Accounting Principals releases 2018 salary guide

Accounting Principals, a staffing company that recruits accounting and finance professionals, published its 2018 Salary Guide on Wednesday, providing salary data in various parts of the country for different jobs in the accounting and finance sectors.


PCAOB highlights audit inspection priorities

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board released a document Wednesday offering information about the main areas its inspectors are looking at during its visits to auditing firms this year.


IRS loosens rules for retirement plans to lend money to Hurricane Harvey victims

The Internal Revenue Service granted additional relief to victims of Hurricane Harvey on Wednesday by allowing 401(k)s and other employer-sponsored retirement plans to give loans and hardship distributions to aid them without incurring penalties.


Trump prods Congress to act on tax plan while skipping details

President Donald Trump warned Congress not to miss a “once-in-a-generation opportunity” to boost the economy with a massive overhaul of the U.S. tax code as he kicked off his effort to sell the American public on his tax plan Wednesday at a manufacturing plant in Springfield, Missouri.


Trump thanks Mnuchin and Ross for tax work—but not Gary Cohn

President Donald Trump singled out several top officials who accompanied him for a speech on overhauling the tax code on Wednesday, but didn’t mention his chief economic adviser, Gary Cohn, who has led the administration’s efforts.


Companies shouldn't rush to adopt new hedge accounting standard

The Financial Accounting Standards Board released its long-awaited hedge accounting standard this week, but companies may want to be careful about adopting it early, or else they could miss out on some one-time benefits.


IRS details e-Services upgrades for tax pros

The Internal Revenue Service is planning a series of actions in the coming months to improve e-Services usability and security on the online apps.


Conferences for the next generation of accountants

What the profession’s younger members want from meetings.


Planning to become a better CPA

Professional growth doesn’t come from outside — it requires a strategy.


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