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on 01/20/15
KPMG: Financial executives express concerns about regulatory mandatesMore than half of corporate finance executives rank future regulatory mandates as their highest compliance...
on 01/16/15
IRS Free File program opens todayThe IRS on Thursday announced the on-time opening of the 2015 tax-filing season. To kick it off, the agency on Friday opened its Free File program...
on 01/15/15
NSA: Tax preparation fee averages $273 for typical individual tax returnsTaxpayers looking to hire a professional to complete their 2014 tax return can expect to pay an average of $...
on 01/14/15
IRS to lose tax collectors, do fewer audits in 2015The IRS will lose 1,800 tax collectors through attrition and do 46,000 fewer audits this year because of congressional budget cuts...
on 01/14/15
Robynne Sisco has had experience using both legacy on-premise and software-as-a-service (SaaS) financial management systems, and in her view, there is no comparison.Financial data housed in legacy...
on 01/13/15
IRS launches International Data Exchange ServiceThe IRS on Monday launched the International Data Exchange Service (IDES), a web application that will be used by financial...
on 01/12/15
GOP courts Warren to repeal medical device taxRepublicans are looking to an unlikely ally in their bid to repeal a controversial piece of Obamacare: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA),...
on 01/08/15
Ryan leads his first House Ways and Means Committee hearing next weekRep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) will lead his first hearing as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee on Jan. 13....
on 01/07/15
Top CFOs advise: Focus on company, not numbersAccounting details take a back seat for some of the most successful finance chiefs. CFOs who outperformed their industry peers in the S...
on 01/06/15
New IRS rules on dark money likely won’t be ready before 2016 electionThe IRS says it won't come out with new proposed rules for so-called dark money groups until late...
on 01/05/15
A large number of US companies have reported an increased number of open accounting, finance, and IT positions – especially in corporate accounting and IT administration – heading into...
on 01/05/15
Tesco to announce supplier contract revamp, job cutsAccording to the Sunday Times, British supermarket chain Tesco will announce drastic changes to supplier contracts and...
on 01/02/15
Female CFOs less inclined to risky business tax-dodging – US studyFemale CFOs at US corporations are less likely to adopt high-risk tax-avoidance strategies than their male...
on 12/26/14
PwC probed as audit partner lined up for ICAEW presidencyAndrew Ratcliffe, incoming president of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), was PwC’s...
on 12/24/14
FASB issues alternative on intangible assets in business combinationsThe Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) on Tuesday issued new guidance that allows a private company to...
on 12/23/14
Rep. Michael Grimm to plead guilty to tax chargeRep. Michael Grimm (R-NY) has agreed to plead guilty to a single felony charge of tax evasion, wrote Marc Santora and William K....
on 12/22/14
IRS warns of possible shutdownIRS Commissioner John Koskinen said on Dec. 18 that the agency is considering its own temporary shutdown due to recent budget cuts enacted by Congress,...
on 12/12/14
Audit failures linked to execution, not process problemsAudits fail not so often because the firm’s process was flawed, but because individual auditors or engagement teams fail...
on 12/11/14
KPMG fiscal year global revenue rose 6%KPMG had global revenue of $24.8 billion in its latest fiscal year ended Sept. 30, up 6 percent in US dollar terms from the year before, wrote...
on 12/10/14
IG: IRS paid $6 billion in bogus child tax creditsThe IRS paid at least $6 billion in child tax credits in 2013 to people who weren't eligible to receive them, the Treasury...

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