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  • September 18, 2018

    Distributed-ledger technology is racing ahead on two tracks: public and private blockchains. Here are their different uses and weaknesses.

  • July 30, 2018

    This past busy season, increased IRS demands caused even more operational problems, affecting how tax practitioners do business. Here’s how the AICPA is working to change things in Washington.

  • July 27, 2018

    Data breaches happen daily. We see it in the news, and we hear it from our clients. Clients trust us with their private information including Social Security numbers, paystubs, birthdays and other data valuable to identity thieves.

  • July 26, 2018

    CFOs report wanting to devote more attention to digital initiatives but not knowing where to begin. Here are some suggestions.

  • July 24, 2018

    In the race for House District 38 (Chambers & Lee Counties), Debbie Wood is the Republican nominee. After counting the provisional ballots, Wood beat Todd Rauch by a margin of 7 votes. Wood will face Democrat Brian McGee in November.

  • July 19, 2018

    The runoffs in the 2018 Primary Election were held yesterday. Last night was full of surprises, including an underdog’s breakthrough in the Lieutenant Governor’s race. Further, the widest margins of victory were seen in races where the incumbent faced an opponent who had previously held the office. Steve Marshall had a 24% margin of victory in what many predicted to be a very close Attorney General’s race, while Congressman Martha Roby (R—AL) beat former Congressman Bobby Bright by 36 points.

  • July 18, 2018

    In a transmittal letter to the standards, U.S. Comptroller Gene Dodaro states that the new generally accepted government auditing standards (GAGAS) reinforce the principles of transparency and accountability for auditors as they provide objective analysis and information in service to the public.

  • July 17, 2018

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  • July 17, 2018

    Normally, we hear terms like “rightsizing”, “reengineering”, “management shift”, and “turnaround” to describe a process the company is embarking upon to reach new heights.  Although, the underlying tone is that of business change in order to handle a new challenging market or circumstance.  Some changes have been enormous failures while others have been success stories but; however, sadly most fall in the middle and, if anything, more towards the side of failure.  There are lessons to be learned with each, and I find it far easier to study from those that have traveled before than reinvent the wheel each time. 

  • July 12, 2018

    The Alabama Legislature has enacted the Alabama Tax Delinquency Amnesty Act of 2018 to allow qualifying taxpayers to receive a waiver of penalties and interest on eligible tax types. The application period is now open through September 30, 2018.