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IRS Urged to Move Up W-2 Filing Deadline
Both the GAO and the Treasury Department have proposed forcing employers to file W-2 information earlier to help stem tax fraud.
Accounting Mistakes Force Tesco to Bring in CFO Immediately
Embattled U.K. retailer works out a deal that would allow its new finance chief to start his job 10 weeks earlier than scheduled.
Philips Announces ‘Dramatic’ Strategic Step
Amid criticism its conglomerate structure is denting profits, Philips will separate its lighting business from its health-care and electronics divisions.
Siemens to Spend $7.6B for Dresser-Rand
The German engineering company has to pay a premium to mount a bigger push into the U.S. oil and gas business.
Senate Vote on Cybersecurity Unlikely
With the midterm elections coming up, there remains little hope that a cybersecurity bill will be voted on this year.
SAP to Buy Concur for $7.3B
The German software maker feels the pressure to strengthen its position in cloud computing.
What Will Yahoo Do Now?
An early backer of Alibaba, Yahoo could make as much as $9 billion before taxes from selling shares. But what will CEO Marrisa Mayer do with the cash?
These Industries Pay Their Suppliers the Fastest
A new study by Sageworks shows some industries pay their clients much faster than others. But that doesn't make them creditworthy.
Want to Stop Customers from Posting Negative Reviews on Yelp? Don’t
Under a bill introduced in Congress this week, businesses that try to punish consumers who post negative reviews online could be fined.
Alibaba’s IPO Debuts Friday — But When?
The NYSE tends to delay the start of trading by at least 15 minutes, but Alibaba's IPO might begin later than usual due to size and investor interest.
Execs Still Make Big Decisions With Their Gut: Study
Though the world is increasingly data-driven, most top executives, rightly or wrongly, still rely on instinct when making important decisions.
Holder Calls for Higher Payouts to Wall Street Whistleblowers
To ramp up successful prosecutions of Wall Street wrongdoers, the U.S. Attorney General is proposing larger financial rewards for whistleblowers.
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