by Jason Bramwell on Aug 27, 2014
The menu for August 27 features specials on seven US companies whose effective tax rates are shrinking, CFOs running the numbers on inversion, GOP Senate candidate calls for gas tax reduction, and more.
by Larry Perry CPA on Aug 27, 2014
Determining inventory quantities and values is an important management responsibility for the FRF for SMEs. There is, however, a difference from U.S. GAAP in some situations.
by Jason Bramwell on Aug 26, 2014
A former partner and vice chairman with Deloitte LLP, Schnurr, who recently retired from the firm, will head the SEC's Office of the Chief Accountant. He begins his new post in October.
by Jason Bramwell on Aug 26, 2014
The menu for August 26 features specials on two top House Republicans profited from inversion deal, GOP charges IRS with conflict of interest, judge questions shareholder deal in HP/Autonomy accounting fraud case, and more.
by Richard Koreto on Aug 26, 2014
Summer is a time for kicking back and playing a few round of golf with friends, for example. But if you're on the green, you'd better be careful: The SEC may be looking over your shoulder.
by Jason Bramwell on Aug 25, 2014
A review team recently concluded that accounting guidance for governments on capital asset impairments and insurance recoveries does provide pertinent information to financial statement users but does not resolve all issues underlying its purpose.
by Jason Bramwell on Aug 25, 2014
The menu for August 25 features specials on the specter of Ronald Reagan’s tax cuts is haunting Republicans, a tax-avoidance strategy not as scrutinized as inversions, now’s the time to open a charitable-gift fund, and more.
by Jason Bramwell on Aug 22, 2014
The menu for August 22 features specials on PCAOB’s struggles with conflicts in audits, settlement forces Bank of America to set aside borrower tax relief, one accountant’s daily routine, and more.
by Terry Sheridan on Aug 22, 2014
When it comes to regulatory compliance and other key issues, the vast majority of companies are not operating at their highest financial planning and analysis potential, according to new report.
by Jason Bramwell on Aug 21, 2014
However, private company stakeholders told a Financial Accounting Foundation review team that the 2004 accounting standard is sometimes difficult to understand and is costly to apply.
by Jason Bramwell on Aug 21, 2014
Launched earlier this week, the examination initiative will enable the SEC Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations to evaluate whether municipal advisors are complying with new agency rules that went into effect on July 1.
by Ken Berry on Aug 21, 2014
GAAP addresses accounting principles for cloud service providers, but there is no specific guidance for a customer's accounting of fees paid to the provider. Proposed guidance would change that.
by Jason Bramwell on Aug 21, 2014
The menu for August 21 features specials on ALS Ice Bucket Challenge charitable donations, Bank of America settles, Rep. Paul Ryan backs cut to mortgage tax break, and more.
by Jason Bramwell on Aug 20, 2014
The US audit regulator on Tuesday issued for public comment a staff consultation paper on possible standard-setting activities related to those areas. Comments are sought by November 3.
by Jason Bramwell on Aug 20, 2014
The menu for August 20 features specials on Hertz withdraws full-year forecast due to accounting errors and operational challenges, botched forecast cost Walgreen CFO his job, Alaska oil tax repeal ballot measure losing, and more.

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