Today’s Crime Watch includes coverage of a Barbados national sentenced to 114 months in prison and ordered to pay restitution of just under $1.7 million for devising and executing a stolen identity federal income tax refund fraud scheme.
Results of the monthly Intuit Small Business Revenue and Employment indexes are in. They show revenue in August declined for the sixth consecutive month, and employment continued to grow slowly in September.
The CalCPA honored five CPAs with its Women to Watch Awards for 2012 during ceremonies at the "Women's Leadership Forum" at the Ritz-Carlton September 27. The awards recognize service and contributions to the CPA profession.
The CPA Day of Service is a day when thousands of accountants from CPA societies across the country will put down their tablets and pick up everything from paintbrushes to rakes to spatulas and volunteer in their communities.
Organizations that make a choice to build and nourish innovation can earn a significant payoff for their efforts. Advisers at Plante Moran and NewNorth Center offer a self-improvement guide for innovation.
Workers in a majority of metropolitan areas received substantial raises from 2010 to 2011. Cities with greater concentrations of college graduates did even better, according to data from the Martin Prosperity Institute.
For the last four years, Edward J. Hannon, partner in charge of tax practice at Freeborn & Peters LLP, says the opportunity to attend the ICPAS Annual Midwest Accounting and Finance Showcase has been nothing short of a "game changer."
In 2011, the EEOC received a record-setting number of charges from those claiming employment discrimination: 99,947 in fiscal year 2011, compared to 99,922 in 2010, and an increase from 82,792 in 2008.
The Justice Department has asked a federal court in Chicago to bar Bruce E. Grant from preparing tax returns. The suit alleges that Grant frequently fabricates business income and expenses to maximize EITC.
What would you do if one of your clients won the lottery? We asked several accountants to weigh in with their advice for the lucky Powerball winner, and the tips we received are useful for anyone who receives a windfall, whether it's a lottery win, an inheritance, a big bonus on the job, or a killing in the stock market.
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