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    1. IRS union fights proposed budget cuts | Accounting Today

      The head of the National Treasury Employees Union, which represents Internal Revenue Service employees, is asking Congress not to cut the IRS budget again. The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government held a hearing Wednesday on the fiscal year 2018 Treasury Department budget. The administration’s budget calls for reducing IRS funding by another $260 million below the level enacted in fiscal 2017 and reducing overall IRS staffing by more than 4,200.

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    2. Taxpayer Advocate recommends IRS dedicate more employees to taxpayer service | Accounting Today

      National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson said in a report Wednesday the Internal Revenue Service ran a generally successful filing season this year, but it needs to assign more employees to taxpayer service instead of enforcement. In her midyear report to Congress, Olson, who heads the IRS’s Taxpayer Advocate Service, praised the IRS for reducing the prevalence of identity theft this past tax season.

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    3. IRS sees new phone scam from fake certified letters | Accounting Today

      The Internal Revenue Service issued a warning Thursday cautioning taxpayers and tax professionals about a new scam revolving around the Electronic Federal Tax Payment System, in which criminals are calling innocent taxpayers demanding they make an immediate tax payment through a prepaid debit card. The IRS has been hearing reports about the scam around the country.

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    4. CFOs Spending More Time on Strategic Guidance | CPA Practice Advisor

      A new survey finds that chief financial officers (CFOs) are spending more than a third of their time as strategic advisers, taking on roles well beyond traditional financial management. The 2017 CFO Survey from Grant Thornton LLP also finds that 40 percent of CFOs identify strategic planning as one of their top priorities – only slightly behind more expected activities like increasing cash flow (45 percent) and reducing costs (41 percent).

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    5. Only 17% of Finance Team Time Spent on Strategic Activities

      Only 17% of Finance Team Time Spent on Strategic Activities

      CFOs report that their teams continue to spend very little time on strategic tasks—just 17%—and remain reliant on the standard processes and technologies that negatively impact their ability to deliver actionable information. That's according to the latest CFO Indicator report from corporate performance management provider Adaptive Insights. The report examines the reporting process and how CFOs can free their teams to deliver the value-added analysis desired by key corporate stakeholders.

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    6. AICPA Asks Treasury and IRS to Withdraw Proposed Estate Tax Regulations

      AICPA Asks Treasury and IRS to Withdraw Proposed Estate Tax Regulations

      The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) has asked the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to withdraw regulations regarding the valuation of interests in corporations and partnerships for estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax purposes. The regulations were proposed under Internal Revenue Code section 2704.

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    7. U.S. Treasury Officials Go After Foreign Tax Credit Loophole

      U.S. Treasury Officials Go After Foreign Tax Credit Loophole

      (Bloomberg) The U.S. Treasury Department took fresh steps on Thursday to curb tax avoidance by multinational corporations, issuing new curbs on a loophole through which companies artificially use credits for foreign taxes they pay to improperly lower their U.S. tax bills. Treasury officials said they would disallow corporations from using foreign tax credits unless the companies actually bring home to the U.S.—or repatriate—the overseas earnings on which they’ve paid the foreign taxes.

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    8. CFOs Say Cyber Security Fuels Tech Growth, While Tax Rates Hinder It

      CFOs Say Cyber Security Fuels Tech Growth, While Tax Rates Hinder It

      Cybersecurity will be one of the biggest growth engines for the technology sector in 2016, right alongside personal technology. According to BDO USA, LLP's 2016 Technology Outlook Survey, which polls 100 technology company CFOs, one in four tech CFOs view cybersecurity concerns as the primary driver of industry growth this year, outflanked only by consumer demand for innovative personal technology, selected by one in three CFOs as the most important factor driving industry growth.

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    9. Windham Brannon Sees Increase In Strategic Growth Advisory Services And Restaurant & Franchise Segments - Windham Brannon

      Windham Brannon Sees Increase In Strategic Growth Advisory Services And Restaurant & Franchise Segments - Windham Brannon

      ATLANTA – October 13, 2015 – As the fiscal year draws to a close, Windham Brannon, a leading provider of tax, audit, accounting and advisory services, has experienced record revenue growth in several important segments, including Restaurant & Franchise and Strategic Growth Advisory Services.

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    10. CFOs Say Data Deficit Makes Their Job Tougher, More Error Prone

      CFOs Say Data Deficit Makes Their Job Tougher, More Error Prone

      The research reveals that an inability to access the right financial information is having a direct impact on... The AICPA recommended that to the extent taxpayers may make accounting method changes for mischaracterized R&E... The headline speakers come from diverse, inspirational backgrounds, bringing unique lessons intended to benefit and...

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    11. A Leader’s Guide to Data Analytics - A working knowledge of data science can help you lead with confidence.

      A Leader’s Guide to Data Analytics - A working knowledge of data science can help you lead with confidence.

      Too often, Zettelmeyer says, managers collect data without knowing how they will use it. “You have to think about the generation of data as a strategic imperative,” he says. In other words, analytics is not a separate business practice; it has to be integrated into the business plan itself. Whatever a company chooses to measure, the results will only be useful if the data collection is done with purpose. Like all scientific inquiries, analytics needs to start with a question or problem in mind.

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    12. 5 strategies for running a company in a hyper-growth stage

      5 strategies for running a company in a hyper-growth stage

      This article is part of DBA, a new series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital and management.

      Entrepreneurs often ask how to successfully run a growth company. The response is simple: Do what you love, surround yourself with people you love and make an impact. While this may sound simple enough, putting it to work requires discipline and investment

      More about Hiring , Communication , Dba , Interviews , and Business

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    13. CEOs Don’t Care Enough About Capital Allocation

      CEOs Don’t Care Enough About Capital Allocation

      In his 1987 letter to investors, Warren Buffet made the following observation: “the heads of many companies are not skilled in capital allocation, and … it is not surprising because most bosses rise to the top because they have excelled in an area such as marketing, production, engineering, administration or, sometimes, institutional politics.” A quarter century later, not much seems to have changed: fewer than five out of the 100 CEOs on HBR’s 2014 list of best-performing CEOs even mention “return on capital” on their official biography — and none of those five lead companies listed in the Dow Jones Industrial ...

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    14. ACCA and IMA Look Ahead to Future CFO Role | Accounting Today News

      ACCA and IMA Look Ahead to Future CFO Role | Accounting Today News

      The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Institute of Management Accountants have published a report examining the future function of the CFO in the finance department of tomorrow. The report, “Tomorrow’s Finance Enterprise,” focuses on the responses from 1,631 ACCA and IMA members around the world to a survey asking their views on the skills, experience and priorities for current and future CFOs.

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    15. In Survey, 83% of CFOs Attracted to Consulting Careers

      In Survey, 83% of CFOs Attracted to Consulting Careers

      What career prospects entice today's financial leaders once they've reached the top of the profession? Research suggests that for many, it could be a move to consulting. In a recent Robert Half Management Resources survey, 83 percent of chief financial officers (CFOs) said they find consulting attractive. Respondents cited flexible schedules and compensation as top draws.

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    16. For CFOs, these new accounting standards will have an impact - Atlanta Business Chronicle

      For CFOs, these new accounting standards will have an impact - Atlanta Business Chronicle

      The new FASB Lease Accounting Standards to be finalized by the end of the summer 2015 will radically transform lease accounting, with far reaching consequences to a company's financial results. Under the new rules, operating leases are essentially dead, and virtually all leases will be recognized on a company's balance sheet.

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    17. Study Shows Top Concerns for CFOs | CPA Practice Advisor

      Study Shows Top Concerns for CFOs | CPA Practice Advisor

      What keeps CFOs awake at night? In addition to keeping a close eye on key performance indicators such as capital expenditures and taxes, many cite less-expected concerns such as infectious diseases, severe weather and global political unrest, all of which can create financial risks. In the latest CFO Indicator survey by cloud corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence company Adaptive Insights, CFOs reveal what's top of mind for them.

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