Business and industry news from around the web: March 5 – 9, 2018

Written on Mar 08, 2018

Management accountants seeing pay raises
Financial professionals in the Americas and Europe are generally making as much or slightly more than last year, particularly those with certifications, according to a new survey by the Institute of Management Accountants.

Transforming AP with AI
More than 20 million Amazon Alexa-powered devices were sold in 2017. The weather, a friendly joke or random trivia are easy for Alexa and Google to retrieve. Wouldn’t this same capability be great within your accounts payable department? “Okay Google, which accounts are 30 days past due?”

ASC 606: What’s the impact so far?
With the new revenue recognition rule now in effect and earnings season in full swing, we are beginning to see how different companies have changed the way they account for revenue.

Use your car for your small business? The new tax law is good news for you
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has plenty of good news for small businesses and their owners, including super-favorable first-year depreciation breaks for vehicles used for business. These breaks have not gotten much attention. Here’s what you need to know.

Tech Corner: Sitting in on remote meetings? Working at a standing desk? Follow these tips.
Whether you’re Zooming it in or not sitting down on the job, here’s how to do it right.

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