Below please find daily updates pertaining to the latest in financial, business, and tax news:

To Get Client Referrals, Work on Loyalty

April 15, 2014

Many firms these days hope to garner most of their new business through referrals. But you won't get referrals from clients unless you can build true client loyalty....

Bramwell?s Lunch Beat: Happy Tax Day!

April 15, 2014

Here are ?Bramwell?s Lunch Beat? menu items for April 15....

The Four Reasons to Move to the Cloud

April 15, 2014

The cloud isn't just today's buzzword?it's a way to improve your business. Accountants can use the cloud to increase security, lower costs and enhance client service....

GASB Sets Guidelines for Measuring Assets and Liabilities

April 14, 2014

The Governmental Accounting Standards Board on Monday defined two approaches for measuring assets and liabilities, intended to guide the standard-setting organization in establishing accounting and financial reporting standards for state and local governments....

Survey: Work Hours and Resources Not Spared From Tax Preparation

April 14, 2014

According to a new Accountemps survey, 30 percent of respondents believe it is not unusual for employees to spend time on personal income tax preparation during the workday ? and use company resources to do it....

Why Different Generations of Clients Need Different Solutions

April 14, 2014

There's no cookie-cutter solution to working across multiple generations....

IRS Ramps Up ID Theft and Refund Fraud Enforcement Efforts

April 14, 2014

Nearly 300 new identity theft and refund fraud investigations have been launched during this tax-filing season, bringing the number of active cases to almost 1,900, the IRS announced last week....

Bramwell?s Lunch Beat: IRS Audits Are Sparse This Year

April 14, 2014

Here are ?Bramwell?s Lunch Beat? menu items for April 14....

The Only Four Things You Need to Need to Know

April 14, 2014

Busy and confused? Just memorize these four points and you have the basics of managing an accounting practice....

FASB Tweaks Rules for Discontinued Operations Reporting

April 11, 2014

Under the new US GAAP guidance, a discontinued operation is a disposal of part of an organization that has a major effect on its operations and financial results. Examples include a disposal of a major geographic area, a major line of business, or a major equity method investment....

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