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Financial statements are the backbone of a complete financial report. In fact, a financial report is not complete if the three primary financial statements are not included. but a financial report is much more than just those statements. A financial report requires disclosures. This term refers to additional information provided in a financial … [Read more...]

CPAs, or Certified Public Accountants, can help you in your individual or business accounting and tax preparation in many ways. With the laws surrounding accountancy such as generally accepted accounting practices for businesses, and tax laws that change every year for individuals, hiring a CPA to perform your accounting services needs is the best … [Read more...]

Becoming a CPA, or Certified Public Accountant, is not a simple feat. There is a lot of education and training, as well as testing that an accountant must undergo in order to become a CPA. Logically, the first step in becoming a CPA is to have a desire to go into accounting. The next step is to ensure that you have the aptitude to be a CPA; that … [Read more...]

Is there such a thing as a forensic accountant? Well, you might find it hard to believe but there are actually forensic accountants out there and it is a very good profession. Forensic accounting is used in areas like litigation support and investigative accounting. Litigation support is very important and the forensic accountants play a very … [Read more...]

When a corporation deliberately conceals or skews information to appear healthy and successful to its shareholders, it has committed corporate or shareholder fraud. Corporate fraud may involve a few individuals or many, depending on the extent to which employees are informed of their company's financial practices. Directors of corporations may … [Read more...]

When you think of accountants, you probably just think there is only one type of accountant. However this is a mistake that many people make about accountants. Just like other professionals such as lawyers, there are different fields that accountants can go into. The accounting industry is split into three different types of accountants that … [Read more...]

Now that you’ve finished your accounting course, it is time to find an accounting job. A lot of young adults are now wondering where to find the perfect job. They find it very difficult because there are not so many job opportunities out there. But if you only know where to look, you can get a job right away especially if you meet all the job … [Read more...]

Everyone knows at least a little about the Enron story and the devastation it created in the lives of is employees. It's a story that belongs in any discussion of ethical accounting processes and what happens when accounting standards and ethics are discarded for personal greed. Enron began in 1985 selling natural gas to gas companies and … [Read more...]

Because deadlines are strict, and penalties will be given to late tax payments, you should make sure that you do not put off your "tax day." You should definitely start preparing your income tax return well before April 15. Whether you are doing your own income tax return or you are getting the help of a certified public accountant or firm to … [Read more...]

Tax planning is very important if you want to make sure that your income tax return is filed quickly, effectively, accurately, and painlessly. Through careful tax planning, you can have everything you need to file your income tax return at your fingertips whenever you are ready to file. Tax planning is also helpful in the case that your income … [Read more...]