Below please find daily updates pertaining to the latest in financial, business, and tax news:

Revenue Recognition Standard Now Slated for Late May

April 22, 2014

The FASB had hoped to issue a final standard on revenue recognition during the first quarter of 2014. However, the board confirmed today that the timetable for releasing the standard has been pushed back slightly....

10 Ways Blogs Can Generate Business

April 22, 2014

Everyone seems to have a blog today, but is it really worth your time? Yes, a blog can bring in new business, but as these 10 steps show, you have to know how to do it right....

Bramwell?s Lunch Beat: GAO Sheds Light on IRS Budget Woes

April 22, 2014

The menu for April 22 features specials on the IRS denying group?s tax-exempt status, what the airline industry and the IRS have in common (and it?s not good), if sales taxes will doom Amazon, and more....

Management Accountants Get an Edge at Penn State

April 22, 2014

One college has started a program especially for management accountants: There are other jobs besides tax prep and auditing. Recruiters can now step up and take notice. ...

What Do Your Business Clients Want?

April 21, 2014

A new Sleeter Group survey reveals what business owners want from accountants. You'll see that there's a big difference between what they want and what you think they want....

Survey: Accounting Jobs Can Take as Long as a Month to Fill

April 21, 2014

CFOs reported that vacant staff-level accounting or finance jobs take an average of four weeks to fill, while open management-level positions take five weeks on average to fill, according to a new Robert Half poll....

Bramwell?s Lunch Beat: Lease Accounting Talks Scheduled to Start Back Up Later This Week

April 21, 2014

The menu for April 21 features specials on PwC looking at corporate clawback policies, SIFMA wanting FATCA delay, property tax collections rising, and more....

Presidential Tax Return: Obama Gets Hit by Obamacare

April 21, 2014

The Obamas squeezed under the bar for the highest marginal tax rate on their federal tax return. But they couldn't dodge the new 3.8 percent Medicare surtax....

Editor's Picks: Hold Off on Excel for iPad; The Risk in Hiring Exceptional Talent; Giving Up on Being Self-employed

April 18, 2014

There's lots of great content on the web to read, but why waste your time aimlessly searching. There are plenty of great articles produced by Sift Media sites and here are some of my favorites from the past week. Going Concern Here's Why You Don't Want Excel on Your iPad...

How to Converse with a Finn

April 18, 2014

In today's international world, U.S. accountants find themselves dealing with overseas professionals. Not everyone speaks English, and even when they do, language barriers remain....

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