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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: New University Study Makes Case for Audit Transparency

The menu features specials on Ohio suit claims Obamacare tax is illegal, SEC court process scrutinized, and more.

Five Performance Steps to Make Your Firm Super Bowl-Tough

Take some tips for improving your firm from some football winners. Instill gridiron toughness in your office.

Clarified Auditing Standards: Audit Documentation (Redrafted)

It's all about knowing what the auditor did, what the auditor found and what the auditor did about what was found.

The 5 Things You Need to Know about Taxes and Domestic Employees

Whether your clients have a nanny or a 'Downton Abbey' staff, here are the rules to know to avoid serious penalties.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: CFOs Say Miami Has the Most Innovative Professionals

The menu features specials on Tesco to beef up its finance function, 2nd ex-PwC’er charged in Lux tax leaks, and more.

The Tax Court Shows 'Some' Leniency on Lost Records—But Don't Push It

Usually, if tax records are lost, they're lost. But the Tax Court may give you a break if the fault wasn't yours.

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

Can a seasonal position turn into a fulltime job, taking care of yourself during tax season, and more.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Risk from Digital Marketing Has Internal Auditors’ Attention

The menu features specials on IFAC identifies top challenges for SMPs, egg donor loses case against IRS, and more.

Use Excel to File Your 2014 Form 1040 and Related Schedules

Another step in our quest to show that there is no problem that can't be solved by a well-designed spreadsheet.

The Two Kinds of Clients You Want to Bring with You to the Cloud

When moving reluctant clients to the cloud, the barriers can be more psychological than technological.
Education & Careers

Think Again: Accounting Resumes with Gaps May Not Be Bad News

Both job seekers and employers dread the occasional resume gap—what happened here? Both groups need to lighten up.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Lew Remains Optimistic about Business Tax Reform Deal

The menu features specials on S&P to pay $77 million in civil settlement, TIGTA again warns of phone fraud scam, and more.

The 10 Guidelines You Need to Know about Form W-2 vs. Form 1099

The contractor vs. employee issues are complex; the temptation to finagle is strong; the penalties are huge.

New Survey Reveals Top Concerns for Accountants in 2015

What are you focusing on in the coming year—and does it match what other accounting firms are concerned about?

CPAs Can Perform Audit Engagements in the Cloud with AuditFile

Real-time dashboards, streamlined workflows, and 24/7 access to data from any device are key features of new tool.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: SEC Accounting Fraud Cases Surged Last Fiscal Year

The menu features specials on CEOs less optimistic about global economy, Sen. Hatch rips Obama’s tax plan, and more.

The Twisty Rules of Using Marriage or Divorce as a Tax Shelter

Everyone knows about the 'marriage penalty,' but strange things happen when you play wedding games with the IRS.

Embrace a New Role: The Accountant as Charity Fundraiser

It can be scary to get started, but it will bring you into a new world of good works—and good connections.

4 Tips on How Companies Can Close the Tax Department’s Technology Gap

Give your tax leaders the chance to offer their insights during the software selection and implementation process.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: The Tax Plan Obama’s Going to Unveil Later Tonight

The menu features specials on finance execs worried about reg mandates, Grant Thornton sees revenue growth, and more.


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