Month: November 2020

The International Accounting Standards Board began a consultation process Monday in preparation for possible changes in the accounting standards for mergers and acquisitions involving companies within the same group, or in other words, business combinations under common control. A current International Financial Reporting Standard, IFRS 3, Business Combinations, already provides the reporting requirements for mergers
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More than 40 million Americans have student loan debt, and outstanding student loans nationwide total more than $1.5 trillion. Soon, the government’s pause on federal student loan payments will expire, leaving millions of borrowers grappling with how they’ll pay what they owe in 2021. But Brandon Leake, a 28-year-old husband and father, figured out a
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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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If you buy something through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. The workplace needs to be fresh and comfortable to achieve optimum levels of productivity. As such, there is a need for fresh air to circulate and remove stale air from the premises to keep both staff and customers
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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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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 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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Lisa Lickers, her husband and their blended family before the arrival of their baby. Source: Lisa Lickers Navigating the terrain of a blended family’s financial life is tricky enough in normal times. Add a pandemic into the mix, and things can get downright exhausting. “Stressful financial situations bring to the surface underlying family dynamics,” said
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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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