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Accounting News Roundup: America’s Tax Attitude; CFOs Doing Alright for Themselves; Big Brother at Work | 09.17.14

A Brief History of America’s Attitude Toward Taxes [HBR]

Alibaba’s Governance Leaves Investors at a Disadvantage [DealBook]

Accounting firm latest outfit to stake out spot in city core The City: Detroit; The Firm: UHY. [DFP]

Turn That Soul-Crushing Conference Into a Win [WSJ]

CFO Pay Rose 7% for S&P 500 Last Year: Study [CFOJ]

Switch Tasks When You’re Feeling Stuck [HBR]

Employee Surveillance: More Harm than Good? [CFO]

Water, Ranked [Foodspin.Deadspin]

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