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How to navigate the upcoming tax season

Every tax season is unique. It seems as though every year has a few new tax rules or technologies to navigate, but 2020 will likely go down in the record books due to its changing tax deadlines, new rules, loans, and stimulus payments. And if those challenges weren’t enough, companies were navigating all of it with a record number of employees working from home. What should we expect as we approach this new tax season?

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10 Tips to Be a Better Finance or Accounting Manager

This edition of Accounting Illustrated provides the top ten tips for becoming a better finance or accounting manger. To get these tips, we polled entry and mid-level candidates to find out what they look for in an efficient, effective and successful manager. Watch the video below to learn how to become a more effective manager. How to Be a Good Finance Manager: 10 Tips Be sure to follow these ten tips to become a better financial manager. Improve communication skills and be transparent.

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Accounting & Finance Adapts to the ‘New Era of Work’

We recently took a dive into the prospective job market for accounting in 2020 and discovered the top accounting jobs are those in which technology integration plays a feature role – particularly in the form of AI, automation, or machine learning. With that in mind, it’s no surprise that the post-pandemic trends in this new era of work are highly centered around technological adaptations: hybrid working arrangements and digital upskilling of employees to meet the new work model.

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How To Get Promoted in 4 Simple Steps

You’ve probably worked with this person before. The one who rises through the ranks of the company with ease. While their ascent may appear effortless, they’ve most likely mastered the art of getting a promotion. If your annual review is approaching, don’t wait until the scheduled date to make your case. Act now to make sure when the time comes, there’s no doubt in your manager’s mind that you are ready for the next level.

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Top 40 Accounting Jokes to Liven Up Your Day

Now that tax season is over, accountants finally have space to lighten up and take a beach day — or keep working (whatever makes you happiest). We know how hard you work and wanted to put together a resource to give you a much-needed and well-deserved break. Here are — in this writer’s opinion — 9 accounting jokes to liven up your day: Our Favorite Accounting Jokes   Welcome to the accounting department, where everybody counts. Where do homeless accounts live?

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