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Employers in Seventeen States May Face Higher FUTA Tax Rates

Because seventeen states and the Virgin Islands have had an outstanding federal unemployment insurance loan for at least two years, employers in those jurisdictions may not be able to claim the maximum amount of state unemployment tax credits on their 2013 FUTA tax return.
Tax

Internet Sales Tax Clears Senate Hurdle

New legislation authorizing the states to collect sales tax from companies peddling their wares online breezed through the Senate on May 6 by a wide 69-27 margin. But the Marketplace Fairness Act is expected to face much tougher opposition in the Republican-controlled House of Representatives.
Practice

Mix of Old and New Comprise 2014 Vault Accounting 50

Vault.com released its 2014 Vault Accounting 50, a ranking of the fifty best accounting firms in the nation to work for. The survey asked more than 7,900 accountants to assess their peer accounting firms on a scale of one to ten based on prestige and quality of life factors.
Practice

CliftonLarsonAllen and Jenkins & Vojtisek Combine

CliftonLarsonAllen (CLA), a certified public accounting and consulting firm, has announced that Jenkins & Vojtisek SC, a certified public accounting firm based in Racine, Wisconsin, has combined with CLA effective January 1.
Community News

Company Announcements: Week of April 16, 2012

Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of April 16, 2012.
Community News

Baker Tilly's 2012 Spend a Day Program

Baker Tilly's annual Spend a Day program is designed for college sophomore and junior accounting majors to experience the culture and atmosphere of a successful accounting and advisory firm.
Tax

IRS Seeks Volunteers for Taxpayer Advocacy Panel

The IRS is seeking civic-minded volunteers to serve on the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP), a federal advisory committee that listens to taxpayers, identifies key issues, and makes recommendations for improving IRS service.
Tax

Lawsuit Charges IRS with "Power Grab" in New Tax Preparer Regulations

The Institute for Justice filed suit against the IRS on behalf of three independent, paid tax return preparers, challenging the IRS' authority to license and regulate paid tax preparers. The IRS instituted new requirements for paid tax preparers last year. The new regulations will be phased in over a three-year period.
Community News

Company Announcements: Week of February 27, 2012

Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of February 27, 2012.
Community News

Community Announcements: Week of February 20, 2012

A.T. LOCKE, a provider of accounting services, business analysis, and financial and strategic guidance to emerging and midsized organizations, has added Tom Moxie as an accounting analyst on the firm's growing team.
AccountingWEB Life

Helping Clients Protect What They Have

Robert Keebler CPA, MST, AEP, works with clients with a net worth of $5 million to more than $100 million. Many have complex financial situations, and all want to protect what they have. While his firm doesn't offer any asset protection products, they do help guide clients along in the process of getting protected.
Community News

Company Announcements: Week of November 28, 2011

Here's a roundup of accounting community news for the week of November 28, 2011.
Education & Careers

New Financial Assessment Tool Helps Consumers with Financial Health

The National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) has launched a free online financial resource tool for consumers. MyMoneyCheckUp is designed to provide an assessment of a consumer’s overall financial health and behavior.
Community News

Clifton Gunderson, LarsonAllen to Merge: New Firm Will Rank Among Top 10 CPA Firms

Clifton Gunderson and LarsonAllen, two of the nation’s top 20 certified public accounting and consulting firms, have announced plans to merge and form one of the top 10 accounting firms in the United States.
A&A

Occupy Wall Street Accountant and Tattoo Artist Is Learning About Nonprofits on the Job

TheBrooklynInk.com recently reported on the management of finances for Occupy Wall Street (OWS) and spoke with Peter Dutro, 36, who is a member of the finance committee. Dutro is a business technology management undergraduate at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University and works part-time as a tattoo artist.
Community News

Company announcements: Week of August 8, 2011

Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of August 8, 2011.
Community News

Company announcements: Week of July 25, 2011

Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of July 25, 2011.
Education & Careers

A social life: When employees and applicants take to Facebook

Imagine one of your employees bashes your company or their coworkers on Facebook. You might think that you could fire that employee. But you would probably be wrong.
A&A

Public unions, the economy, and what's at stake for companies now

It's a story that's playing out across the country – cash-strapped governments are scrambling to balance their budgets while hamstrung by the contracts of current and retired public union workers.
Education & Careers

UCBerkeley accounting students win Deloitte Student Case Study Seminar competition

A team of accounting students from the University of California, Berkeley took top honors at the 16th annual National Student Case Study Seminar against five other national finalist schools from across the country,

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