Today in good-luck-explaining-that news, the New York Post reports that an EY tax advisor shared a USB drive "that was supposed to contain client records" but included something else:
As auditing changes, naturally, so will the auditors. Technology drives a lot of this change so it stands to reason that people who understand and build technology will become the new auditors.
A couple weeks ago, Megan said, “It's Time for Accountants to Ditch Dual Monitors” which I read on one of my three screens.
You’re probably familiar with Uber by now, unless you live under a rock, or live in the 25% of the country not yet covered by it.
News flash: Artificial intelligence (AI) and other cognitive technologies are eliminating jobs left and right. Bloomberg reports as many as 5 million jobs by 2020. Oh, calamity.
Here’s what my first day at a client would typically look like (circa 2012):
Look, I admit that I've been out of the game for awhile, so forgive me if I sound, um, supercilious, but are paper tax organizers still a thing?
Rumor has it that the AICPA is finally integrating Microsoft Excel into the CPA exam starting in 2018. I’ll admit my initial reaction is “it’s about time” since the generic spreadsheet I used was archaic.
How can you best annoy dozens of accountants in the midst of tax season? Well, in the age of the internet, a reply all mishap will do just fine.