Content by Jason Bramwell

on 10/08/14
PricewaterhouseCoopers revenue grows 6.1%Michael Rapoport of the Wall Street Journal reported that PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) announced on Tuesday that its global revenue...
on 10/07/14
Although decreasing, the number of audit deficiencies attributed to fair value measurement and impairment engagements continues to be significant, according to the results of a new survey from...
on 10/07/14
Amazon Luxembourg deal under fire as EU expands tax probeGaspard Sebag of Bloomberg reported on Tuesday that Amazon.com Inc. faces an in-depth European Union (EU) probe into...
on 10/06/14
2013 marked the third consecutive year CPA firms in the United States saw a spike in annual revenues, according to the latest national practice management benchmarking survey by The Rosenberg...
on 10/06/14
London has mansion-tax lesson for New YorkJosh Barbanel of the Wall Street Journal wrote on Friday that a fear of annual mansion taxes on the wealthy, many of them...
on 10/03/14
Starting salaries for US accounting and finance professionals continue to trend upward.For the industry as a whole, starting salaries for accounting and finance positions in the United States are...
on 10/03/14
One national body for Canada’s accounting professionOct. 1 was a historic day for the Canadian accounting profession, as more than 190,000 members are now represented by a...
on 10/02/14
A new survey released on Thursday by the Financial Executives Research Foundation (FERF) found that public companies paid an average of $7.1 million in audit fees last year, an increase of 4.5...
on 10/02/14
British financial watchdog to investigate Tesco accounting scandalBritain’s financial watchdog, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), has launched a full investigation into...
on 10/01/14
2014 has marked the fifth consecutive year in which the percentage of US-based internal auditors who earned bigger paychecks increased, according to a new study from the Institute of Internal...
on 10/01/14
A new survey from online accounting software provider Xero found that nearly 90 percent of small businesses are forecasting an increase in revenues next year, while 21 percent are expecting growth of...
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....

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