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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: IRS ‘Get Transcript’ Application Gets Hacked

The menu features specials on Deutsche Bank fined for accounting problems, CFOs fret over “Cadillac tax,” and more.
Practice Development

7 Things Potential Clients Want From Your Website

How you use your website can be the key difference maker in attracting new business. Here is what potential clients want to see in your site.

How Your Spouse Can Help Find Future Business

Your “better half” likely knows plenty of people from his or her work and social circles. But make sure your husband or wife can explain what you do.

Payroll Services: Come On In, the Water’s Fine

AccountingWEB is producing a series of guides this spring in order to help firms look into payroll service options, pricing and technicalities.

With Apologies to Dear Amy: Tax Advice for Couples with Marital Problems – Part 1

Not all marriages are made in heaven, and tax-related issues can complicate matters even more. Here are some examples.

Our Friday Wrap-Up: What You May Have Missed This Week

Accountants lack some skills, how not to miss that important business call again, why HR needs the CIO, and more.
Practice Management

Editor's Corner: What Kind of Firm Do You Want to Be?

With Memorial Day weekend upon us the unofficial start of summer is here; time for reflection, decision making and direction for your practice.

Key Things Firms Ignore Every Day but Shouldn’t

Practice and business development guru Michelle Long says there's things every firm ignores but should be a part of their everyday routine.

Clarified Auditing Standards: Materiality in Planning and Performing an Audit – Part 2

This week’s article addresses the practical application of AU-C Section 320, including calculating materiality levels.

How to Say What You Want to Clients Without Being Rude

As a CPA, you act in your clients’ best interests by making recommendations based on what you know at the time. But how can you be direct without being rude?

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: House OKs Bill to Make R&D Tax Credit Permanent

The menu features specials on SEC plans reporting rules for asset managers, CLA says no to credit cards, and more.

‘Cadillac Tax’ is Expected to Drive Up Healthcare Costs, Survey Finds

The excise tax, which goes into effect in 2018, was cited by employers as the top reason costs are expected to rise.

The Great App Hunt Starts Here

John Stokdyk's quest during this trade show season is to track down the companies that are writing apps to run with QuickBooks Online, Xero, and more.

Bill Would Stop Tax Debtors from Leaving the Country

Senate legislation would allow authorities to revoke the passport of any US citizen who, among other things, owes more than $50,000 in unpaid taxes.

QuickBooks Online Now Syncs with PayPal

Intuit has a new app that syncs QuickBooks Online and PayPal, providing the ability to import PayPal sales transactions, fees, discounts, and taxes into QBO.

SOX Compliance is Still a Challenge – and Costly – for Many Companies

New Protiviti report finds overall internal compliance costs topped $1 million for 58% of large companies last fiscal year.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Tax Day Won’t Fall on April 15 Next Year

The menu features specials on SEC chief of staff steps down, Ryan sets sights on tax reform “down payment,” and more.

New Crowdsourced Report Ranks Accounting Software

G2 Crowd has published its latest report which has top satisfaction and user ratings for nine of the most reviewed accounting software platforms on the market.

Proposed Changes to CPE Standards for CPAs Up for Public Comment

Under the proposal from the NASBA and the AICPA, CPE credit would be permitted for nano-learning and blended learning.

Applying Business Basics to Grow a Valuation Practice

Demand for business valuation services continues to grow, creating an opportunity to turn one-time engagements into ongoing valuation commitments.


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