Yaming Zhang, CPA

Education Shandong University of Finance and Economics Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Accounting, Johnson & Wales University   Professional & Community CPA, 2021 Member [...]

3 steps NFPs can take to prepare for continued uncertainty

A year has passed since COVID-19 began its worldwide disruption, but the full effects have not yet been realized. The anniversary prompts us to pause and consider where we’ve been and where we’re [...]

New Years resolution fails: Cut yourself some slack and get on track

You made a New Year’s resolution: I will find that job that takes my career to the next level. Perhaps you want to earn that data analytics certificate since you keep hearing about the demand for [...]

Women strengthen the accounting profession

International Women’s Day — March 8, 2021 — is a time to celebrate the achievements of women and acknowledge the valuable insights of women in the accounting profession. This year, we asked AICPA [...]

Are you ready for these ESG trends?

Investors, customers and key stakeholders continue to seek reliable and transparent information on a variety of environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics. The accounting profession [...]

Three cybercrime trends to prepare for in 2021

Cyber breaches have become more common threats for businesses. The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the digitalization of many companies and a shift to remote working. That increased first-quarter [...]

This Valentine’s Day, talk money

They say money can’t buy love, but it can buy heartbreak. Love and finances are exceedingly complex subjects, so it makes sense that it only gets more complicated when you combine them. With [...]

It’s Data Privacy Day. Where has your ID been?

Your personal identification (ID) is just that, personal. Unfortunately, in today’s world, your ID could get compromised with everyday activities such as ordering food online or signing up for a [...]

Unwavering in disruption: Reflections on an extraordinary year

In this interview, Barry Melancon, CPA, CGMA, President and CEO of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and CEO of the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the [...]

To avoid tax surprises, update your W-4

Paying taxes is probably low on the list of things that give Americans a warm-and-fuzzy feeling. But getting hit with a surprise tax bill when filing? That makes 34% of Americans feel concerned, [...]