Details of FAFSA data breach revealed in House testimony

Details of FAFSA data breach revealed in House testimony http://bit.ly/2qEyf2J

Does your nonprofit’s board understand its fiduciary duties?

Interest in not-for-profits’ governance practices from lawmakers, watchdog groups and the general public has been growing in recent years. If your board hasn’t reviewed its roles and responsibilities recently, now is a good time. 3 primary responsibilities Nonprofit board members — whether compensated or not — have a fiduciary duty to the organization. Some states

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Overtime and stress are common during month-end close processes, pressure and efficiency could be a stumbling block.

Overtime and stress are common during month-end close processes, pressure and efficiency could be a stumbling block. http://bit.ly/2qz1G5X

3 hot spots to look for your successor

Picking someone to lead your company after you step down is probably among the hardest aspects of retiring (or otherwise moving on). Sure, there are some business owners who have a ready-made successor waiting in the wings at a moment’s notice. But many have a few viable candidates to consider — others have too few.

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5 Silent Killers of a Financial Plan

5 Silent Killers of a Financial Plan http://bit.ly/2qoIxqi

Turning next year’s tax refund into cash in your pocket now

Each year, millions of taxpayers claim an income tax refund. To be sure, receiving a payment from the IRS for a few thousand dollars can be a pleasant influx of cash. But it means you were essentially giving the government an interest-free loan for close to a year, which isn’t the best use of your

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Choosing between a calendar tax year and a fiscal tax year

Many business owners use a calendar year as their company’s tax year. It’s intuitive and aligns with most owners’ personal returns, making it about as simple as anything involving taxes can be. But for some businesses, choosing a fiscal tax year can make more sense. What’s a fiscal tax year? A fiscal tax year consists

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Why Playing Games is a Brilliant Move

Why Playing Games is a Brilliant Move http://bit.ly/2qf9yfQ

Fun Fact Friday!: There is a patron saint for Accountants!

St Matthew is the patron saint of accountants, bookkeepers and tax collectors. He was a tax collector in the ancient town of Capernaum.????