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  • NASBA Announces Emergency Expansion of Testing Window

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Mar 27, 2020
    The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA), plus the AICPA and testing firm Prometric, announced an emergency period to allow people to take the CPA exam outside the normal testing window.
  • On Dealing with an Intransigent Employer

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Mar 26, 2020
    While millions of Americans are staying home and taking other special precautions to avoid the coronavirus pandemic, some are faced with employers who are attempting to bull rush through the crisis without regard to safety, leading some workers to wonder what to do in such cases.
  • As Americans Shift to Working from Home, Cybercriminals Lie in Wait

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Mar 25, 2020
    With so many people now working from home due to the coronavirus pandemic, cybersecurity experts are warning that cybercriminals are looking to exploit security risks created by the shift.
  • Student Loan Relief Begins

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Mar 24, 2020
    People with student debt may now apply for temporary loan relief in response to the worldwide pandemic.
  • For Many, Working From Home Means Working Longer

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Mar 23, 2020
    With rising numbers of people doing their jobs from home to avoid the coronavirus outbreak, Bloomberg said work hours have started to creep upwards all over the world.
  • Poll Finds Majority of Americans Worried They Won't Be Able to Pay Bills During Outbreak

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Mar 20, 2020
    A poll of 2,900 Americans conducted by Fortune has found that a wide majority, 63 percent, are worried that measures taken during the coronavirus epidemic will mean they won't be able to pay their bills.
  • IRS Warns of New Scam Targetting CPAs

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Mar 19, 2020
    At a time when more CPAs than ever are working from home, the IRS has warned of a new phishing scam specifically targeting tax professionals.
  • ProMetric, Which Administers the CPA Exam, Closes All U.S. Testing Sites for 30 Days

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Mar 18, 2020

    In response to the coronavirus pandemic, testing firm Prometric announced that it would be shutting down all U.S. testing sites for 30 days, starting today. What prompted the move was the Centers for Disease Control's recent announcement that people should avoid gatherings of more than 10 people at a time.

  • 'Returnships' On the Rise, Aimed at Easing Those with Career Gaps Back into Workforce

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Mar 17, 2020
    With companies increasingly on the hunt for talented staff, a rising number of them are offering what are colloquially called "returnships," which are meant to ease those with long career gaps, such as parents who left their jobs to care for children, back into the workforce.
  • Study Finds Companies With More 'We' Language in Code of Conduct Have More Ethics Scandals

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Mar 16, 2020
    A recent study outlined in the Harvard Business Review found that companies with codes of conduct that frequently use "we," "our," and other collective language tend to have a higher rate of ethics scandals compared to those with more impersonal language.