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Wealth management firms seek next-generation workforce

Joe Cooper |

With the advisor population rapidly aging, about a third of the nation's wealth management workforce is expected to retire over the next decade, according to global accounting firm Deloitte.

Quietly, CT makes derided 'death' tax friendlier to state's wealthiest residents

Joe Cooper |

Major changes are impacting the state's controversial "death tax." Find out how new estate and gift tax exemption levels will save the state's wealthiest residents big money.

To assert relevance, liberal-arts colleges lean into skills training, business partnerships

Sean Teehan |

To assert relevance, liberal-arts colleges are adopting skills-training programs and business partnerships.

Windsor Locks FCU names CEO, COO

Gregory Seay |

Windsor Locks Federal Credit Union (WLFCU) named a pair of executive insiders to lead the member-owned credit cooperative whose previous chief executive officer retired recently.

VITA ramps up free tax-return help

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is gearing up to help the state's neediest taxpayers to prepare and file their state and federal income-tax returns.

C-corp vs S-corp: Federal tax reforms alter business structure pros and cons

Corey Veneziano |

When the Tax and Jobs Act of 2017 was signed into law by President Trump, it was the most significant change to tax policy our country has seen in more than 30 years.

Automation, machining learning, AI shifting accounting industry landscape

Matthew Broderick Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

Automation, machine learning and artificial intelligence are transforming the accounting industry and its workforce.

Ideanomics: Interest growing for incoming West Hartford fintech

Joe Cooper |

Incoming West Hartford fintech Ideanomics says it has generated significant interest from private businesses, colleges and other fintechs eyeing a presence at its former UConn campus.

Hartford taps new budget chief

Joe Cooper |

Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin has promoted the city's revenue manager as its acting budget chief.

NY CPA firms PKF, GKG combining

Gregory Seay |

A pair of New York accounting-advisory firms, one of which has a Wethersfield office, is merging, authorities say.

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