Monthly Archives: January 2016

ADP Sees Wage Drop for Workers Who Switch from Part-Time to Full-Time

Workers who switched jobs to go from part-time to full-time employment experienced a decline in average hourly earnings in most industries in the fourth quarter, according to a new report from payroll giant ADP. ADP’s Workforce Vitality Report found that … Continue reading

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Enable e-signatures in Excel

E-signatures have already been marked out as one of the technology trends accountants should watch out for in 2016. For those who don’t want to sign up to software, follow AccountingWEB.com’s walkthrough guide and enable e-signatures in Excel. As recently explored on AccountingWEB, … Continue reading

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Paychex Lists Top Business Regulatory Issues for 2016

Paychex has compiled a list of what the payroll giant considers to be the top 10 regulatory issues that will have the biggest impact on businesses this year. From the IRS extending select Affordable Care Act reporting deadlines to a … Continue reading

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Spreadsheet users resolute in the New Year

The New Year inspires many people to pledge their goals and resolutions for the year ahead. This is no different for Diane Robinett, who wishes that the New Year will bring an end to spreadsheet shaming. Robinett, Incisive CEO, a … Continue reading

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U.S. Economy Added 292,000 Jobs in December, But Lost Accounting Jobs

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday that total nonfarm employment increased by a robust 292,000 jobs in December, although there was a loss of 4,900 jobs in accounting and bookkeeping services. The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.0 … Continue reading

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Cybersecurity: Be Prepared for Modern Day IT Threats

Digital communications and online activities are so prevalent today that they’re essential to business success. Unfortunately, digital opportunities also bring the potential for digital information threats. CPAs – as business owners, employers and employees, advisers and planners – are in … Continue reading

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Beware of Phishing Scams During Busy Season

During tax filing season, phishing scams generally increase in an attempt to obtain personal and financial information. A number of tax practitioners recently alerted us that they received suspicious emails with links to supposed clients’ financial information. We encourage you … Continue reading

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ADP Finds Private Sector Added 257,000 Jobs in December

Private sector employers added 257,000 jobs to their payrolls last month as the economy continued to strengthen across most sectors, according to payroll giant ADP. Mark Zandi ADP reported Wednesday that small businesses with 49 or fewer employees gained 95,000 … Continue reading

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Paychex Sees Decline in Small Business Employment Growth in December

Payroll giant Paychex reported a slight decline in small business employment growth in December. The Paychex | IHS Small Business Jobs Index, which Paychex compiles with the research firm IHS, slid to 100.37 in December, down 0.05 percent from November … Continue reading

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