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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Will the IRS Make a Recruitment Pitch to Millennials?

The menu features specials on IRS unanswered phone calls, ACA bumps up tax refunds for some but not all, and more.
A&A

The Top 4 Financial Topics You Should Cover with Your Clients This Tax Season

Accountants should use this time of year to help clients deal with financial issues well beyond paying taxes.
Tax

State Tax Systems Aren’t Helping to Close Income Inequality Gap, Study Finds

The reason? Low- and middle-income earners are taxed at much higher rates than the wealthy, ITEP says in report.
Tax

10 Things You Always Wanted to Know About Late Tax Season Filing

Here is some timely information from the AICPA that you can pass along to habitually late clients and April walk-ins.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Some Filers Affected by Tax Form Error Get Deadline Reprieve

The menu features specials on firm accused of auditor independence violations, new IRS technical guidance, and more.
Tax

Survey: Americans Believe Tax System is in Need of an Overhaul

The top complaint from those polled? That US corporations and the wealthy aren’t paying their fair share of taxes.
Tax

AICPA Makes Suggestions on How Business Income Tax Can be Simplified

A letter sent on March 31 to a Senate Finance Committee Tax Reform Working Group focused on four key issues.
Practice

Why Character Should Matter to Your Firm and to Your Employees

If you act for the right reasons, you receive the right rewards. Here’s a couple examples of why character prevails.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: No Contempt Charges for Ex-IRS Official Lois Lerner

The menu features specials on GOP senators want to nix death tax, Congress just created special tax break, and more.
Technology

The 7 Characters You Can’t Use in Excel Worksheet Tab Names

Also, there is one word that cannot be assigned to an Excel worksheet. Find out what that word is and its backstory.
A&A

FASB Proposes Deferral of Revenue Recognition Standard for One Year

If enacted, US public companies would apply the new rule to annual reporting periods beginning after Dec. 15, 2017.
A&A

Clarified Auditing Standards: Planning an Audit (AU-C 300) – Part 1

Learn about the many preliminary and practical activities that are necessary for effective engagement planning.
Practice

Boost Your Productivity: 8 Time Management Strategies for Accountants

As a CPA, you have a lot on your plate. But create some extra time in your day by making these simple improvements.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: A ‘Taylor Swift Tax’ is Being Proposed in Rhode Island

The menu features specials on WeiserMazars names new CEO, Koskinen says GOP can’t abolish IRS, and more.

UPDATE: April Fools! Men to Watch Awards is Just a Joke

We hope we amused you with our April Fools article, although bringing back the two martini lunch doesn’t really sound too bad, right?
Practice

Why Accountants Are Now the New Trusted (Technology) Advisor

The software-as-a-service revolution is upon us, bringing with it challenges and opportunities for accountants.
Practice

Protect Your Business: Tax Time is a Good Time for a ‘Security Check’

Scammers are out there, but there are steps your company can take to protect its data from being compromised.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: PCAOB Moves Forward with Standards Reorganization

The menu features specials on BSI to pay $211M penalty in US tax case, US individual tax share grows, and more.
Practice

A Guided Tour of QuickBooks Online for Accountants

At first glance, the new QuickBooks Online may look a bit daunting. But take the time to explore its features. Here are some of the more common ones.
Practice

Companies Starting to See a Need for State-by-State Tax Provisioning

Corporations are starting to move from a blended-rate method to a state-by-state approach. But it hasn’t been easy.

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