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The Twisty Rules of Using Marriage or Divorce as a Tax Shelter

Everyone knows about the 'marriage penalty,' but strange things happen when you play wedding games with the IRS.

4 Tips on How Companies Can Close the Tax Department’s Technology Gap

Give your tax leaders the chance to offer their insights during the software selection and implementation process.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: The Tax Plan Obama’s Going to Unveil Later Tonight

The menu features specials on finance execs worried about reg mandates, Grant Thornton sees revenue growth, and more.

During Tax Season, Post Office Deadlines Can Mean Everything

Revenue recognition can also be a tax issue: in what year did you really receive that money?

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: And the 16th Best Job of 2015 Is … Accountant!

The menu features specials on IRS Free File opens today, Rep. Paul Ryan said House won’t pass gas tax hike, and more.

Expert Shares Key Insights into Small-Business Tax Filing

Small businesses need help this time of year with their filing needs—and accountants are positioned to step in.

The 2015 Tax Season Is Going to Suck, According to the Taxpayer Advocate

Essentially, taxpayers can expect the worst level of service in more than a decade. Here are the reasons why.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: New AICPA Finance Index Finds Satisfaction with Economy

The menu features specials on average tax prep fees go up, House OKs bill to ease some Dodd-Frank rules, and more.

Know the Twists and Turns Involving Charitable IRA Rollovers

If you donated IRA funds to a charity last year, make sure you account for it correctly this tax season.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: FASB Officially Says So Long to Extraordinary Items

The menu features specials on IRS to do less audits in 2015, senators reintroduce bill to repeal medical device tax, and more.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: GOP and Democrats Still Divided Over Dodd-Frank

The menu features specials on IRS launches International Data Exchange Service, dynamic scoring risks, and more.

The Five Actions for IRS Tangible Property ‘Repair’ Regulations

Businesses and practitioners are wise to keep five actions regarding these rules top of mind during this tax season.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Tax Break for Middle Class at Heart of New Plan from Dems

The menu features specials on GOP courts Warren on device tax repeal, PCAOB to seek input on going concern, and more.

Bramwell's Lunch Beat: Senators Make Another Attempt at Preparer Regs

The menu features new trends in self-employed workers, a proxy fight at DuPont, webinars at the PCAOB, and more.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: More IPOs Using Non-GAAP Measures to Show Profits

The menu features specials on Ryan to lead first Ways and Means hearing Jan. 13, new NYC digs for CohnReznick, and more.

An Espionage Tale from the Files of James Bond, Tax Accountant

Read our tax columnist's personal story about Cold War spies and undeclared income, as fresh as today's headlines.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: GOP Gets Favorable House Vote on Dynamic Scoring

The menu features specials on top CFOs offer advice for success, ex-IRS chief Shulman joins BNY Mellon, and more.
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Friendly Reminder: Medicare Surtaxes Increase Taxes for Many

Obamacare's two separate Medicare surtaxes can complicate tax time—especially for investors.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: New Year, New Accounting Firm Mergers and Acquisitions

The menu features specials on IRS dark money rules update, legal marijuana brings states modest tax boost, and more.

Enjoy Glad Tax Tidings for Business Entertainment Deductions

Did you do any recent entertaining? The IRS rules for deductions are tangled—it pays to know the fine points.


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