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Did an accounting job open up that you want? You've got about a month, according to the Journal of Accountancy. This was the assessment after a staffing firm talked to 2,100 different CFOs about how long job vacancies remain open. The results showed that it takes, on average, about a month to fill an accounting job--four weeks for staff level jobs, and five for management.
Mega-retailer Wal-Mart unveiled its new money transfer service, taking on industry stand-bys like Western Union and MoneyGram, according to the Washington Post. Through the service funds can be transferred between any of the chain's 4,000 U.S. locations for $4.50 for transfers under $50 and $9.50 for transfers up to $900, said the Post.
A government study has revealed that, if you want to avoid an IRS audit, you should be a large partnership, according to Reuters. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that while the number of large businesses registering as partnerships have tripled in the past 12 years, about .8 percent of them have ever been audited, said Reuters.
A study from Deloitte consulting has revealed that many companies do not adequately protect their supply chains from fraud, and furthermore lack the resources to do so, according to Forbes. Deloitte polled more than 2,600 executives and found that fewer than a third used data analytics tools that are capable of detecting fraud or waste by their vendors, while 22 percent had no data analytics of any kind.
It's almost hypnotic: an animated gif of every single 1040 ever made since its inception. We've spent a good five minutes staring at it before thinking to write a blog post. Here's hoping it gives you the same measure of joy it did us.
A man who claimed in a lawsuit that an IRS agent seduced him and then failed to help him on his audit is appealing the dismissal of his case, as he felt the court made an error, according to ABC News. The lawsuit alleged that the plaintiff, Vincent Burroughs, was about $20,000 in debt to the federal government after his contracting business dried up in the global economic crash.