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The American Institute of CPAs announced the launch of the Registered Apprenticeship Program for Finance Business Partners, to debut early next year. The new program introduces an on-the-job training path to earn the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation. Approved by the U.S. Department of Labor, the program is built on the Finance Leadership Program
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Too much for the man; just sign here; candid con; and other highlights of recent tax cases. Atlanta: Shanga A. Hankerson, 45, former owner of the Gladys Knight’s Chicken and Waffles restaurant in Atlanta and son of the music legend, has been sentenced to two years in prison for willful failure to remit payroll taxes.
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The current version of the reconciliation bill—the Build Back Better Act—attempts to walk a fine (politically imposed) line: raising hundreds of billions of dollars from higher corporate taxes without raising the corporate tax rate. The centerpiece of this effort is the book minimum tax, a new alternative minimum tax applied to the financial statement income
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A Rivian R1T electric pickup truck during the company’s IPO outside the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York, on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021. Bing Guan | Bloomberg | Getty Images (Click here to subscribe to the new Delivering Alpha newsletter.) Rivian’s blockbuster initial public offering last week pushed the total exit value for U.S. public-market listings this year
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Last week, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) announced that prices had risen 6.2 percent in the year up to October 2021, the fastest rate since 1990. The persistently high inflation in recent months has made some lawmakers question the need for additional deficit spending, In the short term, the Build Back Better Act (BBBA)
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The IRS deserves a raise. That’s a primary point in the 2021 Annual Report from the IRS Advisory Council. “The nation’s expectations for the IRS and duties imposed by Congress cannot be effectively and efficiently met without a significant investment in IRS staffing and training, and secure, flexible, and modern technology infrastructure,” the report reads.
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Operational efficiency doesn’t guarantee success in business. Nothing does. As an entrepreneur, you already know this — whether by direct experience or indirect observation. Efficiency can tilt the odds in your favor though. Take two otherwise identical businesses with only one difference — operational efficiency — and you can predict far better than chance which
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Amid the nationwide labor shortage, businesses are tapping an unlikely pool of talent: teenagers. Alonzo Soliz, who runs two Tropical Smoothie Café franchises in Cedar Park, Texas, said teens now comprise 90% of his workforce. “We couldn’t get anyone to apply and when we did start hiring people, everyone wanted higher wages,” he said. Soliz