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To Make More Money, CEOs Harm Company Value

CEOs are motivated by opportunities to pad their personal bottom lines, even when taking advantage of them can be expected to harm the companies they lead, two new research papers suggest. The studies establish a link between the amount of a CEO’s...

10 Weird State Taxes and Exemptions

Now that it’s January, people’s thoughts are beginning to turn toward taxes — both the ones they get stuck paying and the ones they might be able to avoid. And while it often takes a skilled accountant — and this year might need one with preternatural...

New Tax Law Could Change How Clients Invest

Advisors must help their clients navigate the nuances of the sweeping changes ushered in under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, as well as how the new law applies to their specific situations — both now and in the future — as opportunities and pitfalls...

OSHA Anticipates More Changes to the Electronic Recordkeeping Rule: What Does It Mean for Employers?

The Trump administration continues to look for ways to lessen the regulatory burden on employers. As a result, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s electronic recordkeeping regulation continues to be whittled down. OSHA’s latest...

New Tax Law Drives Darden to Invest $20M in ‘Workforce Initiatives’

Darden Restaurants Inc. appears to be ready to see enough of a benefit from the new $1.5 billion tax law to invest big money into its employees. The Orlando-based restaurant firm on Jan. 8 announced it will put about $20 million into its workforce...