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1/15/2018

KFC Canada has created the Bitcoin Bucket, a menu item that can be purchased only with bitcoin. "Sure, we don't know exactly what Bitcoins are, or how they work, but that shouldn't come between you and some finger lickin' good chicken," the company tweeted.

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1/12/2018

An unexpected fall in the government's producer price index in December has made the Federal Reserve target of 2% inflation look less attainable. The 10-year inflation breakeven rate has been trimmed marginally to 2.04%.

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1/12/2018

Remote workers can be a boon to your business, but carrying out due diligence during the hiring process is important to ensure the person is a good fit. Asking these six questions can help.

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Inc. online
1/12/2018

The Financial Accounting Standards Board has issued a staff Q&A explaining that private companies and not-for-profits that choose to apply Securities and Exchange Commission Staff Accounting Bulletin No. 118 must apply all relevant aspects.

1/12/2018

The Internal Revenue Service has issued tax withholding tables for 2018 to be used to implement changes to the tax law enacted last month. The IRS has asked employers to use the tables as soon as possible but no later than Feb. 15.

1/12/2018

Companies such as Amazon, Netflix, Hulu and HBO have been challenging the network-television status quo for nearly a decade. Their diverse pool of writers, producers and actors provides today's freshest content. Check out these cool shows, and see how innovative offerings can be sparked by competition and inclusion.

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1/12/2018

Even the most successful people might be affected by imposter syndrome: feelings of self-doubt, despite past achievements. Here are four ways to overcome this problem.

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CNBC
1/12/2018

While tax reform is getting all of the buzz, there are other issues your clients should be paying attention to early in 2018.

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AICPA Insights
1/12/2018

Kavanaugh, who was senior vice president of transformation and operations, replaces Martin Schroeter, who becomes senior vice president of global markets.

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Reuters
1/11/2018

"Volkswagen's 'dieselgate' scandal provides a sobering example of a dramatic breakdown in compliance risk management," writes IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers. Although it's not possible for internal audit to uncover every instance where pressure to achieve company goals might lead to illegal actions, he writes, "culture and risk tolerance can provide some insight into an organization's vulnerability to such missteps."