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ACCOUNTING & AUDITING
16-year review of audit fee and non-audit fee trends
Audit Analytics
Audit fees continue to increase. See if your rates are competitive.

Curious how your rates compare to other Minnesota firms? The MAP Survey has answers.
Simplifying adoption of not-for-profit financial reporting standard
Journal of Accountancy
The FASB Accounting Standard Update radically changed the way not-for-profits report financials. Follow these best practices to ease implementation.
FRAUD
A new way the IRS is catching tax cheaters
Quartz
Add this to the list of dumb ways to get caught cheating on your taxes. Find out how the IRS is sleuthing to catch businesses and individuals who underpay.
GOVERNMENT & NOT-FOR-PROFIT
Test the Department of Revenue's beta site
Minnesota Department of Revenue
If you need a minute to look away from that tax return, how about trying out Revenue's new site instead of scrolling through your news feeds? Revenue is looking for feedback by the end of February.
PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
Humility can improve individuals and organizations alike
CorporateIntel
I know, humility isn't the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about successful leaders. But maybe it should be.
PRACTICE MANAGEMENT
How self-directed websites boost CPA leads
Christine Nelson, Ingenuity Marking Group, LLC
Potential clients are savvier now more than ever when it comes to online research. Stand out from the crowd with a website that turns couch-surfers into paying customers.
TAXATION - BUSINESS
Calculating Qualified Business Income for farmers
Agribusiness Blog
Final regulations indicated that farmers -- and some taxpayers -- will need to reduce QBI for certain deductions. Find out which deductions these are and how they impact the possible Section 199A deduction.
TAXATION - INDIVIDUAL
W-2 wage calculation revenue procedure for Section 199A
Current Federal Tax Developments
The IRS finalized a revenue procedure to provide for acceptable methods of calculating W-2 wages for Section 199A. Learn more about the procedure and where to take caution.
TECHNOLOGY
What's new in Excel 2019
Journal of Accountancy
Just when you think you've figured Excel out, here comes another upgrade. At least these three features will help make some parts of your job easier.
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