While running internal audits has become a fairly common practice, some firms are taking it a step further.
As CFOs are well aware, employment laws seem to favor workers against their employers, and they often cost firms money. But that’s not always the case.
In case you didn’t have enough on your to-do list for 2010, the feds just added to it.
Getting a handle on your company’s energy costs can’t wait. But with everybody touting the latest ways to slash energy costs, companies don’t have the time or the money to try out what works and what doesn’t.
You wouldn’t want to remain loyal to suppliers that frequently raise their prices without warning or miss important delivery deadlines. So maybe it’s time to consider starting or updating a supplier performance management program. Among the organizations that may be reevaluating suppliers right now are Major League Baseball teams, such as the Texas Rangers and […]
Recession fears lead mid-level employees to be more likely to press their luck with skimming a little off the top. Believe it or not, that may be good news.
You’ll want to huddle with Benefits to take a closer look at your wage-and-hour practices sometime soon.
T&E compliance can be a source of stress for your staffers and a strain on your company’s pocketbook … especially when employees don’t follow your policies to the letter.
When financial fraud allegations arise at a public company, the firm that audits the financial statements of that company will often draw the attention of one or more of three very formidable entities: the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB).
An increasing number of firms are taking extra steps to make sure all the dependents on their health plans are actually eligible.
Tell your A/P staff to be ready. Starting this November, the Service is planning the first of the 6,000 random employment tax audits that it will perform over the next three years.
There are some very compelling reasons to have a CPA look over your firm’s books.
Like a see-saw, as the economy plunges downward, employee fraud skyrockets — especially in small, private firms. The reasons for employee fraud are many and varied, but there are certain safeguards that can help keep your company safe: Double-check finances. Even if you have a trusted bookkeeper, it doesn’t hurt to take another look yourself. […]
The price of electricity has flatlined in some parts of the country over the last couple of years, due mainly to the boom in natural gas and oil the U.S. is procuring.
Beginning in February, 6,000 random (unlucky) companies will start getting the IRS version of Happy New Year’s wishes: a notice they’re going to be audited over employment taxes.
The latest move by the IRS suggests an increase in audits of employers’ COBRA procedures may be on tap in the very near future.
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