Articles by Jason Bramwell

Tax

5 Tax Advantages for Small Businesses This Filing Season

There are a myriad of tax benefits and deductions available to small businesses this filing season. Two tax partners with BDO USA LLP shed light on five in particular that business owners should consider.
Practice

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: BDO Bulks Up Through Acquisitions

Here are “Bramwell’s Lunch Beat” menu items for March 13.
A&A

New GASB Toolkit Provides Resources on Pensions

A new online pension implementation toolkit from the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) supplies preparers, auditors, and users of state and local governmental financial reports with numerous resources on pension accounting and financial reporting standards.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: AgFeed Was Living High Off the Hog

Here are “Bramwell’s Lunch Beat” menu items for March 12.
Tax

Survey: Tax Reform Strikes Out in 2014

All 129 business tax executives surveyed recently by law firm Miller & Chevalier and the National Foreign Trade Council believe tax reform is unlikely this year. However, 77 percent think the package of tax breaks that expired at the end of 2013 will be extended by Congress.
Practice

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: The Cost of Paying by Check

Here are “Bramwell’s Lunch Beat” menu items for March 11.
A&A

FASB Intends to Talk to Stakeholders About Fair Value Standard

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) said on Monday it will reach out to stakeholders about an accounting standard on fair value measurements, after a recent review of the standard noted that some investors found certain aspects of it challenging.
Tax

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Koskinen’s 15-Second Decision

Here are “Bramwell’s Lunch Beat” menu items for March 10.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Bad Day for Ex-Dewey & LeBoeuf Executives

Here are “Bramwell’s Lunch Beat” menu items for March 7.
Practice

Economic Forecast Seems Sunnier for CPAs and Executives

There is increased optimism about the US economy among business executives, as more are anticipating modest growth in recruitment, staff training, and targeted capital spending in the next year, according to results of a new survey released today by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA).
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: The Risks and Rewards of Interest Rate Swap Standard

Here are “Bramwell’s Lunch Beat” menu items for March 6.
Tax

IRS Would Receive More Funding in Obama’s 2015 Budget

A proposed fiscal year 2015 budget released by President Obama yesterday would provide the IRS with $12 billion in base funding, up 6.3 percent over the 2014 enacted level. The budget would also allot $165 million to improve IRS customer service.
Tax

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Lois Pleads the Fifth at Hearing

Here are “Bramwell’s Lunch Beat” menu items for March 5.
A&A

FASB Unveils Draft Disclosure Framework

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) on Tuesday issued an exposure draft on its proposed disclosure framework, which addresses the standard-setting organization’s process for identifying relevant information and the limits on information that should be included in notes to financial statements.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Is Consulting Hurting Audit Quality?

Here are “Bramwell’s Lunch Beat” menu items for March 4.
Tax

Tax Returns Keep Rolling In to the IRS

The IRS noted last Thursday that, as of February 21, it has received nearly 49.6 million individual income tax returns – about one-third of the amount the nation’s tax-collection agency projected before the start of the 2014 filing season on January 31.
A&A

New GAAP Hierarchy for State and Local Governments Urged by the GASB

A proposal made by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) last week would give state and local governments new guidance to follow under US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) when preparing financial statements.
Tax

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Will IRS Pare Back 501(c)(4) Rules?

Here are “Bramwell’s Lunch Beat” menu items for March 3.
A&A

PCAOB to Hold Forum on Possible Changes to Auditor’s Report

The meeting, which will be held April 2 and 3 in Washington, DC, is intended to give the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) an opportunity to hear feedback on its proposal to enhance the auditor's reporting model from panelists, including investors, senior executives and audit committee chairs of major corporations, and representatives from audit firms.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: SEC Employees Are Really Good at Stock Trading

Here are “Bramwell’s Lunch Beat” menu items for February 28.

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