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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: IRS Offers Reprieve to Filers Affected by Tax Form Error

The menu features specials on accounting errors cost Hertz $181 million, Caterpillar’s tax liability could grow, and more.
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Survey: Americans Get a Low Grade on Their Knowledge of Income Taxes

The average US adult scored 51% on a personal finance quiz related to federal income taxes, according to NerdWallet.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: 0.86% – the IRS Audit Rate for Individuals in 2014

The menu features specials on Intuit denies lax security claims, Hatch wants answers on Obamacare tax error, and more.
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Special Tax Season Summary: What You Should Know about Bitcoin

Virtual currencies seem scary, but informed accountants can help clients explore new opportunities within IRS rules.
Practice

Convert Your Clients: Move Their Records Out of the Shoebox

Do your clients still have a record system out of the Victorian era? Maybe some new tools can help them—and you.
Practice

Transfer Pricing Audits: With Changes on the Horizon, Upfront Planning Is Key

Many companies consider transfer pricing a cross-border issue, but the reality often hits much closer to home.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Oops – Incorrect Tax Info Sent to 800,000 Obamacare Users

The menu features specials on feds grant Obamacare tax extension, ex-American Realty CAO drops lawsuit, and more.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: IRS Warns Tax Professionals of New Phishing Scam

The menu features specials on the most effective tax-prep TV ads, sustainability accounting for investors, and more.
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Is Your Number Up? PTIN Rules You May Not Have Known

You know you need a PTIN—but learn little-known details that can save you hassles later.
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When Should Married Couples Check 'Married, Filing Separately'?

There are serious legal and financial implications to your choices—know the rules before making a decision.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: New York Sues UPS Over Lost Cigarette Tax Revenues

The menu features specials on boards propose revisions to revenue standard, Caterpillar faces IRS penalties, and more.
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IRS Is Allowing Taxpayers to Make Appointments at 10 Walk-in Assistance Centers

The IRS hopes the new appointment-based service approach will help taxpayers avoid long lines this tax season.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: More CFOs Are Letting Employees Work from Home

The menu features specials on Deloitte names Punit Renjen global CEO, new FASB guidance on legal entities, and more.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: IRS Makes Repair Rules Easier for Small Businesses

The menu features specials on Congress starts TurboTax probes, FASB looks at income tax disclosures, and more.
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When Property 'Taxes' Are NOT Deductible on Schedule A of Form 1040

The IRS has some nasty surprises for those who think anything labeled a "property tax" is automatically deductible.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Former SEC Member Harvey Goldschmid Has Died

The menu features specials on House panel backs expanding 529 plans, Utah accounting firm settles with SEC, and more.
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No Mercy: the IRS Lowers the Boom on Late Income Tax Filers

Do you and your clients think you have a good excuse for filing late? "The dog ate my W-2 forms" isn't going to fly.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: IRS Boss Apologizes for Wrongful Business Asset Seizures

The menu features specials on BofA unit aided tax avoidance, biz tax incentives impact some state budgets, and more.
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How Not to Get Too 'Creative' with Hobby-Related Tax Deductions

Writers and artists get certain deductions—but often their 1040's are the most creative things they produce.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: IRS Civil Forfeiture Practices Focus of House Hearing

The menu features specials on SEC claws back 500K from ex-Saba CFOs, FBI to probe fraudulent tax filings, and more.

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