Content by Jason Bramwell

on 10/01/14
Drug patents held overseas can pare makers’ tax billsAs the Obama administration tries to stop companies from avoiding taxes by moving their headquarters overseas, the makers...
on 09/30/14
Starting in October, the IRS will send warning letters to tax return preparers who appear not to be complying with Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) due diligence requirements.Section 6695(g) of the...
on 09/30/14
BKD LLP adds Illinois accounting firm Wolf & Co.Springfield, Missouri-based CPA and advisory firm BKD LLP and Chicago-based accounting firm Wolf & Co. have agreed to merge,...
on 09/29/14
A new government report on Monday found that the IRS may not be completing the required research steps in collecting delinquent taxes before considering the cases “not collectible.”The...
on 09/29/14
A new report from global consulting and outsourcing company Accenture PLC found that internal complexity is the most significant challenge CFOs of large companies are currently encountering.The top...
on 09/29/14
Ernst & Young fiscal-year revenue rises 6% to $27.4 billionMichael Rapoport of the Wall Street Journal reported late Thursday that Ernst & Young's (EY) global...
on 09/26/14
TIGTA recommends improvements to selection of problematic paid preparers for further enforcement actionsThe IRS could improve its selection of problematic paid tax return preparers...
on 09/25/14
AICPA expresses concerns to IRS about electronic signature standards for “remote transactions”In a Sept. 24 letter to the IRS, the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA)...
on 09/24/14
A new report from financial services consulting firm Mercer LLC found that the median total direct compensation for CFOs at S&P 500 companies increased by 7 percent last year to $3.13 million....
on 09/24/14
Scammers posing as the IRS are trying to solicit foreign financial institutions for account-holder identity and financial account information under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), the...
on 09/24/14
SASB issues provisional sustainability accounting standards for transportation industriesThe Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization...
on 09/23/14
CFOs and management accountants are playing an ever-increasing role in supporting the adoption of natural capital accounting in their organizations, according to a recent report.Natural capital...
on 09/23/14
Tesco says it overstated profit forecastStanley Reed of the New York Times reported that Tesco, the large British grocery retailer, disclosed on Monday that it had...
on 09/22/14
The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) on Monday reminded auditors that they should continue adhering to the board’s existing standards when considering an organization’s...
on 09/22/14
The IRS has announced the special per diem rates for 2014-15 that taxpayers can use for substantiating the amount of ordinary and necessary business expenses incurred while traveling away from home....
on 09/22/14
Exclusive: Lois Lerner breaks silenceIn her first press interview since the IRS Tea Party targeting scandal broke 16 months ago, ex-agency official Lois Lerner told Politico...
on 09/19/14
Boehner addresses GOP priorities ahead of midterm electionsHouse Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) on Thursday delivered what amounted to closing arguments ahead of the November elections...
on 09/18/14
Former DOJ Tax Division head Kathryn Keneally joining DLA Piper in New YorkGlobal law firm DLA Piper announced on Thursday that Kathryn Keneally, the former head of the US Justice...
on 09/17/14
OECD calls for coordinated fight against corporate tax avoidanceDavid Jolly of the New York Times reported that dozens of countries with the...
on 09/16/14
AgFeed agrees to pay $18 million to settle SEC accounting fraud caseMichael Rapoport of the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday that AgFeed...

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