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Clarified Auditing Standards: The Terms of Engagement—Part 2

Some additional significant issues from AU-C Section 210, including a discussion of planning issues.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Tax Refunds Being Used Less for Savings, Debt Reduction

The menu features specials on more US CFOs work abroad to gain experience, SEC advances hedging rule, and more.

Presenting the IRS Dirty Dozen Tax Scams for 2015: Part 2

Part 2 of the latest edition of the worst tax scams—don't even think about frivolous tax arguments.

Referrals for Experts: 3 Advanced Ways to Get New Clients

By using sophisticated techniques, you can get far more referrals than you may have thought possible.

Stepping into the Fray: IRS Tackles the 'Personhood' of a Fetus

The IRS has its rules, and don't think that moral or religious arguments necessarily carry any weight.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Engelbert to Become First Woman to Lead US Big 4 Firm

The menu features specials on AICPA urges Senate to approve tax treaties, new IRS technical guidance, and more.

A Special Message—and Poll—for Our Readers at Tax Season

Take a look at all we have going for you this time of year—and help us choose a new image.

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

Avoiding the CPA Exam traps, PwC defends itself, how to use social media, proper content marketing, and more.

Presenting the IRS Dirty Dozen Tax Scams for 2015: Part 1

The latest edition of the worst tax scams—you may be surprised about what made the list this year.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: IRS Rehired Ex-Workers Who Had Bad Behavior, TIGTA Says

The menu features specials on SEC settles with Chinese Big Four units, Intuit halts state e-filing, and more.

If You Want Millennial Employees, Then Build a Millennial Office

Today's workers have their own ways of working—and they expect their accounting offices to match them.

As Tax Season Rolls Along, IRS Launches New Return Preparer Online Directory

Need help finding a credentialed tax pro to prepare your Form 1040? Well, the IRS has just the tool for you.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: GOP Takes Another Shot at Making Tax Breaks Permanent

The menu features specials on SEC and Chinese Big Four units near settlement, GOP sour on IRS chief, and more.
Education & Careers

Innovation Is the Key Trait Needed to Rise to the Top, Say CFOs

According to a survey, only 31 percent of CFOs said that innovation is a strength of their employees.

Study: Security of Personal Info Top of Mind for Many Americans This Tax Season

Tax-time ID theft once again made the IRS’s “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams. But you don’t have to become a victim.

How to Become the Most Interesting Accountant in Just 6 Steps

Accountants are not boring—but sometimes they need a little help in putting the right foot forward.

Clarified Auditing Standards: Terms of Engagement (AU-C Section 210)

Addressing the auditor's responsibilities in agreeing upon the terms of the audit engagement with management.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: FASB Contemplates Allowing Early Adoption of Rev Rec Rule

The menu features specials on KPMG is new auditor of ARC REITs, Lew makes pitch for business tax reform, and more.

Divorce Versus Annulment: It Makes a Big Difference on Your Tax Return

Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries cared about how they dissolved their marriage. So does the IRS.

How to Create a Work-Life Balance for the Staff at Your Firm

It's not just about being nice to your employees—it's about finding ways to recruit and retain.


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