Content by Jason Bramwell

on 05/05/14
The average starting salary for students graduating this year with a business major – including accounting – has declined slightly over the last year, according to the latest salary...
on 05/05/14
At Bank of America, a $4 billion wet blanket on the partyBank of America’s annual shareholder meeting, scheduled for this Wednesday in Charlotte, North Carolina, was expected...
on 05/04/14
2014 and 2015 will be treated as a transition period for foreign banks that have shown “good faith efforts” in complying with the provisions of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (...
on 05/02/14
The House of Representatives is slated to vote next week on a resolution to hold ex-IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) tweeted on Thursday....
on 05/02/14
The tax extenders: Yes, Virginia, they really are tax cutsWashington is in the midst of a partisan debate over whether the move by the House Ways and Means Committee earlier this...
on 05/01/14
The Auditing Standards Board of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) has issued three interpretations intended to assist both plan and employer auditors who are auditing state and local government...
on 05/01/14
Lawmakers push bill to stop IRS bonusesFurious that the IRS handed out more than $1 million in bonuses to employees delinquent on their own taxes, lawmakers on both sides of the...
on 04/30/14
There was not much change in the number of accounting-related securities class-action lawsuits that were filed in 2013 over the previous year, but analysts recently found that accounting case...
on 04/30/14
SEC releases guidance on conflict minerals implementationThe US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) late on Tuesday released guidance on how companies should comply with the...
on 04/29/14
The Republican-led House Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday voted to make six expired business tax breaks permanent, including the research and development credit and other incentives for small...
on 04/29/14
More than two weeks after it passed in the Senate, a bill that will make federal government spending data publicly available online was unanimously approved by the House of Representatives on April...
on 04/29/14
Pfizer sees tax savings from AstraZeneca dealLiz Hoffman of the Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that Pfizer Inc.’s nearly $100 billion offer to buy British...
on 04/28/14
The IRS estimated last week that approximately 5 million taxpayers will amend their federal individual income tax returns by filing Form 1040X this year.According to the nation’s tax-collection...
on 04/28/14
NY Rep. Grimm indicted on tax fraud chargesRepresentative Michael Grimm (R-NY) surrendered to federal authorities in New York this morning to face criminal charges related to his...
on 04/25/14
From the outset of the 2014 tax-filing season, the IRS strongly encouraged taxpayers to file their federal individual income tax return electronically versus mailing a paper return to the agency. And...
on 04/25/14
Google braced for French tax demandTim Bradshaw of the Financial Times wrote today that Google is facing a tax demand from the French government that could reach into...
on 04/25/14
Scott London, a former senior audit partner at KPMG LLP, was sentenced to 14 months in federal prison on Thursday for providing inside information about several of his firm’s clients to a...
on 04/24/14
In need of CPE credits? Well, if you are an enrolled agent or CPA, you could earn as much as 18 credits by attending one of five IRS Nationwide Tax Forums this summer.The IRS Nationwide Tax Forums...
on 04/24/14
Russia races to dodge sanctions by adapting law to FATCARussia is in a race against the clock to adapt its laws to the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) and save its banks...
on 04/23/14
As mentioned in today’s “Bramwell’s Lunch Beat” via an article from the USA Today, a new report from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA)...

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