Content by Jason Bramwell

on 05/13/14
Credit Suisse deal with US authorities could top $2 billion – sourcesKaren Freifeld and Aruna Viswanatha of Reuters reported yesterday that New York state's...
on 05/12/14
Recently published research by three accounting professors found that reports from paid-for stock analysts offer nearly the same relevant information to investors as reports from sell-side firms....
on 05/12/14
AstraZeneca pipeline is lottery in tax-fed Pfizer pursuitNaomi Kresge of Bloomberg wrote today that when Pfizer Inc. CEO Ian Read faces UK lawmakers to justify his proposed...
on 05/09/14
US ready to join six-nation tax allianceRob Taylor of the Wall Street Journal reported today that the United States will likely join China and four other countries in an...
on 05/09/14
Despite a veto threat from the White House earlier this week, the House of Representatives on Friday morning voted 274 to 131 to permanently extend the popular business research and development (R...
on 05/08/14
The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) is planning a reorganization of its auditing standards – and it is asking for the public’s feedback on the proposal.On Wednesday, the...
on 05/08/14
US could lose $3 billion as budget forces fewer tax audits – IRS chiefDuring a hearing yesterday of the House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee, IRS Commissioner John...
on 05/07/14
As expected, the House of Representatives today voted to hold former IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress, almost a year after the nation’s tax-collection agency first acknowledged...
on 05/07/14
Missouri Legislature overrides Nixon’s tax cut vetoIn the most far-reaching move since Republicans took control of the Missouri Legislature 12 years ago, the House mustered the...
on 05/06/14
An article posted yesterday by tax news and analysis website Tax Analysts questions whether the House Ways and Means Committee broke the law when it publicly disclosed confidential taxpayer...
on 05/06/14
Non-GAAP disclosures declineNewly public venture-backed companies are getting more conservative in their use of tailor-made financial indicators that don’t comply with US...
on 05/05/14
The average starting salary for students graduating this year with a business major – including accounting – has declined slightly over the last year, according to the latest salary...
on 05/05/14
At Bank of America, a $4 billion wet blanket on the partyBank of America’s annual shareholder meeting, scheduled for this Wednesday in Charlotte, North Carolina, was expected...
on 05/04/14
2014 and 2015 will be treated as a transition period for foreign banks that have shown “good faith efforts” in complying with the provisions of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (...
on 05/02/14
The House of Representatives is slated to vote next week on a resolution to hold ex-IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) tweeted on Thursday....
on 05/02/14
The tax extenders: Yes, Virginia, they really are tax cutsWashington is in the midst of a partisan debate over whether the move by the House Ways and Means Committee earlier this...
on 05/01/14
The Auditing Standards Board of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) has issued three interpretations intended to assist both plan and employer auditors who are auditing state and local government...
on 05/01/14
Lawmakers push bill to stop IRS bonusesFurious that the IRS handed out more than $1 million in bonuses to employees delinquent on their own taxes, lawmakers on both sides of the...
on 04/30/14
There was not much change in the number of accounting-related securities class-action lawsuits that were filed in 2013 over the previous year, but analysts recently found that accounting case...
on 04/30/14
SEC releases guidance on conflict minerals implementationThe US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) late on Tuesday released guidance on how companies should comply with the...

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