Nonunion companies usually work to keep an eye out for signs of union organization among their workforces. However, they are generally focusing on unions and union organizers, not nonprofit groups like "worker centers."
FASB says it will continue to analyze the FAF's post-implementation review of FASB Statement No. 109. The FAF had concluded that, while generally achieving its purpose, the standard may still be too complex.
Three provisions of the ACA may have a major impact on individual taxpayers and certain businesses beginning in 2013. The IRS has just issued voluminous new final regulations clarifying some of the rules.
As professional athletes' salaries continue to escalate, several revenue-strapped states seem to be looking to the athletes for a solution. Two NFL players are crying foul and taking one major city to court.
Despite having one of the highest worker confidence levels among all industry sectors, overall confidence of accounting and finance professionals declined slightly by 0.8 points in the third quarter of 2013.
The federal tax law provides relief to victims of natural disasters, but taxpayers generally have to wait until the government works its way through a lengthy process for each specific event. Now, the AICPA has proposed a faster solution.
Welcome to our first installment of "Bramwell's Lunch Beat." Each weekday around lunchtime, I'll provide you, the accounting and finance professional, with some bite-sized summaries and links to news articles that may be of interest.
Some are wondering if federal agencies are seizing private assets on flimsy evidence to beef up their budgets. In 1985, about $27 million assets were seized. That's no small amount, but leap forward to 2012, when the amount skyrocketed to $4 billion.
Telling clients you appreciate them goes a long way in building loyalty. Follow these gift-giving tips for the holidays or during busy season and make all of your client meetings a little more rewarding.
Over the last year or so, the Marketplace Fairness Act has gotten a lot of coverage. Although the act passed in the Senate, the House of Representatives hasn’t yet voted on its passage, and in some circles, there’s concern it won’t pass.
Which isn’t completely true. I mean, occasionally I drop by when I manage to sneak out of the nonstop frat party over at Going Concern, but I’m mostly a wallflower over there. I’m happy to say that I’ve been given express permission (or explicit orders, if you like) to wander over here to AccountingWEB more often.
Why is that, you might ask? My job is to replace the irreplaceable Gail Perry as Editor-in-Chief. What does that mean? I don’t really know! I think it’ll be fun getting a feel for things, throwing in my own thoughts here and there, and listening to the discussions you’re having about the accounting profession.