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ACCOUNTING & AUDITING
Simplifying adoption of not-for-profit financial reporting standard
Journal of Accountancy
Not-for-profits typically aren't flush with staff or resources, making it challenging to adapt to FASB's changes to reporting standards. Streamline your efforts with these implementation tips.
16-year review of audit fee and non-audit fee trends
Audit Analytics
Feel like your audit fees continue to climb year after year? You aren't alone. Compare and contrast what you're paying with the national average.
CAREER
Getting ahead by being inefficient
Farnam Street
Efficiency is great in an unchanging world, but that's not the world in which we live. Learn to adapt and evolve by accepting challenges that may slow you down in the process.
C-SUITE
How robots will transform the C-suite
Strategy + Business
In a mere 10 years, it's predicted that 20 percent of jobs will be automated -- including yours. Begin laying the groundwork today for what's in store for you and your company.
MANAGEMENT
Improving the close process: What you should be doing
Jim Lindell, CPA, CGMA, CSP
Less is more when it comes to timing the month-end close, right? Don't be so sure. For best results, factor these considerations into your close process, too.

Catch Jimmy Lindell in person at a variety of management and leadership courses this March.
PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
Bill Gates says you should ask 4 crucial questions to assess the quality of your life
Inc.
Some measure life's successes by promotions and pay increases. Others -- including Bill Gates and Warren Buffett -- prefer this more well-rounded assessment.
REGULATION
Prepare yourself for an IRS or DOL plan audit
National Law Review
Are your company's retirement plans up to snuff? Consider these questions before answering yes.
TAXATION - BUSINESS
3 surprising factors in the IRS mileage rate
CFO
With gas prices decreasing and inflation holding steady, why did the IRS mileage rate increase 3.5-cents over last year? These macro-economic trends may have something to do with it.
TAXATION - INDIVIDUAL
Note these key 2019 tax filing (and paying) deadlines
Don't Mess With Taxes
Whether the government is open or closed, one thing is certain: This year's tax deadlines aren't changing. Stay on track with this list of upcoming dates.
TECHNOLOGY
How to do a data 'cleanse'
The New York Times
What does your car and computer have in common? A need for regular tuneups! Do yourself a favor and look under the hood of your laptop occasionally.
WORKPLACE TRENDS
What PwC learned from its policy of flexible work for everyone
Harvard Business Review
Flexibility within the workplace is a two-way street. A little give today, a little take tomorrow. If PwC can make it work, so can your company.
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