Content by Jason Bramwell

on 06/25/14
The founders of JDJ Resources Corp. said on Wednesday they have left the Rothstein Kass Family Office Group to launch JDJ Family Office Services, an independent firm that will provide administrative...
on 06/25/14
DC Council votes to keep ‘yoga tax’ as part of tax-cutting budget dealMike Debonis of the Washington Post reported that DC Council members approved a 5.75...
on 06/24/14
Which of America’s major cities offer the most favorable tax structures for businesses? According to a study released on Tuesday by KPMG International, the top five in the United States are...
on 06/24/14
The chairman of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) hinted this week that a converged lease accounting standard with the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) will probably not...
on 06/24/14
GOP vs. IRS chief: Part 2During a hearing before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Monday evening, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen again denied GOP accusations of...
on 06/23/14
Offshore accounts: What to do nowLaura Saunders of the Wall Street Journal wrote on Friday that the effects of the Foreign Account Tax...
on 06/20/14
Chicago firm in takeover talks with top Philly accounting firmIt was exactly three weeks ago today that Big Four firm KPMG LLP announced that it had acquired Rothstein Kass, a top...
on 06/19/14
The chances of the now-expired business research and development (R&D) tax credit being revived before the midterm congressional elections in November are pretty slim.A bill to extend the R&D...
on 06/19/14
Lynn Calhoun named CFO at BDO USA LLPChicago-based accounting firm BDO USA LLP on Wednesday announced that Lynn Calhoun will be its next CFO, effective July 1.Calhoun, a partner who...
on 06/18/14
The IRS outlined a number of changes to its Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) on Wednesday, which the head of the agency believes will lead to a significant increase in the number of US...
on 06/18/14
The House Judiciary Committee backed a bill on Wednesday that would make permanent a moratorium that bans state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet.The panel approved HR 3086,...
on 06/18/14
GOP: Lost Lerner emails may hurt inquiryCongressional Republicans acknowledged on Tuesday that losing a string of emails from former IRS official Lois Lerner could imperil their...
on 06/17/14
Four days after the IRS admitted it had lost about two years’ worth of emails sent to and from ex-agency official Lois Lerner because of a computer crash, two congressional Republicans have...
on 06/17/14
$0 taxes! 13 big companies slip the taxmanThere are 13 profitable companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500, including hard drive maker Seagate Technology, video game maker...
on 06/16/14
Three exposure drafts the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) approved last month – two regarding other postemployment benefits (OPEB) and one on requirements for pension plans that...
on 06/16/14
Lawmakers fume over lost emails in IRS probeStephen Ohlemacher of the Associated Press reported on June 14 that congressional investigators are fuming over revelations on...
on 06/13/14
House votes to give small business quicker tax writeoffsRichard Rubin of Bloomberg wrote on Thursday that small businesses would be able to write off capital purchases more...
on 06/12/14
The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) on Thursday updated financial reporting guidance for repurchase agreements by changing the accounting for repurchase-to-maturity transactions and...
on 06/12/14
Golfer Mickelson’s role said to be overstated in insider inquiryPhil Mickelson did not trade in shares of Clorox just as the billionaire investor Carl Icahn was mounting an...
on 06/11/14
Tax breaks for companies like Apple investigated by EUThe European Union (EU) on Wednesday opened an investigation into the way countries, including Ireland, provide tax arrangements...

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