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We know quite a few accountants who are movie buffs. William Brighenti, a CPA in Connecticut (and also on the AccountingWEB Bloggers Crew) is a film fan, as is Gail Perry, CPA and AccountingWEB’s Editor-in-Chief. Perhaps you’ll be in a movie theater or two this time of year. What movies do accountants like? Take a look here and enter your choice!

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Ernst & Young charged with civil fraud for role in Lehman collapse
The New York Attorney General has filed a lawsuit against Ernst & Young, accusing the firm of helping Lehman Brothers hide its financial weakness from investors from 2001 until the investment bank collapsed in 2008. Read More >>
Here a loophole, there a loophole
Most of the richest Americans who populate the annual Forbes 400 list gained their wealth by owning founders' stock. Allowing favorable tax treatment on this stock might be costing taxpayers by $100 billion a year, or $1 trillion over ten years. Read More >>
Survey: Executives face greater job demands today than five years ago
More than 80 percent of chief financial officers recently interviewed said they believe it’s more difficult to be a company leader today than it was five years ago. Read More >>
CPAs might meet experience requirement by working in industry
Michigan became the latest state to accept industry experience for original CPA certification, leaving New Hampshire, Wyoming, and the U.S. Virgin Islands as jurisdictions that still do not accept industry experience. Read More >>
Career resolutions and tips for keeping them
Heading into 2011, workers everywhere may be setting and re-evaluating their career goals, but how many of these resolutions will survive past February? Read More >>
Does tax court jurisdiction extend to U.S. Virgin Islands?
Generally, a U.S. citizen or resident who has income from sources within the U.S. Virgin Islands or income effectively connected with a trade or business in the U.S. Virgin Islands is required to file an income tax return with both the United States and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Read More >>
How accounting firms can make 2011 better than 2010
Your company can position itself for further growth and prosperity in 2011. Strong or weak economy, it doesn’t matter. But in a weak economy, the services of an accounting firm are needed more than ever. Read More >>
Nicolas Cage: A tale of multiple foreclosures
Think you have issues with the IRS? Consider Nicolas Cage. By the latest count, he owes Uncle Sam approximately $14 million in back taxes relating to income from 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2007. Read More >>
Company announcements: Week of December 20
Following is the latest roundup of community news for the week of December 20, 2010. Read More >>
Why do we just make resolutions at New Year?
Being in business can be tough even at the best of times. All businesses are the same: a series of ideas and opportunities to pursue and problems to solve. When things are bad it means the problems outweigh the opportunities. Read More >>
Ghosts of time management past
Time management is an issue all year round, but especially during the festive season. Yes, it's that old chestnut again, and it's not the only old chestnut I'll roast because when better than Christmas to roast chestnuts? And, when better to test your supposed time management skills? Read More >>
Mojo: How to get it, how to keep it, how to get it back if you lose it
What is mojo? Mojo is the moment when we do something that's purposeful, powerful, and positive, and the rest of the world recognizes it. This book is about that moment and how we can create it in our lives, maintain it, and recapture it when we need it. Read More >>
How to plan an audit during fieldwork and get away with it
While we know starting an engagement without proper planning will cost us, sometimes we have to do it. Here is one approach to staying alive for the in-charge accountant when it happens. Read More >>
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