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Understanding How to Use Circular References in Microsoft Excel

This technique may look like it defies the laws of logic, but in reality, it's a powerful tool with many uses.

2015 US GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy Adopted by the SEC

The taxonomy, proposed by the FASB, contains updates for accounting standards and other recommended improvements.

Survey: Internal Auditors Making Strides on Addressing Cybersecurity Risks

According to a new Protiviti study, cybersecurity evaluation is included in 53% of current corporate audit plans.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Tax Executives Have Little Hope for Reform in 2015

The menu features specials on IIA and Auditing Roundtable to merge, Rubio tax plan would spur economic growth, and more.
Education & Careers

8 Lessons You and Your Clients Learn by Watching Downton Abbey

It's no joke: your Baby Boomer clients learn financial lessons from the show that are applicable a century later.

The Affordable Care Act: What Tax Practitioners Have to Know

The ACA is a tax challenge—know the details and exemptions to smooth the way for your clients.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: US Businesses Slow to Put Women in Leadership Roles

The menu features specials on Intuit contacted by DOJ and FTC, recap of last week’s IRS technical guidance, and more.

The 5 Key Tips to Resolve Your Love/Hate Affair with QuickBooks

Accountants often say they have a love-hate relationship with the popular program; here are tips for smoothing the way.
Education & Careers

Busy Season Quiz for Accountants: Rate Our Efficiency Tips

To help you get through the rest of the season, we've compiled an interactive list. Cast your vote for the best!

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: FASB Proposes Update to Nonprofit Financial Reporting Rules

The menu features specials on US losing tax money on foreign takeovers, ex-IRS chief running for president, and more.

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

A board game for CPAs, why entrepreneurs change accountants, audit work in India, and the return of "The Pitch."

How to Work Around IRS Rules with Subtlety and Slyness

You think the IRS commuting rule is etched in stone? A pair of taxpayers created a loophole—and the court agreed.

G2 Crowd Identifies the Top Expense Management Tools Based on User Reviews

Certify and Concur earned “Leader” status based on a combination of user satisfaction scores and market presence data.

Robo-Audit: The IRS Finds a New Way to Check Tax Returns

However, by taking a few simple steps taxpayers and their preparers can avoid IRS inquiries.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: The 3 Areas with the Highest Audit Inspection Deficiencies

The menu features specials on finance execs optimistic about growth, justices hear arguments in ACA case, and more.

Letters, We Get Lots and Lots of Letters…From the Internal Revenue Service

The IRS doesn't just write to taxpayers—it writes to tax preparers. And you better pay attention.

Clarified Auditing Standards: Fraud in a Financial Statement Audit—Part 2

The identification and assessment of risks of material misstatement due to fraud, and other important topics.

30 Master’s Degree Programs for Accounting Students That Cost Under $25,500

Weber State University in Utah had the lowest cost at $18,486, according to a new study by Accounting Degree Review.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Big Companies Still Using Old Internal-Control Guidelines

The menu features specials on Xero delays US stock listing, IRS delaying refunds for many ACA enrollees, and more.

Don’t Miss These 5 Useful Federal Tax Credits for Small Businesses

Small family-owned businesses and start-ups may not be aware of the credits available to them.


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