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Case Study: CPA Steers Customers Toward a Ponzi Scheme

Posted on 4/2/2018 by Pearl Insurance in accountants professional liability cpa

Double-check your references.

As you strive to generate referrals, you do your best to provide outstanding customer service. But you could open the door to liability if you step outside the bounds of the engagement letter.

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6 Social Media Rules for Accountants

Posted on 3/1/2018 by Pearl Insurance in accountants social media cpa cybersecurity

Think before you type.

While technology gives accountants new ways to communicate with clients and colleagues, it can bring privacy and confidentiality risks. So, let’s dive into the pitfalls of new technology and how to effectively use social media to your advantage.

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3 Twisted Tales from a World Without Accountants

Posted on 10/10/2017 by Pearl Insurance in accountants accounting finances cpa crime A World Without

What happens when society doesn't add up?

Wealth is one of the most potent forces driving humanity forward. It can make budding societies blossom, or it can end empires; money can lead men and women down a doomed path of materialistic folly, or it can spur innovations that make the world a brighter place.

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A Quick Account: How Frank J. Wilson Took Down Al Capone

Posted on 9/25/2017 by Pearl Insurance in accountants accounting cpa crime

When forensic accounting toppled a crime lord.

Al Capone's gang ran Prohibition-era Chicago with an iron fist. Capone and his cohorts racked up an estimated $100 million1 per year through gambling rings, prostitution, and bootlegging schemes.

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Embracing the Age of Accounting Automation

Posted on 8/9/2017 by Pearl Insurance in accountants cpa automation

Technology holds the key to your career path.

A word like automation might make you think of apocalyptic wars between humans and machines. And as an accountant, you've probably worried about technology replacing all the human jobs in your profession.

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Comfort Letters – What to Do?

Posted on 7/5/2017 by Pearl Insurance in accountants professional liability cpa comfort letters

How should you respond?

By Wilhelm Dingler, Esquire

Requests for comfort letters from loan underwriters and other parties have generated significant buzz in the accounting community. The topic has garnered considerable attention on NSA Tax Talk and local AICPA's tax list serves, as well as a host of others.

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5 Blogs to Bolster Your Accounting Career

Posted on 6/5/2017 by Pearl Insurance in accountants professional liability accounting cpa blogs

Read to succeed.

What do marijuana, busy season, Uber, and auditing all have in common? Well, not a whole lot, unless you really stretch your imagination. However, we're turning to five excellent accounting blogs to cover these timely topics.

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3 Volunteering Opportunities for Accounting Wizards

Posted on 5/4/2017 by Pearl Insurance in accountants professional liability cpa volunteering

Make a difference.

How can your skills as a CPA transfer into the world of volunteering? Check out our infographic and see how your accounting skills can benefit volunteer organizations around the world.

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