping an eye out for money mules

A new type of scam is snaring unwitting victims into money laundering schemes. Accountants are in a unique position to spot the early warning signs.

What’s your fraud IQ?

Do you know how to use publicly available documents to uncover fraud? Take this month’s Fraud IQ quiz and find out.

Sheryl Madden, CPA, CGMA

Sheryl Madden, CPA, CGMA, the deputy CFO and controller at The Kresge Foundation in Troy, Mich., says that effective leaders focus on serving others and encouraging them to set goals that bring about positive change.

Fraud on film: Lessons from real-life stories

What’s at the heart of fraud incidents? Opportunity is one angle, but so is rationalization, according to a university professor who has studied fraud through documentary filmmaking.

What's your fraud IQ?

How good are you at spotting red flags that may indicate fraud in a small business? Take this month’s Fraud IQ quiz and find out.

Simple fraud prevention tips

Fraud prevention doesn’t need to be complex. In fact, a few simple steps can help organizations of any size be better at fighting fraud.

What’s your fraud IQ?

How good are you at spotting red flags that may indicate contract and procurement fraud? Take this month’s Fraud IQ quiz and find out.

What’s your fraud IQ?

How good are you at spotting red flags that may indicate financial statement fraud? Take this month’s Fraud IQ quiz and find out.

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Tax reform complicates year-end tax planning

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.

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What RPA is and how it works

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.