Content by Jason Bramwell

on 03/18/14
And down the stretch they come!No, it’s not the thoroughbreds charging toward the finish line in the Kentucky Derby, but the millions of US taxpayers who have yet to file their...
on 03/18/14
IPO accounting and legal fees: 2013 updateAn analysis of accounting and legal fees disclosed by initial public offering (IPO) companies shows that these fees have increased...
on 03/17/14
A House committee bill that would require the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to exempt public companies with annual revenues under $250 million from filing their financial statements in...
on 03/17/14
Why America has two debt ceilingsWhen Congress and President Obama agreed on February 15 to suspend the federal government’s debt limit through March 2015, the suspension...
on 03/14/14
Revenue accounting could hit loans, bonusesWith the new accounting guidelines for revenue recognition expected to be issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the...
on 03/13/14
Each tax-filing season poses different challenges for small business owners – from understanding the new tax laws and regulations to preparing new forms and disclosures.But according to Kevin...
on 03/13/14
Ex-Grant Thornton partner gets 4-1/2 years for $4 million theftCraig Haber, a partner at Grant Thornton from 1993 to 2012, was sentenced to four-and-a-half years in prison on...
on 03/12/14
A new online pension implementation toolkit from the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) supplies preparers, auditors, and users of state and local governmental financial reports with...
on 03/12/14
State corporate income taxes edge higher, some states stand outEmily Chasan, senior editor for the Wall Street Journal’s CFO Journal, reported yesterday that state...
on 03/11/14
Business tax executives seem to agree with a majority of congressional lawmakers that tax reform is unlikely to happen this year.According to the 2014 Tax Policy Forecast Survey, which was...
on 03/11/14
A top accounting guru’s compelling new measure for profitabilityA big challenge for investors is piercing management's feel-good, “it's all great if you leave out...
on 03/10/14
The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) said on Monday it will reach out to stakeholders about an accounting standard on fair value measurements, after a recent review of the standard noted...
on 03/10/14
Camp to Obama: Let’s talkHouse Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) said on March 6 there are some areas in his proposal to overhaul the tax code where he thinks...
on 03/07/14
Accounting’s Big Data problemReality is swiftly outpacing the ability of accountants to gauge Big Data. In an article for CFO, David M. Katz asked, “What needs...
on 03/06/14
There is increased optimism about the US economy among business executives, as more are anticipating modest growth in recruitment, staff training, and targeted capital spending in the next year,...
on 03/06/14
Outsourcing loses its luster for US tech companiesEmily Chasan, senior editor of the Wall Street Journal’s CFO Journal, reported today that technology companies in the...
on 03/05/14
A proposed fiscal year 2015 budget released by President Obama yesterday would provide the IRS with $12 billion in base funding, up 6.3 percent over the 2014 enacted level.The budget would also allot...
on 03/05/14
High-risk gamble of tax reformChristopher Smith, a former chief of staff for the House Ways and Means Committee and at the US Treasury Department, gave his take today on the tax...
on 03/04/14
On July 8, 2009, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) added a disclosure framework project to its technical agenda with the goal of establishing an overarching framework that is intended...
on 03/04/14
Obama budget would expand low-income tax breakPresident Obama will release his annual budget today, and among his proposals is expanding a longstanding tax break to...

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