Moving Ever Closer to IFRS Convergence


By Todd Lucas

At the recent American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Conference, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Commissioner, Elisse B. Walter, ... read more >

New Accounting Standards on the Horizon for Private Companies?


By Todd Lucas

Last month the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Financial Foundation (FAF) and the National Association of State Boards ... read more >

The Coach's Advice


By Jay Sukernek

On New Year’s Eve, I watched the basketball game between Wake Forest University and the University of Richmond, my alma mater. And who says accountants ... read more >

Did the Steelers' Super Bowl Win in 2009 Impact Market Returns?

First, let’s start by taking a look back to January 30, 2009, as hard as that may be. The S&P 500 Index was down 106 points for the month and ... read more >

Ohio Sales Tax - New Rule Regarding Negative Equity in Vehicle Sales

The Ohio Department of Taxation has adopted Rule 5703-9-36, which explains the calculation of sales tax due on the purchase of a new motor vehicle when ... read more >

Encrypting Email


By Kenneth Gruber

Despite the convenience of email, security risks exist when transmitting sensitive data or confidential information. Ken Gruber, CIO at Schneider Downs, explains our firm's standard for protecting data security.... read more >

Restricted Funds Are Not Operating Funds

Directors of nonprofits are asking themselves more and more how the economy will impact their organization. Will donors continue their support? Will volunteers ... read more >

Student Membership in Professional Organizations

With all of the electronic media geared toward networking (e.g., Linked In, Facebook, Twitter, etc.), society appears to be moving away from networking via live, personal interaction; however, in your job search and career development, don’t underestimate the value of a good, old-fashioned face-to-face meeting.... read more >

Holiday Etiquette

Many of us will attend a variety of parties and get-togethers this holiday season. Some will be casual and low key; some will be formal and require a little more restraint. Either way, we could all use a brushup on some basic rules of etiquette. Natalie Donovan shares her tips.... read more >