Shane Eloe

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FY 2016 Objectives Report To Congress

Volume II<p>IRS Responses and National Taxpayer Advocate's Comments Regarding Most Serious Problems Identified in 2014 Annual Report to Congress<p>In her …

7 Quick Ways to Connect With Anybody

Grow your business (and enrich your life experience) with these seven simple questions that move conversations from chitchat into relationship building.<p>If you're introverted (like me), you may find it difficult to connect with people at social gatherings. If you're extroverted, you face a different …

Tony Robbins

US GAAP Plus Weekly Roundup — July 31, 2015

Five Ways 3-D Printing Will Impact the Accounting Profession

Three Dimensional (3D) Printing is a hot technology these days. And while not exactly new, the massive expansion of applications and decreasing costs …

3 Answers to Common SSARS No. 21 Questions

SSARS No. 21 represents a major improvement to the standards and can improve the delivery of your firm’s services. However, just as Manning faces …

AICPA Makes Major Revisions to Key Audit Guides

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) has revised two key publications that are relied upon by auditors of governmental and not-for-profit entities …

Most Accountants Now Prefer Cloud-Based Paperless Payments, Says Survey

According to a recent business payments study fielded by a collection of accounting industry leaders, more than 50 percent of accounting …

What's Next For Proposed Changes to Overtime Pay and Exempt Employees?

The Fair Labor Standards Act has been around since 1938. The purpose was to set federal minimum wage (then 25 cents an hour) regulate child labor and …

Small Business Owners Rank Their Favorite Tech Tools

Small business owners, entrepreneurs and startup founders are increasingly using technology to be more efficient, cut costs and increase …

Journal entry — FASB directs its staff to draft proposed amendments to new revenue standard

Published on: Jul 29, 2015<p>Today, the FASB met to discuss potential changes to the guidance in the new revenue standard1 on whether an entity is a …

Are You a Bad Boss? 10 Signs That You Might Be

The managers who are vital to the success of a business aren’t just bad. The majority are shockingly bad, and you might be one of them.<p>A Gallup …

Investors Dissatisfied with Corporate Sustainability Disclosures

Here's the good and the bad about sustainability disclosures, according to a new report by Big Four firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) LLP.<p>Companies …

IASB proposes revenue recognition clarifications

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) addressed financial statement preparers’ concerns Thursday by proposing clarifications and …

Strategies: Contractor or employee?

Your small business is booming. You need to hire help. But should your new hire be an employee or an independent contractor?<p>Or you’re self-employed, providing services to ride-hailing companies like Uber or Lyft. Are you an employee, covered by labor laws and your costs reimbursed — or should you …

Excel Tip: How Does It Look?

<b>User Problem</b>: How do I used Cell Styles in Excel?<p><b>Solution</b>: Gurus of Microsoft Word have known about using styles for a decade. In Excel 2010, …

CFOs

Regulations Determine Partnership Distributive Shares When Ownership Changes

The IRS issued final regulations (T.D. 9728) on determining partners’ distributive shares of partnership items when a partner’s interest varies …

5 Financial Tips for Newly-Employed Young People

Instant gratification is tempting, but making efforts to teach young adults how to adopt sound fiscal practices will set them up for a lifetime of …

Joint Offshore Accounts: Who Is Taxed And Why It Matters

If you and a family member have a joint foreign bank account, is it 50% yours, 100% yours, or 100% your relative’s? It may be any of these, but how do you know? Does it depend how your family member is reporting? What if your family member is not a U.S. person? As long as 100% of the money and …

Industry Spotlights on the impact of the new revenue standard

Mark Your Calendars Now: Congress Changes Many Tax Return Due Dates & Extensions

As the Tax Extenders bill languishes in Congress, another band-aid bill, the short term extension of the mass transit and highway funding bill, quickly made its way through the red tape. The bill was introduced in the House on July 28, 2015 and passed on July 29, 2015. The bill passed in the Senate …

Millennial women: How to woo a new generation of employees

If you want female Millennials to come to work for you—and stay—offer them flexibility.<p>That's one reason Shaylynn Fuller, CPA, chose regional firm …

The Workplace

This Is Why You Really Get Stage Fright

Get the jitters before a big presentation or speech? Blame biology.<p>Even an audacious entrepreneur who's known for pulling some of biggest publicity stunts in front of crowds of people still gets stage fright.<p>That would be Sir Richard Branson, who has said that he still fears public speaking. "My …

Public Speaking

Xero launches redesigned app for Android

Calum Fuller accountancy_age XERO has launched a redesigned version of its Touch app for Android as it seeks to meet Google's material design …

Replace the career ladder with a career lattice

One of my family’s favorite movies is National Lampoon’s <i>Christmas Vacation</i>. In one scene, Clark Griswold (Chevy Chase) is on a ladder, attaching …

The Nuances of Working with Real-Estate Clients

With 1.3 million building permits issued in June alone and total housing starts hovering around 1.1 million, the real-estate market is finally …