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The 'No Relief' Problem When a Client Stiffs You on a Bill

You should get some sort of break, right? But for most of us, the Internal Revenue Code provides little hope or comfort. Here's one example.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Top Spot in AICPA Accounting Competition Goes to UNLV

The menu features specials on NY Rep. to plead guilty to tax evasion, CFO Journal’s top 20 finance chiefs, and more.

Year-end Marriage: Will You Face Tax Bliss or Wedding Bell Blues?

Depending on finances, the betrothed may be better off waiting until next year—but not always.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Suit Alleges Ex-ARCP CEO Wanted Firm’s Books Altered

The menu features specials on IRS warns of possible shutdown, PCAOB starts webinar outreach initiative, and more.

How to Make the Most of the Federal Annual Gift Tax Exclusion

If you want to pass wealth to beneficiaries and save on taxes, sometimes the easiest way is the best.
Wealth management

Plan Ahead to Avoid Required Minimum Distribution Nightmares

Tax time is also for planning ahead, so the next tax season goes smoothly, with no nasty surprises.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: At Long Last, Camp Officially Introduces Tax Reform Bill

The menu features specials on audit failures are an “execution problem,” charity tax break bill a no-go, and more.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: IRS Business Mileage Rate Goes Up for 2015

The menu features specials on KPMG global revenue up 6%, review site G2 Crowd ranks payroll software, and more.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Ban on Internet Taxes Part of Deal to Avoid Shutdown

The menu features specials on IRS paid $6B in bogus child tax credits, SEC corporate finance priorities, and more.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: FAF/FASB Responds to Chief Accountant Comments

The menu features the IRS preparer program deadline, a European plan to raises taxes on Netflix, and more.

4 Common Expense-Tracking Pitfalls – And How to Avoid Them This Tax Season

Don't stress out at tax time. Proper deduction tracking during the year is not as difficult as you might think.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Data Analysis Drives Fraud Fighting by Accountants

The menu features specials on corporate audit fee disclosures, audit firms settle independence violations, and more.

Reporting Income from Offshore Investment: A Cautionary Tax Tale

Are you absolutely sure your clients have no offshore exposure? This is something to handle with great care.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Don’t Expect Senate to Tweak House Tax Break Bill

The menu features specials on FAF releases draft strategic plan, IRS sets interest rates for Q1 of 2015, and more.
Wealth management

How to Save on Taxes by Sharing the Wealth with the Family

When gift givers transfer ownership of income-producing property that has gone up over the years, everyone can win.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Ball in Senate’s Court as House Passes Tax Extenders Deal

The menu features specials on inversions cost taxpayers $2 billion, CPAs bullish about the economy, and more.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Impact of Lapsed Tax Breaks on Taxpayers Focus of Study

The menu features specials on House tax deal vote imminent, Deloitte statement on possible Saudi audit ban, and more.

How to Safeguard Dependency Tax Exemptions at the Last Minute

Who pays which expenses determines whether you’re able to garner an exemption that lowers taxable income.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Big Four Firm’s Audit Work May be Banned in Saudi Arabia

The menu features specials on feedback mixed on auditing estimates, tax breaks sung to “My Favorite Things,” and more.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: The Top 2015 Priority for CFOs? Strategic Planning

The menu features specials on Americans are feeling better about the IRS, Dave Camp says tax reform “can be done,” and more.


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