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on 03/03/15
Nearly three years after it announced the creation of the Private Company Council (PCC), the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) Board of Trustees is asking financial reporting stakeholders for...
on 03/02/15
IRS provides relief to farmers and fishermen receiving corrected tax credit formFarmers and fishermen who miss this year’s March 2 tax deadline because they are receiving...
on 02/27/15
CEOs paid three times more than CFOsHalf of all companies in the S&P 500 paid their CEO three times more than their CFO, according to findings from Steven Hall & Partners LLC...
on 02/26/15
IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said earlier this week that “so far everything appears to be going well” this current tax-filing season despite the agency being hampered by budget and...
on 02/26/15
Why is New Mexico losing so many accountants?Over the last decade, the number of CPAs employed in New Mexico has declined, according to data collected by Albuquerque Business...
on 02/25/15
Hertz estimates costs of accounting issues at $181 millionHertz Global Holdings Inc. on Wednesday estimated that accounting issues dating back to 2011 have cost the company about $...
on 02/25/15
By academic standards, Americans would receive an “F” on their knowledge of basic income tax information, according to the results of a survey by personal finance website NerdWallet....
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....

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