Common Misconceptions about Selling an Accounting Firm [AT]
For starters, people tend to over-inflate the value.
Grant Thornton Annual Global Survey Finds Little Growth for Women in Senior Business Roles [GT]
GT's survey found that only 22% of senior business roles are held by women, down from 24% last year. So I guess you could say "no growth" for women in senior business roles.
Former IRS Commissioner Mark Everson To Run For President. Yes, Of The United States [Forbes/Tony Nitti]
Tony Nitti writes that Mark Everson's tenure as IRS Commissioner makes his canidacy a bit like "Adrian Peterson applying to become a Big Brother" but early yesterday, Everson made the announcement that we will seek the presidency.
The IRS Scandal, Day 666 [TaxProf]
I guess we can look forward to the coverage of a long-dead scandal until Mark Everson becomes president.
The best thing about the jobs report coming out is that you know it's Friday.
Payroll employment increases in February (+295,000); unemployment rate edges down to 5.5% http://t.co/1Y9cSWJUIB #JobsReport #BLSdata
— BLS-Labor Statistics (@BLS_gov) March 6, 2015
Queen Of Tax Fraud Gets 21 Year Prison Term—For The Second Time [Forbes/Robert Wood]
Rashia Wilson might have to swallow this one.
Reagan employee impersonator who allegedly stole $1M played accountant too [NYP]
Steven Wessel has trouble with the truth.
Aren't MEGATRENDS friends of Megatron?
At @AICPA dinner Tues night, talked mega-trends, role of #accounting profession & important role certified #accountants play in society.
— Bob Moritz (@Bob_Moritz) March 6, 2015
Bank of America, Merrill Trainees Sue Seeking Overtime [Bloomberg]
The plaintiffs claim they "weren’t paid overtime for 10-hour days, long nights and weekend work."
5 Myths of Great Workplaces [HBR]
Stuff like rock climbing walls and bowling alleys are not the norm.