Accountants spurred Al Capone’s downfall and the Watergate scandal was revealed when reporters ‘followed the money.’ Will they also bring down Donald Trump?
An accounting expert points out that income Americans previously thought was invisible to the IRS will now be tallied up and reported by Venmo and similar apps.
The National Rifle Association is spending heavily on legal fees and slashing programs for its members.
Smart, capable students struggled to navigate cultural and language norms in university accounting classrooms.
The founder of the now-defunct exchange for trading cryptocurrencies believed in ‘earning to give.’
We cannot leave reporting to the accounting profession and their assumptions about who and what is important. Recent proposals by the Canadian accounting profession should concern us all.
Giving away stock that has soared and that the donor has owned for at least a year makes the biggest dent in what share the IRS takes.
Environmental management accounting can be used to identify, analyse, manage and reduce environmental costs.
Financial accounts don’t currently factor in environmental problems.
To achieve environmental sustainability, we need strong corporate standards that are quantifiably enforced, accountants trained to accurately measure sustainability — and we must all play a role.
In the face of technological threats, it may be tempting to turn finance professionals into data scientists. This isn’t the way forward. Instead, they need to find new uses for their expertise.
Big Four firms were hit with £16.5 million in fines for audit failings in 2019 alone.
It is only with comparable data that scientists can assess whether the measures they implement are effective in protecting citizens, and better prepare for future health crises.
Faced by a sales dip, business owners run quickly into a cash crisis. What can be done?
With hurricane season comes the usual efforts by insurance companies and government agencies to calculate the economic costs. An economist explains how they’re doing it wrong.
There is no system in place to detect charitable fraud on the scale allegedly committed by a counseling company and its sham nonprofit.
More often than not, the group owes more money than it has available to spend at the end of the year.
The so-called ‘Australian model’ of ‘asset recycling’ is no miracle cure for US infrastructure problems.
Despite the leaders of both countries being champions of fighting climate change, research shows both Canada and France are failing to train their accountants in sustainability. Why?
Company directors have been put on notice about their duty to consider and disclose climate change risks. And to do that properly they need to call on the expertise of accountants.