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What Does Robot Process Automation Mean To Accounting?

With the emergence of Robot Process Automation (RPA), a slew of questions arise. What is the role of RPA? Can RPA help my small business? Will RPA automate the accounting process to the point that accountants are no longer needed, and people lose their jobs?

April 14, 2020
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Investment Income Tax To Impact Estates And Trusts

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (P.L.111–148), (as amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (Pub.L. 111-152), contains a 3.8% net investment income tax (NIIT), that will impact estate and trusts, starting in 2013.

June 5, 2012
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Why Contribution Margin is an Important KPI
Why Contribution Margin is an Important KPI What is a KPI? Key Performance Indicators, or KPI’s as they are known in the business world, are critical to a business’s success. Key Performance Indicators are a critical indicator of progress toward an end result or goal in business. These KPI’s illustrate a business’s strengths and areas...
February 26, 2020
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U.S. CFOs, Finance Leaders See Negative Impact From Rising Interest Rates

Survey of Chartered Global Management Accountants finds companies implementing hedging strategies, accelerating investments, forecasting lower demand in anticipation of higher rates.

October 22, 2013
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How to Speed Up Collections of Accounts Receivable

One of the top killers of small businesses is anemic cash flow. If many or most of your sales are on credit, your P&L might look great, but if you aren’t collecting what you’re owed, you can soon find yourself unable to meet large critical disbursements like payroll, taxes, or supplier payments.

December 19, 2019
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Lawmakers Blast IRS For Targeting Conservative Nonprofits

House and Senate lawmakers on May 10 blasted the IRS after learning that the Service had targeted approximately 75 conservative groups for additional scrutiny.

October 18, 2013
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How to Choose the Right Type of Business Entity for You

Contrary to what you might think, going into business can be a relatively simple process. Yes, you may have to comply with local or state licensing or registration requirements, but “your business” can be as simple as going out and doing well.

September 19, 2019
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IRS Issues Regulations On Property Ownership And Improvement

The IRS noted that it had received many comments on the regulations, most of which it addressed in issuing the rules. (The AICPA submitted a comment letter recommending various changes, described here.)

August 11, 2012
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IRS Changes Tax Filing Requirements For Large Corporations, Partnerships

The Internal Revenue Service said it will be making changes to the filing requirements for corporate and partnership taxpayers with assets of between $10 million and $50 million in an effort to lighten the burden.

July 11, 2013
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