by Julian Block on 10/30/14
There are tax-advantaged ways to give, if you know the subtle rules. The $14,000 annual exclusion and $5,340,000 lifetime max do not have to be rigid limits, if you know some workarounds. In one important case, the IRS ruled in the taxpayer's favor.
by Larry Perry CPA on 10/29/14
This article discusses basic accounting principles for operating expenses under the FRF for SMEs. Lease accounting is also covered. Part 2 will address basic auditing procedures.
by Jason Bramwell on 10/29/14
The menu for Oct. 29 features specials on federal judge throws out AICPA lawsuit against the IRS, EU warns Hungary over Internet tax proposal, Pfizer on the hunt for an inversion partner, and more.
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by Bryce Sanders on Oct 29, 2014
Working in one way or another with local organizations, and other relationships, gives you several different ways to subtly, but effectively, raise your prestige and garner new clients.
by Jason Bramwell on Oct 28, 2014
A new survey from Wolters Kluwer, CCH found that 18 percent of all accountants report feeling "very prepared" to address the most significant trends facing their firms in the future.
by Terry Sheridan on Oct 28, 2014
Despite all the assurances, many are still nervous about cloud security. A high-security option actually bypasses the cloud for file sharing, and for some firms, it may be a helpful alternative.
by Jason Bramwell on Oct 28, 2014
The menu for Oct. 28 features specials on Hungary softens proposed tax on Internet use, government lawyers go private to help inversions succeed, San Francisco calls “Twitter tax break” a success, and more.
by Mary Ellen Biery on Oct 28, 2014
Industry experts say that while every firm is different, many make common mistakes that cost them good people. Here are three sure-fire ways for accounting firms to lose their top talent.
by David Ringstrom on Oct 27, 2014
Many users go through several mouse clicks instead of choosing PDF as the file type in the Save As dialog box. However, this technique can be streamlined even further with a single mouse-click.
by Jason Bramwell on Oct 27, 2014
The menu for Oct. 27 features specials on FATCA may be to blame for more Americans renouncing citizenship, roundup of IRS technical guidance issued last week, auditor fined for violating partner rotation law, and more.
by Jason Bramwell on Oct 27, 2014
The expense management and reimbursement tool rolls the whole process of filing and approving expenses into one platform, which can be accessed via a mobile app or through a secure website.
by Richard Koreto on Oct 24, 2014
The best technology for your practice, what you should be charging for tax prep, accounting job trends, the secrets of college student exemptions, growing through alliances, and more.
by Jason Bramwell on Oct 24, 2014
The menu for Oct. 24 features specials on federal judge throws out lawsuits against IRS, KPMG audit deficiency rate was 46% in 2013, another tax inversion deal dies, Mary Crotty is new COO of FAF, and more.
by Ken Berry on Oct 24, 2014
TIGTA finds the IRS performed admirably throughout 2014 tax filing season, despite the distractions, although split refund option problems and EITC misunderstandings remain.
by Bryce Sanders on Oct 23, 2014
Where do you get your referrals from? You probably have a couple of good sources, but chances are you don't know about all the referral possibilities. Don't leave money on the table.
by Jason Bramwell on Oct 23, 2014
The menu for Oct. 23 features specials on SEC and Big Four Chinese firms continue talks over audit documents, Tesco chair resigns amid accounting mess, Mylan and Abbott tweak tax deal, and more.

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