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Interest Rates Will Remain Unchanged for Q2 of 2015, IRS Says

Set to begin on April 1, the interest rates are computed from the federal short-term rate, determined last January.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Repeal of Estate Tax Backed by Ways and Means Panel

The menu features specials on SASB releases new standards, Ways and Means passes IRS private email bill, and more.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Many ACA Tax Credit Recipients Will Owe Uncle Sam Money

The menu features specials on the most diligent tax filers, new tax puts auto workers’ health benefits at risk, and more.
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The Clock is Ticking: Five Last-Minute Tax Strategies for Your Clients

April 15 is just weeks away. Here are some “11th hour” strategies that could save your clients valuable tax dollars.
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Key Property Tax Details for Accountants and Their Homeowner Clients

For the first time, a leading real estate analysis firm has issued a report on property tax rates nationwide.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: IASB Leases Proposal May Make Companies More Profitable

The menu features specials on GAO finds IRS cybersecurity still flawed, House panel to consider IRS bills, and more.
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The 5 Biggest Tax Mistakes Small Businesses Make – and How to Avoid Them

For small business owners, bad tax habits can cause a lot of problems. Break those habits and avoid these pitfalls.
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Learn a Few IRS Workarounds: Some Income Comes Tax-Free

Clients getting hit with big tax bills? There are a few income streams that the IRS still doesn't tax.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Why New Lease Accounting Rules Should Matter to CFOs

The menu features specials on taxpayers want more fairness in tax code, 80,000 Obamacare tax forms on hold, and more.
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UK to Phase Out Annual Tax Returns Within the Next Five Years

End-of-year paper returns will be scrapped in favor of digital tax accounts by 2020, chancellor said last week.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: More Shareholder Participation = Fewer Restatements

The menu features specials on more proposed changes to revenue rule, IRS tackles tax identity fraud, and more.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: What Gives Accountants the Most Enjoyment? Problem Solving

The menu features specials on consumers willing to combat tax fraud, House panel to vote on estate tax repeal, and more.
Practice

10 Steps to Help Accountants Navigate Today's Nonprofit World

Consider the following initiatives when striving to maintain a strong level of compliance with guidelines.
Practice

Taking Care of Tax Season Stress: What One Firm Has Been Doing

Accountants everywhere are in the home stretch of “busy season." Is there anything you can do about it?
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: The Role of Internal Auditors Is Turning More Strategic

The menu features specials on Deloitte names new audit practice leader, $18B in improper EITC payments, and more.
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Know the Special Rules for Joint Return Rates for Surviving Spouses

There’s a special filing break for some widows and widowers. But learn about the significant conditions that apply.
Practice

The Refunds Are In—What Should Your Clients Do with the Cash?

For clients getting a tax refund, take the next step and make some suggestions on what they can do with the money.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Are CAE and Audit Committee Top Priorities in Sync?

The menu features specials on IASB outlines changes to lease accounting rules, Utah’s bout with tax fraud, and more.
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Bramwell’s Brunch Beat: More Vacant Accounting Jobs Are Expected In Q2

The menu features specials on small biz owners happy with accountants, internal control audits improving, and more.
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TIGTA’s Top Cop Issues Warnings on Tax Scams at Senate Hearing

Timothy Camus cites schemes he calls “pernicious and dangerous" and "surprisingly effective and fast ways to steal money.”

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