Content by Jason Bramwell

on 08/06/14
Missouri transportation sales tax defeatedVoters in Missouri rejected a sales tax increase on Tuesday that would have provided billions of dollars for road and bridge repairs, wrote...
on 08/05/14
IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said last week that critics of a new form intended to speed small charities through the application process for tax-exempt status are “wrong for several reasons...
on 08/05/14
Walgreens CFO exits ahead of tax inversion newsDeerfield, Illinois-based Walgreen Co. announced on Monday that it is replacing CFO Wade Miquelon, a move that comes just as the...
on 08/04/14
The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) is calling on its more than 180,000 members worldwide to provide feedback on recommended enhancements to the global standard setter’s International...
on 08/04/14
Raising all federal tobacco taxes can stop tax avoidanceLast week, the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report that found that large federal excise tax...
on 07/25/14
As a craft beer drinker, I enjoyed the Q&A the Journal of Accountancy recently published with Danielle McLarnon, CPA, the director of finance and accounting at New Belgium Brewing Co.,...
on 07/25/14
Yesterday, I posted an article on a KPMG survey which found that many senior tax pros believe the new IRS Transfer Pricing Audit Roadmap will streamline the audit process. Anyone use the roadmap yet...
on 07/25/14
School tax breaks get House support as Democrats objectRichard Rubin of Bloomberg reported that the House of Representatives on Thursday voted to expand and simplify tax...
on 07/24/14
While reputational risk is the No. 1 nonfinancial concern among corporate directors, cybersecurity/IT risk is gaining steam. In fact, both private companies and organizations with more than $1...
on 07/24/14
Many senior US tax professionals believe that a streamlined audit process will be the top benefit resulting from the IRS Transfer Pricing Audit Roadmap, a new toolkit organized around a notional 24-...
on 07/24/14
The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has relaunched its technical agenda web page, which Chairman Russell Golden said will inform visitors at a glance on where any given FASB project...
on 07/24/14
Tax accounting to be simplified for money-market fundsThe US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted 3-2 on Wednesday for sweeping changes to institutional money-...
on 07/23/14
FASB mulling a revamped income statementDavid M. Katz of CFO wrote on Tuesday that the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) is in the early stages of researching...
on 07/22/14
Accountants who specialize in forensic and valuation services point to electronic data analysis, or big data, as the most pressing issue they’ll face in the coming months, according to results...
on 07/22/14
Renaissance avoided more than $6 billion tax, report saysThe Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations said on Monday that a Renaissance Technologies LLC hedge fund’s...
on 07/21/14
A new Gallup survey found that 58 percent of smokers in the United States see increased state and federal taxes on cigarettes as an act of unjust discrimination, while 39 percent believe the tax...
on 07/21/14
The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) and the Danish Business Authority (DBA) entered into a cooperative arrangement on July 18 that gives both regulators oversight of audit firms in...
on 07/21/14
Liberal groups object to bill barring taxes on Internet accessThe Internet Tax Freedom Act hasn’t been a controversial bill. In fact, it’s so popular that senators are...
on 07/18/14
Certain “changes in circumstances,” such as in household income or family size, could alter how much eligible taxpayers receive in health insurance premium tax credits, the IRS cautioned...
on 07/18/14
House votes 277-130 to extend tax breaks for charitable givingBy a vote of 277-130, the House on Thursday passed legislation to extend tax breaks for charitable giving that expired...

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