by Jason Bramwell on Sep 30, 2014
Starting in October, the IRS will send warning letters to tax return preparers who appear not to be complying with the Earned Income Tax Credit due diligence requirements.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 30, 2014
The menu for Sept. 30 features specials on BKD LLP and Wolf & Co. merge, EU reveals details of Ireland/Apple tax probe, Indian citizens can now take the CPA Exam in the Middle East, and more.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 29, 2014
In a report released on Monday, the IRS watchdog found that the tax agency may not be completing the required research steps in collecting delinquent taxes before considering the cases “not collectible.”
by Ken Berry on Sep 29, 2014
The school year is off and running—have your start-up clients launched as well? It may make a big difference in tax status. Know the rules, phase-outs, and timing—and the limits for 2014.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 29, 2014
The menu for Sept. 29 features specials on EY’s fiscal-year revenue up 6 percent, EU criticizes Apple’s tax deals in Ireland, banks cash in on tax trade, Boehner says tax reform “doable” in next two years, and more.
by Daniel Mazzola on Sep 26, 2014
Now is the time for accountants to think about 529 plans. The start of the school year means education is on the minds of all clients with children, and tax prep season is around the corner. There are financial implications you may not be aware of.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 26, 2014
The menu for Sept. 26 features specials on IRS needs to better handle complaints against tax preparers, P&G and Hasbro targets of Mexico tax probe, Brady to challenge Ryan for Ways and Means gavel, and more.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 25, 2014
The menu for Sept. 25 features specials on the AICPA has concerns with IRS e-signature standards, AbbVie-Shire inversion deal still seems likely, “The Situation” indicted on tax fraud charges, and more.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 24, 2014
The tax agency on Wednesday warned foreign financial institutions of a "phishing" scam in which fraudsters posing as the IRS are trying to solicit account-holder identity and financial account information under the new US law.
by Terry Sheridan on Sep 24, 2014
Sen. Booker would remove the NFL's tax-exempt status, but it may not be a touchdown. Still, it's kicked off numerous discussions and press coverage—just in time for football season, too.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 24, 2014
The menu for Sept. 24 features specials on SASB issues new standards for transportation sector, Bill Clinton won’t call inversions “unpatriotic,” Tesco fast-tracks new CFO, CohnReznick and Watkins Meegan to combine, and more.
by Julian Block on Sep 23, 2014
Savvy tax planning is about more than knowing what to write off. Just as essential is knowing when. Choosing one tax year as opposed to another bears directly on how much winds up with the IRS.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 23, 2014
The menu for Sept. 23 features specials on Tesco’s accounting woes, IRS doled out more than $5 billion in tax refunds to fraudsters in 2013, SEC announces largest-ever whistleblower award, and more.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 22, 2014
The IRS has announced the special per diem rates for substantiating certain business expenses taxpayers incur when traveling away from home in 2014 and 2015. The new per diem rates go into effect Oct. 1.
by Ken Guilfoyle on Sep 22, 2014
Because of global expansion, the challenges of sending employees abroad are now worthy of executive-level attention. International assignments come with a host of business implications, and tax is a top consideration.

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