Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Despite Down Economy, St. Louis CPA Firms See Business Growth

The St. Louis Business Journal reports that although the economy is suffering, several accounting firms in St. Louis have experienced growth--including MPPW, RubinBrown, Brown Smith Wallace, RSM McGladrey, and BKD.

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Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Video on SEC Proposed IFRS Roadmap Available

On November 14, the SEC released for comment its proposed roadmap with milestones and a timeline for IFRS adoption for U.S. public companies in 2014.

Eligible early adopters could use IFRS for filings of financial statements for periods ending on or after December 15, 2009.

The 90-day comment period begins with the roadmap's publication in the Federal Register.

Arleen Thomas, AICPA Senior Vice President, Member Competency & Development, addresses the announcement in a 2-minute downloadable video.

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Obama Presidency Could Worry Tax Clients

President-Elect Barack Obama is expected to take a more regulated, Clinton-esque view on family limited partnerships and close any perceived "loopholes" that currently allow clients to transfer assets to minimize their tax burden, reports WebCPA.

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Thursday, November 6, 2008

New generation of workers want technology their way

Millennial generation students and employees (those aged 14 to 27) expect to use their own technology and mobile devices for work and are increasingly choosing their place of employment based on how accommodating companies are to their personal technology preferences, according to a survey released today by Accenture.

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