Content by Jason Bramwell

on 03/31/15
Swiss bank BSI to pay $211 million penalty in US tax caseThe US Justice Department said on Monday that BSI SA is the first Swiss bank to successfully navigate a self-reporting...
on 03/30/15
Tax proposals would move US closer to global normLawmakers on both sides of the aisle are finding appeal in an ambitious concept for overhauling the nation’s income tax system...
on 03/27/15
Articles from other Sift Media sites:Going Concern: Big 4 Gunning for Big LawBe afraid, law firms. Be very afraid.Open Items: Timeline of career progression...
on 03/27/15
It’s not just you: It’s really taking longer to do your taxesTax season is supposed to be over on April 15. But among certain groups – especially the wealthy...
on 03/26/15
A decision to adopt a reorganization of US auditing standards is expected to be made early next week by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB).Board members will likely vote on the...
on 03/26/15
Interest rates will remain the same for the calendar quarter beginning on April 1, the IRS recently announced.According to Revenue Ruling 2015-05, the rates for the second quarter of this year will...
on 03/26/15
SASB issues new standards for resource transformation industriesThe Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) on Wednesday issued provisional standards for five industries in...
on 03/25/15
A member of the AccountingWEB UK community, "Tax Student," posted the following question in the Any Answers page of the AWEB UK site earlier today: Got a UK company with a branch in...
on 03/25/15
Survey: Millennials are the most diligent when it comes to filing taxesAccording to a consumer poll of 500 Americans recently conducted by consumer insights firm Instantly,...
on 03/24/15
Watchdog finds IRS cybersecurity still flawedThe IRS has made some progress in enhancing the security of its computer systems but financial and taxpayer data remain “...
on 03/23/15
Better communication and collaboration among internal audit, external audit, and audit committee members in the financial statement auditing process could help avoid potential tensions and result in...
on 03/23/15
Survey: Taxpayers want companies, wealthy to pay their fair share of taxesSix in 10 (64 percent) taxpayers say they are bothered a lot that some corporations do not pay their fair...
on 03/23/15
Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, announced during his budget speech last week that the annual tax return in the United Kingdom is set to be phased out within five years. The...
on 03/20/15
Boards agree to propose additional changes to revenue standardThe Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) voted on...
on 03/20/15
Doing anything fun? Does your firm throw a shindig in the day or days following April 15? Or do you and some colleagues head to the local tavern to toast away another tax season? Tell us your plans.
on 03/19/15
Total compensation and salaries increased in 2014 for management accountants and finance professionals in the United States who have the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) credential, according to...
on 03/19/15
Survey: Slower tax refunds are a fair price to pay for less fraudMore than half of taxpayers would be willing to combat tax fraud by waiting “a little longer” for tax...
on 03/18/15
Deloitte names Ucuzoglu as head of audit practiceBig Four accounting firm Deloitte LLP on Monday named Joseph Ucuzoglu chairman and chief executive of Deloitte & Touche LLP, the...
on 03/17/15
IASB downplays lease accounting rules impact on debt covenantsNew lease accounting rules set to be finalized this year won’t have a dramatic effect on existing debt covenants,...
on 03/16/15
[Note: “Lunch Beat,” or for today, “Brunch Beat,” is being posted earlier than usual because I am traveling. “Lunch Beat” will return at its regular time on...

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