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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: More Public Companies Adopting 2013 COSO Framework

The menu features specials on it is good to be a tax boss in Congress, IRS issues new technical guidance, and more.
Tax

The ABCs of the Alternative Minimum Tax: Strategies for Your Clients

It’s never too early to advise your clients on maneuvers that can be used to sidestep the somewhat tricky AMT rules.

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

Career questions for the PCAOB, the six most common referral mistakes, advice on how to buy a business, and more.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: No Surprise – House Votes to Eliminate Estate Tax

The menu features specials on FASB issues two new standards, House passes state sales tax break, and more.
Community News

Greetings and Vision Statement From the Editor

AWEB’s new managing editor, Seth Fineberg, issues a welcome and shares his vision for the future of the site – and how you play a key part in that vision.
Practice

Could Sherlock Holmes Be Successful as a CPA?

The character of Sherlock Holmes has an enduring legacy – on stage, TV, and in print. But would he be a successful addition to your accounting firm?
Practice

Post-Busy Season Quiz: What Would You Do Differently?

What are your prescriptions for making things better? Cast your vote in our productivity quiz, and we'll remind you about these resolutions next year.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Ernst & Young Settles with NY Over Lehman Brothers Collapse

The menu features specials on advisers go back to school for taxes, House estate tax repeal vote expected today, and more.
Practice

Experts Weigh in on How HR Can Be Done Right

CEOs and CFOs struggle with whether or not to outsource HR work, keep it in-house, or do both. Three HR professionals offer some sage advice.
Tax

AICPA Recommends 10 Tax Reform Provisions Related to Disaster Assistance

Letter urges Congress to provide permanent tax relief to those living or operating a business in a disaster area.
Tax

Senator Orrin Hatch to IRS: Let’s Get Fiscal!

In a letter to IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, Hatch criticized the IRS for “wasteful spending,” including expenditures for a stair-climber and give-away toy items.

AccountingWEB Welcomes Seth Fineberg to the Team!

The new managing editor of AWEB has worked as a business editor and journalist for nearly 25 years, including covering the accounting profession.
A&A

Clarified Auditing Standards: Assessing Risks of Material Misstatement – Part 1

In this article, learn about the most common risk assessment procedures that are identified in AU-C Section 315.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: It’s Tax Day, So How About Some Freebies?

The menu features specials on estate tax repeal veto threat, GOP chairmen seek biz's input on tax reform, and more.
Technology

QuickBooks Blunders, Part 1: Tales of Reconciliation Nightmares

Here is how to spot the most common signs of trouble when working with clients or working on your own in QuickBooks.
Tax

California and Colorado Are the Worst States for IRS Audits: Study

Report by TaxAudit.com reveals where taxpayers are most likely to be audited by either the IRS or by their state.
Practice

Study: Finance Chiefs Are Not Satisfied with Annual Budgeting Process

Many organizations lack the resources to shift toward higher-value budget planning and analysis, report finds.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: An Examination of the Biggest US Tax Breaks

The menu features specials on finance teams’ costs shrinking, what millennials want in a financial advisor, and more.
Tax

April Showers Bring More Criminal Prosecutions by the IRS

An analysis of government data shows that many IRS prosecutions are timed to coincide with tax-filing season.
A&A

Accounting Standard-Setters Issue Their 2015 Strategic Plan

The document, released on April 9, sets out the long-range vision and mission of the FAF, the FASB, and the GASB.

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