Content by Jason Bramwell

on 09/03/14
Interest rates will remain the same for the calendar quarter beginning on Oct. 1, the IRS announced on Wednesday.According to Revenue Ruling 2014-23, the rates for the fourth quarter of this year...
on 09/03/14
Two of the top 25 public accounting and advisory firms in the United States – Chicago-based Baker Tilly Virchow Krause LLP and Philadelphia-based ParenteBeard LLC – are merging, effective...
on 09/03/14
PwC’s potential role at Standard Chartered draws attention of NY regulatorRachel Louise Ensign of the Wall Street Journal’s Risk & Compliance Journal...
on 09/02/14
At long last, the Obama administration issued draft instructions along with revised draft tax forms that provide companies guidance on how to comply with the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA)...
on 09/02/14
Planning has begun to determine the content, design, and structure of the next version of the Uniform CPA Examination – and the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) is asking the accounting...
on 09/02/14
Treasury Secretary Lew to speak on tax reform, inversionsDamian Paletta of the Wall Street Journal wrote on Friday that Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is planning a September...
on 08/29/14
Individuals interested in reviewing the proposed 2015 US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) taxonomy from the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) have until October 31 to submit...
on 08/29/14
Ernst & Young 2013 audit deficiency rate 49%, regulators sayMichael Rapoport of the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday that the Public Company Accounting Oversight...
on 08/28/14
PwC must face $1 billion lawsuit over MF Global adviceA federal judge on Wednesday ordered PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) to face a $1 billion lawsuit claiming that its bad accounting...
on 08/27/14
Anti Burger Kings: Seven US companies shrinking tax the old-fashioned wayBurger King’s decision to combine with Canadian donut shop Tim Hortons is renewing controversy over the...
on 08/26/14
A new report released on Tuesday found that the US airline industry receives nearly $1 billion in tax breaks annually from states for jet fuel.The study, conducted by UNITE HERE International Union,...
on 08/26/14
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has chosen a former partner and vice chairman with Deloitte LLP as its new chief accountant.James Schnurr, who specialized in financial and SEC...
on 08/26/14
Boehner, Camp profit from corporate bid to avoid US taxesRichard Rubin of Bloomberg reported on Tuesday that House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and House Ways and Means...
on 08/25/14
A recent examination of a 2003 accounting standard for state and local governments on the impairment of capital assets and insurance recoveries was concluded with mixed reviews, as an independent...
on 08/25/14
The Republican civil war on taxes is comingA specter is haunting the Republican Party – the specter of Ronald Reagan’s tax cuts, Matt O’Brien of Washington Post...
on 08/22/14
Truckers and other owners of heavy highway vehicles take note: Your next federal highway use tax return is due on September 2.The September 2 due date, which was pushed back two days because the...
on 08/22/14
The head of the IRS has a message for taxpayers and tax preparers who have endured long wait times while on the phone with the tax agency: Call your member of Congress.During his keynote speech at...
on 08/22/14
Regulators struggle with conflicts in credit ratings and auditsThe Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), which was created by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act in 2002, released...
on 08/21/14
A review of Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) guidance on share-based payment transactions found that the 2004 standard achieves its purpose and provides useful information to investors and...
on 08/21/14
An examination initiative launched by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) earlier this week will enable the agency to evaluate whether municipal advisors are complying with new SEC rules...

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