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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: IFRS Filing Option Has ‘Little Support,’ SEC Official Says

The menu features specials on Toshiba’s accounting probed, Sander Levin not optimistic about tax reform, and more.

IRS Showing Improvement in Processing Political Groups’ Tax-Exempt Applications

IRS has completed processing for 149 of the 160 tax-exempt applications that had remained open at the end of 2012.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: SEC Has a Home-Court Advantage in Enforcement Cases

The menu features specials on IRS sets up cyber investigative team, report says most tax scofflaws at IRS not fired, and more.

Donor Advised Funds and How Nonprofits Can Effectively Work with Them

When run by a financial services firm or community trust, this vehicle offers many tax benefits to philanthropists.

IRS: Exempt Organizations Must File 990-Series Forms by May 15

Agency cautions tax-exempt groups not to include Social Security numbers or other personal information on forms.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Lawmakers Mull ‘Patent Box’ Tax Break on Research

The menu features specials on IRS scrutinized on education credits, SEC wants more advisor exam funding, and more.

AICPA Sends IRS Tax-Related Recommendations for Priority Guidance Plan

The US Treasury and the IRS use the plan each year to identify and prioritize tax issues that should be addressed.

After Mother Nature Strikes: Tax Relief for Victims of Natural Disasters

Answers to four of the most often-asked questions regarding deductions for property losses due to an act of nature.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: FASB Looks Ahead to Its Next Big Accounting Project

The menu features specials on Senate tax reform groups to give updates, tax credit proposed for road projects, and more.

Study: Consumers Would Not Give National Sales Tax a Chilly Reception

In fact, if imposed in the US, consumers may not even pay much attention to such a tax, new academic research found.

IRS Penalty Relief Program Available for Small Business Retirement Plans

Under pilot program, late filers would be given until June 2 to file their required annual returns without penalty.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: IPO Investors Turn Blind Eye to Material Weaknesses

The menu features specials on House to vote soon on R&D tax credit, ex-NFL star indicted on tax charges, and more.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: IRS Has Cleaned Up Tax-Exempt Application Process, IG Says

The menu features specials on GAO says SEC lacks accounting controls, ex-NFL players win “jock tax” case, and more.

Tax Advantages of EE Bond Redemptions: It’s All About Timing

With careful planning, when you report an EE savings bond's interest could result in the equivalent of an exemption from taxes.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Senate Finance OKs Bill to Expand 529 College Plans

The menu features specials on SEC proposes executive-pay rules, loads of public input on tax reform, and more.

Survey: Tax Planning Is a Key Cog in Corporate Growth Strategies

Tax credits and property tax abatements play a big part in decisions to enter new US markets, BDO USA report found.

Tax Credit Impacted Refunds of Many Obamacare Customers, H&R Block Says

Two-thirds of Advance Premium Tax Credit recipients owed an average of $729; potential refunds slashed by 33%.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: IASB Aligns with FASB on Revenue Rule Deferral

The menu features specials on NFL to end tax-exempt status, SEC set to propose new rules on executive pay, and more.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Bill to Repeal ‘Cadillac Tax’ Expected from House Dems

The menu features specials on Senate Finance to consider 529 bill, how the role of the CFO is changing, and more.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: CEO of Clinton Foundation Admits to Tax Form Errors

The menu features specials on companies leaving trillions in cash overseas, inversion deals aren’t dead, and more.


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