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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: GOP Says IRS Has Itself to Blame for Tough Tax Season

The menu features specials on oil execs tout accounting savvy, Intuit sued by two identity theft victims, and more.
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Clarified Auditing Standards: Assessing Risks of Material Misstatement – Part 2

AU-C Section 315 requires an auditor to obtain an understanding of the entity and its environment for engagements.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Use of Big Data Presents Many Challenges for Auditors

The menu features specials on bottom lines hurt less by restatements, Princeton to face tax-exemption suit, and more.
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CPAs Say Security is Their No. 1 Technology-Related Priority

New report features the top 10 technology initiatives ranked by accounting professionals in the US and Canada.
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Number of Accounting Fraud Cases Continues to Rise

The spike in fraud cases in 2014 are due in part to the SEC's heightened focus on accounting issues, according to a recent Cornerstone Research report.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Lynne Doughtie to Become First Female CEO of KPMG

The menu features specials on PwC settles lawsuit over MF Global, IASB considers revenue rule deferral, and more.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: More Public Companies Adopting 2013 COSO Framework

The menu features specials on it is good to be a tax boss in Congress, IRS issues new technical guidance, and more.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: No Surprise – House Votes to Eliminate Estate Tax

The menu features specials on FASB issues two new standards, House passes state sales tax break, and more.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Ernst & Young Settles with NY Over Lehman Brothers Collapse

The menu features specials on advisers go back to school for taxes, House estate tax repeal vote expected today, and more.
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Clarified Auditing Standards: Assessing Risks of Material Misstatement – Part 1

In this article, learn about the most common risk assessment procedures that are identified in AU-C Section 315.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: It’s Tax Day, So How About Some Freebies?

The menu features specials on estate tax repeal veto threat, GOP chairmen seek biz's input on tax reform, and more.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: An Examination of the Biggest US Tax Breaks

The menu features specials on finance teams’ costs shrinking, what millennials want in a financial advisor, and more.
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Accounting Standard-Setters Issue Their 2015 Strategic Plan

The document, released on April 9, sets out the long-range vision and mission of the FAF, the FASB, and the GASB.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Week Ahead – House to Vote on Package of IRS Reform Bills

The menu features specials on GE repatriating overseas cash, IRS declares victory on ACA this tax season, and more.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Estate Tax Repeal Would Add $269B to Federal Deficits

The menu features specials on SEC sanctions ex-Molex accountant, wealthy are still scrutinized by the IRS, and more.
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CPA Financial Planners Say Clients’ No. 1 Concern is Outliving Their Money

AICPA survey finds that retirement account withdrawals and healthcare costs also worry high-net-worth individuals.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: The Form 1023-EZ Controversy Continues

The menu features specials on PCC Chair Billy Atkinson to step down, Peter Roskam scoffs at IRS funding pleas, and more.
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And the Survey Says … More Finance Training is Needed for Nonprofit Groups

New certificate program launched by the AICPA covers the essentials of nonprofit financial responsibility.
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Clarified Auditing Standards: Planning an Audit (AU-C 300) – Part 2

This article focuses on the planning and practical activities that result in quality, profitable audit engagements.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: IRS Criminal Investigations Down 19% Last Year

The menu features specials on packed lines at Dallas IRS help center, Sen. Rand Paul introduces flat tax proposal, and more.

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