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.
The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) concluded in a recent report that the IRS needs to step up its tracking efforts to eliminate weaknesses in the security of systems involving taxpayer data.
A collective of corporate governance and policy leaders is advocating that audit committees of public companies strengthen their public disclosures to more effectively convey key elements of their critical work to investors and stakeholders.
The high-profile committee investigating the Tea Party scandal engulfing the IRS is continuing its efforts to find a "smoking gun." But Treasury officials aren't moving as fast as some Republicans would like.
The John L. Carey Scholarship is a one-year, $5,000 scholarship specifically designed to assist students who have decided to make the transition from liberal arts and other nontraditional business backgrounds to pursue graduate accounting degrees and become CPAs.
Max Baucus released a series of comprehensive tax reform proposals over a three-day span. Specifically, the three drafts cover a restructuring of the international tax system, tax administration and fraud prevention techniques, and cost recovery deductions.
You might think there's nothing new to learn about onboarding, but you'd be wrong. Onboarding is currently one of the most important business strategies, and many companies are still trying to perfect the process.
It's been revealed that the supervisor in the Cincinnati office accused of wrongdoings by Lois Lerner, former head of the IRS Exempt Organizations (EO) division, took umbrage when the finger was pointed her way.
In this exciting presentation Excel expert David H. Ringstrom, CPA shares dozens of tricks that he uses to fly through Excel every day. Remember, either you work Excel, or it works you!
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The FAF finalized a new policy on November 19 that provides the GASB with direction on what information it may incorporate into the financial accounting and reporting concepts, standards, and guidance that it issues state and local governments.
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.