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Dec 1, 2021

Study Finds At Least Some Auditing Expertise Applies Across Industry Sectors

The study flouts conventional wisdom that auditing expertise is industry-specific. 

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Aug 18, 2021

Study Highlights Challenges of Encouraging Skepticism in Financial Statement Auditors

Skepticism is being discouraged in auditors – and a recent study finds unexpected challenges to addressing that. 

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Jul 12, 2021

Tax Havens Can Have Hidden Costs for Corporations

Companies incorporate in tax havens to improve their bottom lines, but investors are leery of the risks. 

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Apr 12, 2021

Having Employees Overseas Helps Companies Reap U.S. Tax Benefits

Companies with more overseas workers 'artificially' shift earnings there to reduce what they pay in US taxes. 

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Apr 5, 2021

Study Highlights Benefits of Tax Planning For Companies Facing Financial Constraints

A law governing pensions gave business scholars an unprecedented research opportunity. 

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Mar 1, 2021

Helping Students Navigate Implicit Bias

The teaching tool helps students learn how to advocate for themselves and how to navigate their own biases. 

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Jul 30, 2020

Having Clients From Many Industries Can Hurt the Effectiveness of Auditing Firms

When an accounting firm has an industry diversified client portfolio, the quality of the firm’s audits suffers. 

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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.