Content by Jason Bramwell

on 02/24/15
March 6 is the final day that stakeholders can submit comment letters or register to participate in a series of public hearings regarding two accounting proposals made late last year by the...
on 02/24/15
Intuit denies putting profit before TurboTax-user securityIntuit Inc. denied claims that it prioritized the processing of fraudulent state and federal tax refunds at the expense of...
on 02/23/15
Feds grant another ACA deadline extensionMillions of consumers who haven't filed their 2014 taxes and owe a penalty for not having health insurance will now be able to sign up...
on 02/20/15
Among tax-prep ads, H&R Block and TaxAct lead the pack for creative effectivenessWhen it comes to advertising for tax-preparation companies, Intuit’s TurboTax went big this...
on 02/19/15
FASB, IASB to propose clarifying revenue recognition guidanceThe Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) decided on...
on 02/19/15
While not ranked No. 1, cybersecurity continues to grow as a major risk that is keeping C-suite executives and corporate board members up at night, according to a new report from global consulting...
on 02/18/15
The IRS is testing a new appointment-based service approach beginning next week that could help taxpayers avoid long waits in line at select walk-in assistance centers throughout the country....
on 02/18/15
Deloitte taps Portland resident and Willamette University trustee as global CEOBig Four firm Deloitte is tapping Portland, Oregon, resident Punit Renjen as the firm’s next...
on 02/17/15
Congress starts its own TurboTax probesTop lawmakers in the House and Senate have begun their own probes into a recent spate of fraudulent tax filings made through Intuit Inc.’...
on 02/13/15
House tax panel votes to expand 529 plans in reply to ObamaThe House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday voted to expand college savings tax incentives that President Obama proposed...
on 02/12/15
Bank of America’s US deposit-taking unit financed tax tradesBank of America Corp. for years used its government-backed US banking subsidiary to finance billions of dollars in...
on 02/11/15
SEC claws back $500G from two Silicon Valley CFOsThe US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) revealed on Tuesday that it will claw back nearly $500,000 in bonuses and stock...
on 02/10/15
During the period of Jan. 20, the opening day of the 2015 tax-filing season, through Jan. 31, the IRS received more than 14 million individual income tax returns, a 25.6 percent increase over the 11....
on 02/10/15
Career booster for CFOs: Work experience abroadInternational experience has become increasingly important in the finance suite, wrote Kimberly S. Johnson of the Wall Street...
on 02/09/15
AICPA urges Senate to promptly approve pending tax treatiesIn a Feb. 3 letter to Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and Sen. Robert Menendez...
on 02/06/15
SEC, Big Four accounting firms in China settle dispute over audit documentsThe Chinese affiliates of the Big Four accounting firms agreed on Friday to pay $500,000 each to settle a...
on 02/05/15
Need help finding a credentialed tax professional to prepare your federal return this tax season? The IRS has just the tool for you.The tax agency on Thursday unveiled a new online public directory...
on 02/05/15
SEC, Chinese affiliates of accounting firms near settlementThe US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Chinese affiliates of the Big Four accounting firms are close to...
on 02/04/15
A new study released on Tuesday found that an increasing number of taxpayers who file their returns electronically at home will be using safeguards to protect their personal information this tax...
on 02/04/15
There have been many articles lately reporting that the Financial Accounting Standards Board is considering delaying the effective date for its revenue recognition standard. The standard is slated to...

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