Content by Jason Bramwell

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...
on 08/21/14
Could the IRS disallow Ice Bucket Challenge charitable contributions?Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard of – or participated in –...
on 08/20/14
The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) is interested in what you have to say about auditing accounting estimates and fair value measurements.The US audit regulator on Tuesday issued...
on 08/20/14
Hertz withdraws full-year forecast, cites accounting review, challengesRental car company Hertz Global Holdings Inc. said on Tuesday it is withdrawing its full-year financial...

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