Content by Jason Bramwell

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)...
on 04/23/14
London Stock Exchange switches auditing to EYThe London Stock Exchange will drop PwC as its auditor and replace it with EY after completion of the audit for the year ending March...
on 04/22/14
The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) had hoped to issue a final standard on revenue recognition during the first quarter of this year. However, the standard-setting organization confirmed...
on 04/22/14
IRS revokes group’s tax exemption over anti-Clinton statementsGregory Korte of the USA Today reported on Monday that the IRS has revoked the tax-exempt status of a...
on 04/21/14
CFOs are having a tough time filling vacancies quickly in their accounting and finance departments, according to a new survey from staffing services firm Robert Half.Open staff-level positions in...
on 04/21/14
Clawback policies vary by company, industry: PwCAccording to a report issued to clients by PwC on April 17, companies have instituted a wide range of so-called clawback policies...
on 04/18/14
IRS audits less than 1 percent of big partnershipsAccording to an April 17 report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the IRS audits fewer than 1 percent of large...
on 04/17/14
Is it time to consider a value added tax?Forbes contributor Joseph Thorndike wrote yesterday that he believes the tax reform proposal by House Ways and Means Committee...
on 04/16/14
For the first time in the five-year history of Vault.com’s rankings of the top 50 accounting firms to work for in North America, a firm has held the top spot as best accounting employer for two...
on 04/16/14
Internal audit: Know when to discloseIn an excerpt from his book, Lessons Learned on the Audit Trail, Institute of Internal Auditors President and CEO Richard F. Chambers...
on 04/15/14
IRS chief: New rule on the way for tax-exempt groupsIRS Commissioner John Koskinen told the USA Today on Monday that the agency will likely rewrite a proposed rule...
on 04/14/14
The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) on Monday defined two approaches for measuring assets and liabilities, which officials said will guide the standard-setting organization in...
on 04/14/14
With tomorrow being Tax Day, you might see some procrastinators at your office filling out forms, printing out paperwork, or getting last-minute tax advice from their accountant so they can meet the...
on 04/14/14
The IRS has launched 295 new identity theft and refund fraud investigations during this tax-filing season, bringing the number of active cases to nearly 1,900, the agency announced last week.The...
on 04/14/14
Congress slow to help IRS tackle problem of incompetent tax preparersDuring a Senate Finance Committee hearing last week, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen called on Congress to pass...
on 04/11/14
The criteria for reporting a discontinued operation on financial statements was revised by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) on Thursday.According to Accounting Standards Update No....
on 04/11/14
Tax writers seek Section 179 extensionTwo tax writers – representatives Pat Tiberi (R-OH) and Ron Kind (D-WI) – are seeking to extend long-term a tax break that allows...
on 04/10/14
As expected, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee today voted in favor of holding ex-IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress because she had twice refused to answer the panel...

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