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Workers Love AirPods Because Employers Stole Their Walls
Once upon a time, offices had walls inside them. They weren’t glass, like the conference rooms of 2019, but were made of drywall, and were usually painted a neutral color, like many of the walls you know and love. Over time, office walls gave way...
Needy CT employers offer receptive job market to 2019 college grads
Alex Argueta earned his bachelor’s degree from UConn this month, but he nailed down a full-time human resources job with Aetna in downtown Hartford back in November.
Report: CT 21st best state in U.S.; top in corporate density
Connecticut continues to climb the list of top states in the country, according to a report by the U.S. News & World Report. The 2019 Best States Ranking released Tuesday by the media company said Connecticut moved up three spots to No. 21 in...
The Real Problem With Paid Family Leave Is How to Fund It
Masha Sapper had two weeks of paid family leave from her employer when her daughter Hannah was born 13 months ago. As a single parent, she was determined to spend the physician-recommended 12 weeks at home with her newborn, and relied on her...
How Real Firms are Using AI for Audit
Audit professionals are using artificial intelligence in ways that are both expected and surprising, categorizing risk across entire ledgers and feeder systems without requiring a person to pore through vast amounts of data. Beyond the sheer...
Governor Lamont Announces Start of Congestion Buster Project on I-91 North in Hartford; Urges Reliable, Sustainable Investment so More Improvements Can Be Made Across Connecticut
Governor Ned Lamont today said that he is determined to fix notorious problem areas of traffic congestion in Connecticut, pointing to Exit 29 on I-91 northbound in Hartford as a prime example of a situation that is finally on its way to being...
House Sends Minimum Wage Hike To Senate After Marathon Debate
At 10 p.m. Wednesday the House began debate on a bill that would increase Connecticut’s minimum wage to $15 an hour and raise the wages of 332,000 workers in the state. The bill passed 85 to 59 after noon Thursday and is headed to the...
Lamont: $213M project will ease Hartford highway backups
Gov. Ned Lamont said work began this week on a $213 million state highway project aimed at easing congestion on an exit connecting Interstate 91 to the Charter Oak Bridge in Hartford.
Bitcoin's Surge to Almost $8,000 Rekindles Memories of Bubble
Bitcoin jumped to almost $8,000 and didn’t look back, as its longest winning streak since 2013 continued to rekindle the global cryptocurrency market.
Kevin Leahy of Connecticut Wealth Management Wins HBJ 'C-Suite Award'
Kevin Leahy , the CEO of Connecticut Wealth Management in Farmington, was recently honored with a 2019 C-Suite Award from the  ​Hartford Business Journal ​ in the category "CEO of the year, fewer than 100 employees." Read the full piece.
Why you can't wait to prepare for disaster
For a business or CPA firm, a disaster can take the form of a catastrophic weather event, a cyberattack, or even a sudden regulatory decision that may put the future of the organization in jeopardy. It may be impossible to prevent such a...
Want to work for L'Oreal? Get ready to chat with an AI bot
The internet has revolutionized the workplace over the past three decades. Artificial Intelligence is now poised to do the same, and businesses that don't capitalize on the technology risk being left behind. Global tech giants like Amazon...

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Continuing Professional Development

What's New in Estate Planning Law and Medicaid Rules (Morning Session) - 5/28/2019 - Rocky Hill
This course will provide a comprehensive review of Connecticut's ever-changing estate planning arena. We'll begin with a legislative update where you'll...
What's New in Estate Planning Law and Medicaid Rules - Morning Session (Livestream) - 5/28/2019 -
This course will provide a comprehensive review of Connecticut's ever-changing estate planning arena. We'll begin with a legislative update where you'll...
Securing a Comfortable Retirement in the Age of Spending - 5/29/2019 - Rocky Hill
This course gives CPAs the knowledge to help their clients plan for retirement by evaluating how much retirement income they will require and planning for...
Securing a Comfortable Retirement in the Age of Spending (Livestream) - 5/29/2019 -
This course gives CPAs the knowledge to help their clients plan for retirement by evaluating how much retirement income they will require and planning for...
Fiduciary Income Tax Returns: Form 1041 Workshop with Filled-in Forms - 5/30/2019 - Shelton
This course is designed for participants to understand the core concepts of trust and estate income tax preparation. The course explains the common...
The Complete Guide to Section 199A's 20% Pass-Through Deduction After IRS Guidance (Morning session) - 5/31/2019 - Rocky Hill
Section 199A is easily the least understood topic of The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Your clients will look to you for explanations and best practices to...
The Complete Guide to Section 199A's 20% Pass-Through Deduction After IRS Guidance - Morning session (Livestream) - 5/31/2019 -
Section 199A is easily the least understood topic of The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Your clients will look to you for explanations and best practices to...
The Best Individual Income Tax Update Course by Surgent - 6/14/2019 - Rocky Hill
This highly informative course will bring you up-to-speed on the latest in individual tax law developments and the corresponding or responsive planning...

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