Local firm management news from around the web: March 26 – 30, 2018

Written on Mar 27, 2018

Job disruption is quickly coming to accounting, too
Automation, AI and robotics are changing the skills and the skill level required of employees in many industries, including retail, transportation and manufacturing. The accounting profession is experiencing similar changes, and the pace and pressure of that change is exploding into a major disruption.

IRS reports 'steep upswing' in taxpayer data thefts from tax preparer offices
The IRS is warning about new efforts to steal taxpayer data from tax professionals in the final weeks of the tax filing season.

Important updates from the IRS for exempt organizations
A recent IRS Exempt Organizations Update includes important reminders concerning updated exemption application forms and the IRS’ new user fee schedule. Using the new exemption forms is especially important for tax professionals, as the IRS indicated it will reject any new applications submitted on the unrevised forms.

'This is not normal': Glitches mar new tax law
The glitches in the new tax law are starting to pile up. There are dozens of other snafus, hitting everything from real estate investments to multinational corporations to farmers.

Tech Corner: iPhone battery troubles? 3 easy fixes
So, your iPhone doesn't work like it used to. Maybe it has slowed considerably, or it powers off prematurely. The good news: You might not need to splurge for a new device. It could just be your battery.

 

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