Month: November 2020

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Bill Clark | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images “If we are going to get another round of stimulus, I can’t imagine that won’t be included in it,” said Michael Strain, director of economic policy studies at right-leaning think tank American Enterprise Institute, of a new weekly subsidy. Strain added, however, that he thinks “it’s
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While 2020 was a year of crisis for many businesses, accountants found that their services came into sharper focus. In a remote world, outsourced accounting becomes easier to deliver to more clients; and in a world where businesses have been forced to temporarily close or shift their operations significantly in some way, accountants find themselves
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Demonstrators display signs calling for an end to evictions and foreclosures during a rally at Boston Housing Court outside the Edward W. Brooke Courthouse on Oct. 29, 2020. David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images Expiring state eviction bans have led to hundreds of thousands of additional coronavirus cases, new research finds, raising alarm
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The International Integrated Reporting Council and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board said Wednesday they intend to merge into a single organization to be called the Value Reporting Foundation by the middle of 2021. The unified group will give investors and corporations a comprehensive corporate reporting framework across the enterprise with standards aimed at improving global
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The changes this pandemic has wrought don’t appear to be temporary, as we once imagined. It’s no longer a question of waiting this thing out and returning to yesteryear. That’s why I’m advising my clients to re-evaluate their growth strategies. Ambitious firms need to lean into the new reality and reconfigure their approaches. I understand
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KANSAS The Kansas Society of CPAs Educational Foundation announced the 2020 KSCPA scholarship recipients: Clayton Burrows, from the University of Kansas, won the $3,000 Byron Bird Graduate Scholarship; Myriah Webster, McPherson College, received the $2,500 John J. Killian Scholarship; and Mary LaBelle, Kansas State University, won the $2,500 Mary Ellen Kirkpatrick Leadership Scholarship. Every year,
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U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell are seated to testify before a House Financial Services Committee hearing on oversight of the Treasury Department’s and Federal Reserve’s coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic response on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 22, 2020. Joshua Roberts | Reuters The Federal Reserve could provide clues
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Woodard Events announced that its signature Scaling New Heights conference will be held in Fort Worth, Texas, in 2021, on June 20-23. The theme of the 2021 event — whose 2020 edition wrapped up earlier this month in Orlando, Florida — will be “Unstoppable.” “Though the challenges facing accountants may seem daunting, they are not