Accounting Services 

PwC Probably Won’t Be Including Ex-Audit Partner’s PCAOB Fine In Trust Solutions Marketing Materials Anytime Soon

July 1, 2014 was a big day for Sarah Martin, as she was one of 180 chosen ones who were admitted to the partnership by PwC. On that day the Richmond, VA-based Martin became a partner in assurance, which along with tax now falls under the Trust Solutions umbrella at P. Dubs. Now fast-forward seven years and Martin, who reportedly no longer works at PwC, got busted last week by the US audit cops for shoddy auditing: A former PwC LLP audit partner has agreed to a $10,000 penalty to…

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Accounting Services 

4 Ways to Automate Your Day and Free Up Precious Time

It’s hard to remember that dark time in the not-so-distant past when we had to do things like print out directions instead of trusting our phones to lead the way. Alexa hasn’t even been around for a decade, and yet here we are today, with smart home setups that open up the house for us, feed the dog, and turn on our night lights before we go to bed. We might not have flying cars, but we certainly do live in the future. As we connect more and more to…

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Accounting Advices 

Compensation Watch ’21: There Are Some Happy Folks At CohnReznick

I was scrolling through Fishbowl yesterday afternoon while I was watching that horrible Bears vs. Ravens game when this post caught my eye: At least those pay bumps are at or above current inflation levels, so that’s a plus. The thread continued … We hadn’t heard from anyone in the rank and file at CohnReznick during compensation talks, but upon further investigation on Fishbowl, these recent salary adjustments are on top of the raises employees were given this summer. Some CohnReznick employees said these new pay increases will put them…

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Accounting Newsletter 

Compensation Watch ’21: Is Plante Moran Rolling Out Salary Adjustments For the Masses?

The answer is YES according to a tip we received last week: A few weeks ago Plante Moran announced to its employees that everyone is getting a January 1 market increase (separate from the normal market and merit increases that come on July 1 following the March 31 performance year). Increases are across the board, everyone at a particular level gets the exact same percentage. Increases are same regardless of office or practice unit. Anecdotally the specific increases have begun to be announced. Depending on level they are 3-6%. We…

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