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Jun 15, 2020

When Board Members Get Involved, Corporate Tax Burden Goes Down

Study finds corporate tax-planning practices improve when a company's board takes an interest. 

Apr 9, 2020

Need to Know: COVID-19 Unemployment Benefits for the Self-Employed

What options do self-employed people have regarding unemployment benefits? 

Apr 8, 2020

What You Need to Know About the COVID-19 Stimulus Payments

Answering some basic questions about federal stimulus payments to individuals. 

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Feb 10, 2020

Financial Pressure Makes CFOs Less Likely to Blow the Whistle on Potential Fraud

Study finds CFOs are less likely to voice fraud concerns when their company is under pressure. 

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Oct 29, 2019

Study Finds Companies May Be Wise to Share Cybersecurity Efforts

Study finds that companies benefit from being open about cybersecurity efforts. 

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May 2, 2019

NC State Names New Dean of Poole College of Management

Frank Buckless tapped to lead the Poole College of Management. 

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Apr 2, 2019

U.S. CFOs Cite Talent Needs, the Economy and Social Media Among Top Risks

Almost half of CFOs said they are concerned about their organization’s ability to manage leadership and talent needs. 

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Feb 4, 2019

Gap Between Corporate Earnings, Non-Financial Measures Affects Forecasting

The larger the disconnect between a company’s earnings and its non-financial measures, the more the company overestimates its actual performance. 

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Jun 19, 2018

Study: Tax Havens and Limited Regulation Increase Risk for Shareholders

Some publicly held companies are incorporated in tax haven countries, ostensibly to increase value for shareholders. But new research finds that this can lead to practices that benefit executives at the cost of shareholders. 

Jun 29, 2017

Global Survey: Execs Reporting Significant Risks – But Less-Than-Robust Efforts to Address Them

A global survey of executives finds that most view the world as increasingly risky, but most report their organizations are not developing more robust risk management processes. 

Mar 16, 2017

Survey: Corporate Risks Rising – But Risk Management Efforts Not Keeping Pace

New research finds most executives see risks increasing in both number and complexity – but those same executives say their organizations’ risk management efforts may not be staying abreast of those risks. 

Feb 9, 2017

Poole College Offers Free Tax Sessions

Beginning Saturday, accounting students from the Poole College of Management will provide free tax preparation services for those who have made $64,000 or less during calendar year 2016. Other dates are Feb. 25, March 18 and April 8. 

Feb 2, 2017

Two Pack Grads Playing in Super Bowl LI

Starting offensive guard Joe Thuney and reserve quarterback Jacoby Brissett both earned their degrees from NC State before heading off to play for the NFL's New England Patriots. Sunday, the two rookies hope to help their team win Super Bowl LI against the Atlanta Falcons in Houston. 

Jan 18, 2017

Study Finds Current Corporate Sustainability Reporting Misses the Mark

A new study finds corporate sustainability reporting often focuses on issues that are unimportant to stakeholders, and offers specific suggestions to improve the content of future reporting efforts. 

Feb 17, 2016

Accounting for the Arts

Accounting professor Roby Sawyers is a loyal supporter of Arts NC State.