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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
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
David C. Whitney, a supervisor in the audit and accounting practice group at Sansiveri, Kimball & Co. recently earned two accounting designations: certified valuation analyst from The National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts and accreditation in business valuations from the American Institute of CPAs. 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
Former Cumberland Fire District Tax Collector Karen B. Lambert was arrested last month for allegedly embezzling funds from the both the district and a Woonsocket property-management company. more
KLR, an accounting and business advisory firm, has merged with Freshman & Ferraro PC The merger, which took effect Jan. 1, is part of KLR’s strategic plan to strengthen its international tax practice in Boston. more
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