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Watch out for these tax scams in 2018

Posted by Dr. Phil Yaeger on Feb 19, 2018 2:27:41 PM

Busy season is just warming up, and so are tax scammers. People are just starting to think about filing their taxes again, and criminals know Uncle Sam is on their mind. They are using this acute awareness to slip in and try to look credible. Sometimes, they do a great job, especially to the untrained eye. One of the best things you can do for your clients is to be aware of these type of scams.

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5 Qualities of Great CPA Students

Posted by Dr. Phil Yaeger on Jan 22, 2018 1:52:40 PM

The changes to the 2017 CPA Exam brought about challenges and adversity. The new structure aims to help new accountants apply their knowledge to the modern professional world, but the shakeup has left CPA students to navigate a new frontier. Being among the first wave was a difficult task for many.

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Why accountants and employers should pay attention to REI's #OptOutside Campaign

Posted by Dr. Phil Yaeger on Nov 20, 2017 2:06:05 PM
For the third year in a row, REI has decided to opt out of what every other retail giant does after Thanksgiving by ditching Black Friday Deals. No waiting outside in the early hours of the morning and running through aisles grabbing at discounts. Instead, they are sticking with their #OptOutside campaign and encouraging people to spend time outdoors rather than shop.
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How Accountants Stay Productive While Working From Home

Posted by Dr. Phil Yaeger on May 8, 2017 6:00:00 AM

The massive number of employees working from home over the past five years seems just to be growing. Even if working remotely part-time, employees benefit from more flexible schedules, decreased commute times, a dip in transportation costs, and a spike to happiness.  Employers get the benefit of fewer bodies in the office which result in less space needed and lower utilities which results in lower overhead, and happier, more loyal employees, which increases productivity while lowering turnover.

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