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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.
Education & Careers

Three Ways to Keep Your Best Employees from Leaving Your Firm

This is the season when you appreciate having a loyal staff. Here are some tips on keeping them loyal.

During Tax Season, Post Office Deadlines Can Mean Everything

Revenue recognition can also be a tax issue: in what year did you really receive that money?

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

What are the best perks offered by the Big 4, a query on CPA exam difficulty, and more.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: And the 16th Best Job of 2015 Is … Accountant!

The menu features specials on IRS Free File opens today, Rep. Paul Ryan said House won’t pass gas tax hike, and more.

Introvert or Extrovert: Making the Most Out of Who You Are as a Leader

Don’t discount the office introverts; they can be just as effective as leaders as their extrovert colleagues.

Expert Shares Key Insights into Small-Business Tax Filing

Small businesses need help this time of year with their filing needs—and accountants are positioned to step in.

The 2015 Tax Season Is Going to Suck, According to the Taxpayer Advocate

Essentially, taxpayers can expect the worst level of service in more than a decade. Here are the reasons why.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: New AICPA Finance Index Finds Satisfaction with Economy

The menu features specials on average tax prep fees go up, House OKs bill to ease some Dodd-Frank rules, and more.

The 8 Ways Accountants Can Throw Off Their Invisibility Cloaks

Yes, it's possible to stand out from the crowd and catch of the eye of the desirable clients.

Clarified Auditing Standards: Working with Those Charged with Governance

When it comes to financial statement audits, communication is key—and the rules are extensive.

Know the Twists and Turns Involving Charitable IRA Rollovers

If you donated IRA funds to a charity last year, make sure you account for it correctly this tax season.


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