Finance News & Insights

Jennifer Azara

Jennifer has been the editor-in-chief of CFO & Controller Alert newsletter for more than eleven years and is also currently the managing editor of Keep Up to Date on Accounts Payable. During her sixteen-year tenure at PBP she has launched newsletters for accounts payable managers and inventory managers. Jennifer is also the editor of the CFO Finance Update e-zine, which is read by more than 90,000 financial professionals. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. from Skidmore College and an M.A. from Villanova University.
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Feds offer guidance on handling W-2 errors … after you’ve filed them!

So your Payroll team got those W-2s filed by the Jan. 31 deadline — and then a staffer found an error. Or two. [Read more…]

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New Fed ruling will change the way you pay independent contractors

You may be able to safely classify more workers as independent contractors, thanks to a new ruling by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
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Here’s who the real biggest threat to your IT security is

Forget about sophisticated international hackers or even malicious ex-employees with an ax to grind – the No. 1 thing you need to worry about when it comes to keeping sensitive info safe is employees who can’t mind their own business!
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New overtime rules coming up fast: Your best ways to prepare now

Get ready: Your company will soon be working with a new salary threshold for overtime eligibility. [Read more…]

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Banks with the most complaints in 2018 – did yours make the list?

Granted you probably won’t love your company’s banks every minute of every day. But is your financial institution notorious for making its customers unhappy? [Read more…]

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IRS offers new guidance on Section 179 deduction

If your company plans to make some major purchases or improvements this year, you’ll want to get your hands on this new IRS guidance. The Taxman just offered clarification on how you can take maximum advantage of the deductions. [Read more…]

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Sickening! The flu robs employers of $21B a year

Every sneeze, sniffle and cough you hear in your office are costing you … big, thanks to the flu. [Read more…]

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A by-the-numbers breakdown of the holiday season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year? Not if you look at these numbers. [Read more…]

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Stress case! Finance managers can’t handle the heat

It’s the most stressful time of the year in Finance. And while you’d like to think your finance department supervisors are calm, cool and collected when the pressure’s on, turns out that might not be the case. [Read more…]

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Yet another BEC scam targets your finance department

Finance and Accounting just can’t catch a break from cyber-thieves! This time the keepers of your company pocketbook – Accounts Payable – are the targets of a new business email compromise (BEC) scam. [Read more…]

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