Content by Jason Bramwell

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...
on 09/15/14
Hertz and Icahn make peaceThere won’t be any nasty, protracted proxy battle between Hertz Global Holdings and activist investor Carl Icahn. The rental car chain agreed last...
on 09/12/14
Majority of House of Representatives urges leadership to preserve cash method of accounting for tax purposesA bipartisan majority of the House of Representatives – 233 members...
on 09/11/14
More than 1 million tax payments have been processed so far in 2014 through IRS Direct Pay, a free web-based payment system that debuted earlier this year, the tax agency announced on Wednesday....
on 09/11/14
Munger defends Buffett’s dealCharles Munger defended recent decisions by his business partner, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Chairman Warren Buffett, and predicted that Berkshire...
on 09/10/14
A new Wall Street Journal/NBC poll found that there is broad support among registered voters for Congress to enact legislation that would curb the practice of US companies shifting their...
on 09/10/14
Tax friendly trusts swell under new rulesUS companies are latching onto an obscure real estate provision to avoid corporate taxes, widely adopting a financial maneuver that has been...
on 09/09/14
Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) inspectors are finding “significant audit deficiencies” in the area of revenue, the US audit watchdog stated in a staff audit practice...
on 09/09/14
The 2014 proxy season saw significant growth in audit committee transparency, continuing a recent trend of Fortune 100 companies going beyond the minimum disclosures required, according to a new...
on 09/09/14
Non-IFRS accounting zones dwindle in numberThe United States, China, Egypt, Bolivia, Guinea-Bissau, Macao, and Niger are the only remaining jurisdictions that don’t allow their...
on 09/08/14
According to a new report from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), developing a challenge culture for risk management and...
on 09/08/14
Large public company auditor market shareResearch firm Audit Analytics is often asked which firms audit the larger US public companies, in this case identified as either “large...
on 09/05/14
The average annual salary for US finance and accounting professionals who have the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) credential has gone up slightly over the past year, according to the results...
on 09/05/14
Full appeals court to rehear Obamacare caseJoanne Kenen of Politico reported on Thursday that a lawsuit challenging the core Obamacare health insurance tax subsidies will...
on 09/04/14
Optimism about the US economy continues to grow among CPAs and financial executives, and with that, more companies are expecting to increase hiring in the near future, according to results of a new...
on 09/04/14
Lease accounting changes may trip up bank loansEmily Chasan, senior editor of the Wall Street Journal’s CFO Journal, wrote on Tuesday that US and international...
on 09/03/14
Interest rates will remain the same for the calendar quarter beginning on Oct. 1, the IRS announced on Wednesday.According to Revenue Ruling 2014-23, the rates for the fourth quarter of this year...

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