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5 Ways to Improve Your Existing Marketing Strategies

Wed, Apr 01, 2020

Marketing tactics to implement today Let’s face it—business owners are always thinking about growing their businesses. And, it usually takes a considerable amount of effort to do so, but we have some tactics you can start implementing today. Proven marketing methods Here are 5 ways to improve your existing marketing strategies: 1.     Evaluate your competition […] The ...

Special Report: How COVID-19 is changing business sales tax obligations and enhancing risk [Part 3]

Wed, Apr 01, 2020

Businesses turn to new business models to survive in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic In the last few weeks, the landscape of business has changed in fundamental ways in the U.S. and globally, the breadth and depth of which we can’t yet fully comprehend. These changes have challenged companies to rewrite their forecasts, cut […] The post Special Report: How COVID-19 is changing business ...

5 Metrics to Measure for Peak Performance

Wed, Apr 01, 2020

Whether it’s cloud-based solutions or predictive analytics, technology is helping firms today enhance their performance outcomes in five key ways: Agility, efficiency, growth, profitability and transformation. In Wolters Kluwer’s 2019 survey of tax and accounting professionals, we found that technology has helped firms the most within the areas of profitability and efficiency, but it is […...

Wolters Kluwer’s Continuing Audit Education Adds Value

Tue, Mar 31, 2020

The value of continuing audit education from the School of Audit During the first few months of each year our lives go on hold as we take care of our clients needs.  As auditors, we understand that. However, if you think that your employees are too busy to care about continuing audit education, think again. […] The post Wolters Kluwer’s Continuing Audit Education Adds Value app...

$2.2 Trillion Coronavirus Economic Stimulus and Relief Legislation Enacted; Rebate Checks May Be Larger Than You Think

Fri, Mar 27, 2020

Wolters Kluwer experts analyze potential tax implications Today, the US Congress passed its third and by far the largest piece of legislation in response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, and the President has signed it into law. The “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act” (CARES Act) includes relief and economic stimulus for individuals and […] The post $2.2 Trillion Cor...

State Departments of Revenue Close Physical Locations, Encourage Online Services

Fri, Mar 27, 2020

How to Contact State Departments of Revenue In an effort to keep tax and accounting professionals abreast of rapidly evolving changes in the tax landscape during the COVID-19 pandemic, we have added a summary of State Departments of Revenue hours and contact methods to the Wolters Kluwer COVID-19 Resources for Tax & Accounting Professionals resource page under Government...

The Wolters Kluwer Indirect Tax and CCH® SureTax® COVID-19 FAQ

Fri, Mar 27, 2020

Common Questions Our Corporate Indirect Team Has Been Fielding We will update this with new information from time to time. If you want to stay current on state and use tax specifically, the best way is to subscribe to the Corporate Indirect Blog RSS Feed using your favorite newsreader. You can also receive regular communications […] The post The Wolters Kluwer Indirect Tax and CCH® SureTa...

Wolters Kluwer Offers Complimentary Webinars to Help Tax & Accounting Professionals Navigate Current Market Conditions

Thu, Mar 26, 2020

Online webinars help firms and their clients Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting today announced the launch of a series of complimentary webinars for tax and accounting professionals, during which Wolters Kluwer experts and guest speakers will offer insights and best-practices to help these professionals and their firms adapt to the current market landscape. In addition, […] The post Wolt...

Tips for Engagement Audit Teams Navigating Effects of COVID-19

Thu, Mar 26, 2020

Effective audit teams Working from home presents some new challenges for effective audit teams. Thankfully, CCH® ProSystem fx® Engagement was designed for working from anywhere and creating effective audit teams! Keep readying to learn how. Local file room First, work from the user’s local file room. Now, depending on how you configured Engagement, the Central […] The post Tips for Engage...

CCH Axcess™ helps Clausen & Associates with workflow management from anywhere

Wed, Mar 25, 2020

As a teenager working in her mom’s accounting firm, Barb Clausen, CPA, found the work a bit boring. But now that she’s owned her own tax and accounting firm for almost 20 years, her work is more high-tech and less tedious — thanks in part to the implementation of CCH Axcess™ and the workflow management […] The post CCH Axcess™ helps Clausen & Associates with workflow management from ...

MarketWatch

Your Digital Self: Foams, gels, putties — and robots — patch up soldiers on the battlefield

Wed, Nov 04, 2015

New medical technologies stop internal bleeding and lessen trauma New medical technologies stop internal bleeding and lessen trauma, says Jurica Dujmović....

MarketWatch.com: 6 ways Google Alerts can help you land a job

Mon, Jul 07, 2014

How to use the search tool to crack the hidden job marketWhen it comes to cracking the hidden job market, knowledge is king. Here are six ways using Google Alerts can help you land a job....

David Weidner's Writing on the Wall: Swartz was a rebel with a flawed cause

Tue, Jan 15, 2013

Commentary: Aaron Swartz’s legacy doesn’t need martyrdomAaron Swartz made great contributions to our society and challenged our most basic assumptions. But he wasn’t perfect, writes David Weidner....

MarketWatch.com: Credit Agricole offloads assets: Financial Times

Fri, Mar 16, 2012

Credit Agricole SA (ACA.FR) has handed the remains of a closed business in its investment bank over to BlueMountain, a U.S. hedge fund, as European banks seek new ways to boost capital, the Financial Times reports on its website....

MarketWatch.com: Credit Agricole offloads assets: Financial Times

Fri, Mar 16, 2012

Credit Agricole SA (ACA.FR) has handed the remains of a closed business in its investment bank over to BlueMountain, a U.S. hedge fund, as European banks seek new ways to boost capital, the Financial Times reports on its website....

MarketWatch.com: Carlos Slim ups New York Times stake: Reuters

Tue, Aug 23, 2011

Billionaire Carlos Slim has raised his stake in newspaper company New York Times Co. NYT to 7.3% from 6.9%, according to a regulatory filing, Reuters reported Tuesday. Slim, through the fund Inmobiliaria Carso SA, bought 553,000 Class A shares of the New York Times on Aug. 18 at prices ranging from $6.83 to $7.09 per share, the report said....

MarketWatch.com: Nokia, Qualcomm may bid for InterDigital - report

Wed, Aug 17, 2011

Nokia Corp. (NOK) and Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM) are among several technology companies considering bids for InterDigital Inc. (IDCC), the auction for which will be postponed from next week to after Labor Day, Reuters reported Wednesday citing sources familiar with the situation....

MarketWatch.com: Lehman won't seek asset managemnt partner: report

Wed, Aug 17, 2011

Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. (LEHMQ) won't turn its asset management unit into a long-term business after creditors of the bankrupt investment bank objected, Reuters reported Wednesday, citing the chief executive of Legacy Asset Management Co., or Lamco....

Thisisinsane Blog: These industries are dead; who wins?

Wed, Jul 06, 2011

MarketWatch.com: Ocwen likely to by Goldman's Litton: report

Fri, May 20, 2011

Ocwen Financial Corp. (OCN) is in pole position to acquire Goldman Sachs Group Inc.'s (GS) troubled mortgage business Litton Loan Servicing, Reuters reported Friday, citing sources familiar with the situation as saying this week....