Tax on Nonprofits Could Snare Companies, Too
A new excise tax on executive pay at tax-exempt entities may also apply to their affiliated for-profit companies, IRS guidance suggests.
Amid Data Deluge, Judgment Still Makes the Difference
No matter how much data is fed to machine learning and predictive analytics tools, the key is deciding which outputs are useful and how to act on them.
Tax Departments Are Starving for Technology Investment
The tax function needs the same kinds of modern tools that finance and accounting are increasingly acquiring, Deloitte says.
ABM Industries Nears End of Five-Year Transition
The company's "2020 Vision" plan, involving a new go-to-market strategy, new operational efficiencies, and key technology upgrades, is in the home stretch.
Do Clawbacks Cause as Many Problems as They Prevent?
While penalties for erroneous financial reporting may spur achievement, they also may lead executives to cover up their mistakes, study suggests.
Unclear IR Communications Sent Share Price Tumbling
New CFO at Talend works to overcome investor concerns about the software firm's altered business model and revenue recognition issues.
Health Care CFOs Broaden Their World View
Study suggests a link between revenue growth at health care organizations and their finance chiefs' attention to clinical outcomes and data governance.
Finance Fails to Get Full Value from Shared Services
A lack of commitment to working as partners with shared services organizations dooms finance to missing out on optimizing the value of shared services.
Surgical Firm Drives Growth Via Value-Based Care
Taking on the risk of underperforming cost and quality targets, a CFO deals with health care payers and analyzes operations across a 215-facility network.
To Prosper, Spend for Growth and Cut Costs Too
Doing both results in significantly improved return on invested capital, Gartner advises.
Companies Urged to Stay Abreast of Accounting Proposals
Not paying close attention to proposed accounting standards and not commenting when there are concerns can have important consequences, experts say.