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Accounting
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Current accounting standards for goodwill are seen as complex because they require regular impairment testing and do not permit goodwill amortization. Goodwill impairment – when goodwill has become or is considered to be of lower value than at the time of purchase – became a public issue during the accounting scandals in 2002. more
The recent release of Institutional Investor Alpha’s hedge-fund survey has everyone asking how the fund managers continue to make so much money. Academics and journalists alike point out that hedge funds, as a class, haven’t delivered above-market after-fee returns for quite some time. more
It’s budget time in Rhode Island, and two tax changes being considered promise to improve the state’s business climate. more
Ann Marie Fillion always had an affinity for both numbers and people — those two attributes have translated into a career that transcends the typical accountant's role in business. Born in … more
1 You've returned to your home state to become Citizens Financial Group Inc. Rhode Island president. What's your take on Rhode Island's retail and commercial banking marketplace? I believe Rhode Island is poised for even greater success as … more
Good news for tax filers: Rhode Island is the 11th best state for tax help, according to the latest survey by personal finance website WalletHub. more
Christine Earley, associate dean and professor of accountancy in the Providence College School of Business, was recently chosen to serve in a two-year, rotating academic fellowship at KPMG’s Global Services Center in Montvale, N.J. She will take a professional leave of absence from Providence College to lead and support KPMG programs and processes designed to support academic research and researchers. more
It’s almost not enough to be just a good accounting firm anymore. Increasingly, the leading CPA groups are growing, merging and expanding into financial services and other new specialties. more
Even excellent leaders make their share of mistakes. Amidst Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's impressive first months in office, where she has taken dead aim on economic development and job creation, she has had one clunker of an idea. That … more
Former auditor general for the state of Rhode Island talks about his new relationship with Boston-based McGladrey LLP. more
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