by Jason Bramwell on 10/01/14
A new survey from online accounting software provider Xero found that nearly 90 percent of small businesses are forecasting an increase in revenues next year, while 21 percent are expecting growth of more than 100 percent.
by Julian Block on 10/01/14
The law makes it hard for itemizers to deduct medical expenses, and the AGI limits are high. But there are some workarounds that can give taxpayers a break even when they think they're ineligible.
by Jason Bramwell on 10/01/14
The menu for Oct. 1 features specials on drug makers are using another tactic to cut tax bills, FASB simplification project sees early support, IRS collection efforts again under scrutiny, and more.
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by Larry Perry CPA on Oct 01, 2014
Covered here are accounts payable, accrued expenses, long-term debt, and pension obligations; note that differences may arise in the future for capitalized lease obligations.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 30, 2014
Starting in October, the IRS will send warning letters to tax return preparers who appear not to be complying with the Earned Income Tax Credit due diligence requirements.
by Charles Crabtree on Sep 30, 2014
CPA firms have increased their adoption of business-grade cloud technology but still have reservations that prevent more pronounced adoption rates. However, they don't need to worry.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 30, 2014
The menu for Sept. 30 features specials on BKD LLP and Wolf & Co. merge, EU reveals details of Ireland/Apple tax probe, Indian citizens can now take the CPA Exam in the Middle East, and more.
by Terry Sheridan on Sep 30, 2014
We've probably all worked for soul-sucking managers who expect employees to work 24/7. But you won't find them at these two firms, which have managed to create award-winning work environments.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 29, 2014
In a report released on Monday, the IRS watchdog found that the tax agency may not be completing the required research steps in collecting delinquent taxes before considering the cases “not collectible.”
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 29, 2014
According to a new Accenture study, dealing with legacy systems and environments, managing the complex needs of all stakeholders, new and complex business risks, and supporting increasingly complex operating models were the top four issues cited by CFOs.
by Ken Berry on Sep 29, 2014
The school year is off and running—have your start-up clients launched as well? It may make a big difference in tax status. Know the rules, phase-outs, and timing—and the limits for 2014.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 29, 2014
The menu for Sept. 29 features specials on EY’s fiscal-year revenue up 6 percent, EU criticizes Apple’s tax deals in Ireland, banks cash in on tax trade, Boehner says tax reform “doable” in next two years, and more.
by Jessica Ballard on Sep 29, 2014
If you're choosing a one-size-fits all approach to growing your accounting firm, it could mean that you're missing out on a valuable, and potentially lucrative, opportunity to develop a niche.
by Richard Koreto on Sep 26, 2014
Start the fall season right with our links. (Or spring, if you're one of our Southern Hemisphere readers.)
by Daniel Mazzola on Sep 26, 2014
Now is the time for accountants to think about 529 plans. The start of the school year means education is on the minds of all clients with children, and tax prep season is around the corner. There are financial implications you may not be aware of.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 26, 2014
The menu for Sept. 26 features specials on IRS needs to better handle complaints against tax preparers, P&G and Hasbro targets of Mexico tax probe, Brady to challenge Ryan for Ways and Means gavel, and more.

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