Articles by Jason Bramwell

Tax

Bramwell's Lunch Beat: The Fixes Are in for FATCA

Here are “Bramwell’s Lunch Beat” menu items for February 21.
A&A

FASB Backs Variable Interest Entity GAAP Alternative

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) on February 19 green-lighted an accounting alternative that would exempt many private companies from applying variable interest entity guidance to lessor companies under common-control leasing arrangements if certain conditions are met.
Tax

Identity Theft Tops IRS ‘Dirty Dozen’ List of Scams for 2014

For the third straight year, identity theft heads the IRS’s list of the top twelve scams taxpayers should be wary of during tax season.
Tax

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Mt. Rushmore of Tax Professors

Here are “Bramwell’s Lunch Beat” menu items for February 19.
Practice

ParenteBeard Adds 26 Employees in Recent Acquisition of Invotex

Philadelphia-based CPA and business consulting firm ParenteBeard LLC will open a new office in Baltimore after acquiring specialized consulting business Invotex. As part of the deal, twenty-six Invotex employees, including four partners, will join ParenteBeard, which now has nineteen offices in the United States.
Tax

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Mr. Wyden, Tell Us What You Really Think About the US Tax Code

Here are “Bramwell’s Lunch Beat” menu items for February 18.
Tax

2014 Tax-Filing Season Off to a Roaring Start

From January 31 – the opening day of the 2014 tax-filing season – until February 7, the IRS received 27.3 million income tax returns, up 2.5 percent from the 26.9 million returns it collected around the same time last year, the agency reported today.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Why CPAs Are Still Loved by Health Care CFOs

Here are “Bramwell’s Lunch Beat” menu items for February 14.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Some Voice Concern About FAF Contribution

Here are “Bramwell’s Lunch Beat” menu items for February 13.
Tax

Appeals Court: IRS Lacks Authority to Regulate Preparers

A federal appeals court panel of three judges on February 11 upheld a lower court’s ruling early last year that the IRS does not have the legal right to regulate the estimated 600,000 to 700,000 paid tax return preparers in the United States.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Banks Leery of Proposed Changes to Lease Accounting

Here are “Bramwell’s Lunch Beat” menu items for February 12.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Here Comes the Big Four’s Appeal

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

CIMA and AICPA Plan Global Framework for Management Accountants

The two organizations unveiled a draft comprehensive framework on February 10 designed to help CFOs, CEOs, and boards of directors around the world benchmark and improve their management accounting processes.
Education & Careers

NJSCPA Unveils New Compensation Study

The New Jersey Society of CPAs (NJSCPA) just released its "2013/14 NJSCPA Compensation & Benefits Study of Public Accounting Firms in New Jersey." Not limited to just salary, the report also covers such topics as incentive plans, health insurance, and training/development.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: China Has ‘State Secrets’ It Is Not Willing to Share

Here are “Bramwell’s Lunch Beat” menu items for February 10.
Education & Careers

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Accounting Jobs Cut by 25,000 in January?!

Here are “Bramwell’s Lunch Beat” menu items for February 7.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: PCAOB's Push for Auditor Rotation Fizzles Out

Here are “Bramwell’s Lunch Beat” menu items for February 6.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Chinese Firms’ Plan B

Here are “Bramwell’s Lunch Beat” menu items for February 5.
Tax

Report: IRS Criminal Prosecutions Up 23.4% under Obama

A new report from Syracuse University found that the number of referrals for criminal prosecution by the IRS has risen by nearly a quarter under the Obama administration compared to George W. Bush’s years in the White House.
Tax

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Orrin Hatch is Outraged Over IRS Employee Bonuses

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

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