by Sally Glick on 07/22/14
You should be investing your limited time and financial resources in areas that are likely to bear fruit and not in chasing after ideas that force you to spread yourself too thinly.
by Jason Bramwell on 07/21/14
A new Gallup survey found that 58 percent of smokers in the United States see increased state and federal taxes on cigarettes as an act of unjust discrimination, while 39 percent believe the tax hikes are justified.
by Deanna White on 07/21/14
Your teen may be tech-savvy enough to help you stream episodes of “Game of Thrones,” but chances are you can’t expect them to display the same level of sophistication when it comes to understanding even the most basic financial concepts, according to a recent financial literacy survey.
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by Jason Bramwell on Jul 21, 2014
The US audit regulator's agreement with the Danish Business Authority, which was announced on July 18 and takes effect immediately, provides a framework for joint inspections and allows for the exchange of confidential information under the provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act.
by Jason Bramwell on Jul 21, 2014
The menu for July 21 features specials on some liberal groups oppose moratorium on Internet access taxes, lawmakers urge SEC not to allow choice of accounting rules, Tea Party groups’ lawsuit vs. IRS moves ahead, and more.
by Richard Koreto on Jul 21, 2014
If you don't collect enough sales tax, you're in trouble with the state. Collect too much and the lawyers will be after you. Vendors may feel they're in a no-win situation.
by Jason Bramwell on Jul 18, 2014
Certain “changes in circumstances,” such as in household income or family size, could alter how much eligible taxpayers receive in health insurance premium tax credits, the IRS cautioned on Friday.
by Julian Block on Jul 18, 2014
ATRA revived partial disallowances of write-offs for dependency exemptions and most itemized deductions. The provision affects higher-income individuals. What's the deal right now--including the 2014 exemptions?
by Jason Bramwell on Jul 18, 2014
The menu for July 18 features specials on House extends charitable giving tax breaks, a potential divide between two House panels in IRS probe, AbbVie gets its wish of a lower tax rate, and more.
by Ken Berry on Jul 18, 2014
You know all that Circular 230 disclaimer copy you thought you had to put in all your emails? That small-print notice every single one of your clients ignored? The IRS wants you to stop.
by Jason Bramwell on Jul 17, 2014
New accounting guidance intended to increase transparency and consistency of financial reporting about consolidations was agreed upon by members of the standard-setting board on Wednesday. The final standard will be released in the coming months.
by Renuka Rana on Jul 17, 2014
Large firms have in-house marketing and PR teams to take care of business development. Small firms, however, need to be strategic in their marketing efforts. Here's how to match the big boys.
by Jason Bramwell on Jul 17, 2014
The menu for July 17 features specials on revenue recognition group holds first meeting on Friday, DOJ now investigating lost IRS emails, White House threatens veto on charitable giving tax breaks, SEC chair remarks on 4th anniversary of Dodd-Frank Act, and more.
by Larry Perry CPA on Jul 17, 2014
When more substantive evidence is obtained from risk assessment and analytical procedures, less evidence is required from more costly tests of balances procedures. See our examples of analytical procedures.
by Jason Bramwell on Jul 16, 2014
In her annual midyear report to Congress on Wednesday, National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson said she wants the IRS to develop a competency exam for preparers by 2016 as part of the agency's Annual Filing Season Program.

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