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A Special Message—and Poll—for Our Readers at Tax Season

Take a look at all we have going for you this time of year—and help us choose a new image.
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Presenting the IRS Dirty Dozen Tax Scams for 2015: Part 1

The latest edition of the worst tax scams—you may be surprised about what made the list this year.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: IRS Rehired Ex-Workers Who Had Bad Behavior, TIGTA Says

The menu features specials on SEC settles with Chinese Big Four units, Intuit halts state e-filing, and more.
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As Tax Season Rolls Along, IRS Launches New Return Preparer Online Directory

Need help finding a credentialed tax pro to prepare your Form 1040? Well, the IRS has just the tool for you.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: GOP Takes Another Shot at Making Tax Breaks Permanent

The menu features specials on SEC and Chinese Big Four units near settlement, GOP sour on IRS chief, and more.
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Study: Security of Personal Info Top of Mind for Many Americans This Tax Season

Tax-time ID theft once again made the IRS’s “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams. But you don’t have to become a victim.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: FASB Contemplates Allowing Early Adoption of Rev Rec Rule

The menu features specials on KPMG is new auditor of ARC REITs, Lew makes pitch for business tax reform, and more.
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Divorce Versus Annulment: It Makes a Big Difference on Your Tax Return

Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries cared about how they dissolved their marriage. So does the IRS.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Execs Add Their Two Cents on Obama's Tax Plan

The menu features specials on audit committee workloads expanding, House bill targets expensing, and more.
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Human Errors: the Top Corporate Tax and Accounting Mistakes

Technology has taken accounting to places likely never envisioned a half century ago, but errors remain.
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Special for Baby Boomers: Managing Retirement Plan Distributions

The rules for distributions are both extensive and subtle. Know the details to give your clients all the options.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Obama Budget Proposes Tax on Firms’ Overseas Earnings

The menu features specials on Paul Ryan seeks “common ground” on tax reform, tax break strategy eludes GOP, and more.
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Learn How to Highlight Rows in Excel Based on Duplicates

It’s possible to extend conditional formatting to not only identify duplicates in a single column, but further highlight the adjacent cells in the same row.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: BDO Sees Boost in New SEC Clients Thanks to UHY Deal

The menu features specials on Salix fixes accounting issue, Grant Thornton parts ways with American Realty, and more.
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IRS Adds a New Menu Item for Dispute Resolution in Ongoing Program

Service will provide guidance on the capitalization rules, including application of unit of property rules.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Up to 6 Million People Could Owe Obamacare Tax Penalty

The menu features specials on the growth of accounting master’s programs, Deloitte tops among Big Four firms, and more.
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Navigating the Wild World of Internet Sales Taxes in the New Year

A key bill seems off the table—at least for now—but there are alternatives and CPAs should keep their eyes open.
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A Few Simple Words about Simplifying the Internal Revenue Code

"No one understands the Income Tax Law except persons who have not sufficient intelligence to understand the questions that arise under it.”
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: 529 College Savings Plans Won’t Get Tax Hike After All

The menu features specials on IRS offers some Obamacare tax penalty relief, US sales tax rate unaffected in Q4, and more.
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Why Income Tax Planning Has Now Become a Key Part of Estate Planning

Income tax consequences of estate planning have taken on more significance due to the American Taxpayer Relief Act.

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