by Jason Bramwell on Jun 13, 2014
The menu for June 13 features specials on House passing more business tax breaks, Eric Cantor defeat may stall offshore tax holiday proposal, protests over Walgreens’ possible reincorporation in Switzerland, and more.
by Jason Bramwell on Jun 12, 2014
New guidance issued by the standard-setting board on Thursday changes the accounting for repurchase-to-maturity transactions and repurchase financings, and adds two new disclosure requirements.
by Jason Bramwell on Jun 12, 2014
The menu for June 12 features specials on no evidence found that Phil Mickelson traded Clorox shares, EY and Grant Thornton get reprimanded by PCAOB, FBI returns database with taxpayer info, and more.
by Jason Bramwell on Jun 11, 2014
The menu for June 11 features specials on European Union investigates tax breaks for multinationals, Wall Street loses an ally in Eric Cantor, IRS issues ruling on hedge fund fees, and more.
by Jason Bramwell on Jun 10, 2014
New guidance issued on Tuesday reduces the overall cost and complexity associated with financial reporting for development stage entities, without lessening the availability of relevant information.
by Jason Bramwell on Jun 10, 2014
The new guidance adopted on Tuesday focuses on related-party transactions, significant unusual transactions, and a company’s financial relationships and transactions with its executive officers – key factors in many financial reporting frauds.
by Stephen DelVecchia on Jun 10, 2014
The financial labor force has changed, and now adaptable accountants can make a solid career by working as long-term temps, lowering job risk without sacrificing career growth or pay. "Temporary" may be the new name of the game.
by Jason Bramwell on Jun 10, 2014
The menu for June 10 features specials on House GOP alleges IRS data dump was illegal, Senate lawmakers squabble over use of repatriated tax holiday, ex-BDO vice chairmen get jail time over tax scheme, and more.
by Bryce Sanders on Jun 10, 2014
Accountants are always welcome members on the boards of nonprofits, and it's a chance to mix some business development with good works. But a soft-sell is essential.
by Jason Bramwell on Jun 09, 2014
Salaries for finance leaders in private and public companies in 2014 have increased 3.3 percent and 3.4 percent, respectively, according to a new survey released by Grant Thornton and the Financial Executives Research Foundation.
by Jason Bramwell on Jun 09, 2014
The menu for June 9 features specials on accountants and artwork, Israeli bank to pay US $289 million in tax-evasion deal, Illinois Tool and IRS to battle in US Tax Court, and more.
by Richard Koreto on Jun 09, 2014
Although the venerable accounting technology giant is onboard with the cloud, it advises firms to give a lot of thought and to take care of the details before making the move.
by Jason Bramwell on Jun 06, 2014
The menu for June 6 features specials on Senate tax writers slate summer hearings on tax reform, more larger companies turning to smaller audit firms, Tax Foundation refutes report on corporate taxes, and more.
by Richard Koreto on Jun 06, 2014
Email seems to take up a lot of your day—but do you know how much? There's a service that will time you, so you can see how much time you and your staff are spending (or wasting) on Outlook.
by Jason Bramwell on Jun 05, 2014
The number of CPAs and financial executives who are optimistic about the US economy has surpassed the 50 percent mark for the first time since the recession, according to a new AICPA survey released on Thursday.


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