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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Does New House Bill Sound the Death Knell for Estate Tax?

House GOP tax writers want to put the kibosh on the "death tax." But the bill stands little chance of becoming law.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Week Ahead – FASB to Discuss Possible Revenue Rule Delay

The menu features specials on lawmakers look at consumption tax, IRS technical guidance from last week, and more.

Medical-Care Deductions for Meals and Lodgings: What Your Clients Should Know

The IRS offers relief to those staying out of town to receive outpatient treatment at a hospital or similar facility.

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

Big 4 taking on law firms, experts discuss end of tax returns in UK, 13 small business website mistakes, and more.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: SEC Member Not Convinced of Dropping GAAP for IFRS

The menu features specials on why taxes are taking longer to do, IRS calls off possible temporary shutdown, and more.

Charitable Deductions: If You Don’t Prove 'Em, You’ll Lose 'Em

When it comes to claiming charitable deductions on a 2014 federal income tax return, good recordkeeping is essential.


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