by Caleb Newquist on 07/11/14
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by Deanna White on 07/11/14
The Kentucky CPA Society has been running a summer camp for teens interested in becoming accountants, immersing the students in everything from auditing to business etiquette.
by Jason Bramwell on 07/11/14
The menu for July 11 features specials on IRS to take oath on missing emails, short-term highway fund fix gets support on both sides of Congress, Ventas dismisses EY as auditor due to inappropriate relationship, and more.
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by Jason Bramwell on Jul 11, 2014
By a 258-to-160 vote, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed a bill on Friday morning that would permanently extend the bonus depreciation tax break for businesses. Thirty-four Democrats voted for the legislation; two GOP lawmakers voted against it.
by Sally Glick on Jul 11, 2014
Today, deals are done, prospects are sought out and existing clients are nurtured, based on relationships. People do business with people—especially with people they like and trust.
by Jason Bramwell on Jul 10, 2014
The Republican-led House of Representatives is expected to pass a bill on Friday that would permanently extend the bonus depreciation tax break. But don’t expect President Obama to sign it.
by Ken Berry on Jul 10, 2014
States are always on the prowl for new revenue, and the nation's capital has decided getting healthy is worth 5.75 percent. Indeed, almost half the states tax health clubs, and New York has been splitting hairs in taxing various establishments.
by Jason Bramwell on Jul 10, 2014
The menu for July 10 features specials on Credit Suisse wants sentencing for aiding tax evasion pushed back until November, Lois Lerner’s warning about IRS email chatter, lawmakers discuss highway fund plans today, PwC must face MF Global lawsuit, and more.
by Ira S. Rosenbloom on Jul 10, 2014
Everyone talks about new ideas, but how do you get from vague thoughts to actual results? You need to turbo-charge your "do to" list and let yourself daydream to improve your firm. Establish a consistent method for capturing ideas.
by Jason Bramwell on Jul 09, 2014
Starting in January 2015, the IRS will limit the number of refunds that are electronically deposited into a single financial account or pre-paid debit card to three, as part of the agency's effort to crack down on fraud and identity theft.
by Jason Bramwell on Jul 09, 2014
As the FASB and the IASB continue to move away from full convergence of their standards, the prospects of international accounting rules being fully adopted in the US in the near future are growing less likely, according to a Fitch Ratings report.
by Richard Koreto on Jul 09, 2014
Quick management of your expenses while on the road is as close as your cellphone. You don't have to track down a copier or scanner after a busy day, or spend a lot on expensive programs.
by Jason Bramwell on Jul 09, 2014
The menu for July 9 features specials on Ways and Means pitches transportation measure, House likely to vote on bonus depreciation bill this week, IMA names new chairman of its Global Board of Directors, and more.
by Larry Perry CPA on Jul 09, 2014
Quality control practice aids purchased from major publishers are excellent tools to help with a CPA firm's quality control system. And practitioners can modify them as needed.
by Jason Bramwell on Jul 08, 2014
Qualification in Internal Audit Leadership, a new program designed to identify and support the next generation of leaders in the internal audit profession, was introduced on Tuesday by the Institute of Internal Auditors.
by Bryce Sanders on Jul 08, 2014
There are often competitors in the background telling your clients they can do better if they change accountants. You have to be on top of the relationships to keep them—here's how.

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