Accounting firms have until the end of the month to participate in the First Annual Accounting Firm Operations and Technology Survey, which gauges what types of technology accounting professionals are using in their practices.
The IRS has made significant strides in expanding its virtual environment, but more attention is needed to ensure its virtual server configurations are secure, according to a report released by the TIGTA.
In commemoration of the fortieth anniversary of the FASB, the FAF unveiled a new section of its website that features audio, transcripts, and photos from the FASB@40 Conference that was held September 12.
A recent study of lateral hiring trends in the accounting industry by Koltin Consulting Group found that firms are spending money for recruiting "heavyweight" partners away from their competitors as a way of accelerating growth.
Chicago lawyer Gary J. Stern designed at least three tax-fraud schemes that helped hundreds of customers falsely claim over $16 million in improper tax credits and avoid paying income tax on at least $3.4 million.
According to a recent survey from the Audit Executive Center of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), internal audit departments are putting a greater focus on compliance risks and less emphasis on SOX.
In response to a lawsuit initiated by Tax Analysts, a nonprofit publisher of tax information and expert analysis, the IRS has released almost 3,000 pages of training materials used by its EO division, most of them dating from 2012.
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.