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on 01/05/15
A large number of US companies have reported an increased number of open accounting, finance, and IT positions – especially in corporate accounting and IT administration – heading into...
on 01/05/15
Tesco to announce supplier contract revamp, job cutsAccording to the Sunday Times, British supermarket chain Tesco will announce drastic changes to supplier contracts and...
on 01/02/15
Female CFOs less inclined to risky business tax-dodging – US studyFemale CFOs at US corporations are less likely to adopt high-risk tax-avoidance strategies than their male...
on 12/26/14
PwC probed as audit partner lined up for ICAEW presidencyAndrew Ratcliffe, incoming president of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), was PwC’s...
on 12/24/14
FASB issues alternative on intangible assets in business combinationsThe Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) on Tuesday issued new guidance that allows a private company to...
on 12/23/14
Rep. Michael Grimm to plead guilty to tax chargeRep. Michael Grimm (R-NY) has agreed to plead guilty to a single felony charge of tax evasion, wrote Marc Santora and William K....
on 12/22/14
IRS warns of possible shutdownIRS Commissioner John Koskinen said on Dec. 18 that the agency is considering its own temporary shutdown due to recent budget cuts enacted by Congress,...
on 12/12/14
Audit failures linked to execution, not process problemsAudits fail not so often because the firm’s process was flawed, but because individual auditors or engagement teams fail...
on 12/11/14
KPMG fiscal year global revenue rose 6%KPMG had global revenue of $24.8 billion in its latest fiscal year ended Sept. 30, up 6 percent in US dollar terms from the year before, wrote...
on 12/10/14
IG: IRS paid $6 billion in bogus child tax creditsThe IRS paid at least $6 billion in child tax credits in 2013 to people who weren't eligible to receive them, the Treasury...
on 12/08/14
Study: Accelerating the disclosure of corporate audit fees would be a boon for investorsA new study, Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, published by the American...
on 12/05/14
New draft strategic plan for FAF, FASB, and GASBThe Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) and the two standard-setting bodies it oversees, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (...
on 12/04/14
With tuition and fees totaling $10,000 for incoming out-of-state freshmen, Provo, Utah-based Brigham Young University offered the most affordable accounting program for undergraduate students this...
on 12/04/14
‘Unpatriotic loophole’ targeted by Obama costs taxpayers $2 billionZachary R. Mider of Bloomberg reported on Tuesday that US companies that have already carried...
on 12/03/14
Congress poised to reinstate some tax breaksSiobhan Hughes of the Wall Street Journal wrote on Tuesday that Congress looks set to avert a clash over tax policy with a...
on 12/02/14
Ideas for guidance on auditing estimates draw mixed reviewsThe Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) is getting mixed feedback on its initial ideas for revising guidance...
on 12/01/14
Gallup poll: Americans believe IRS has recovered from targeting scandalA recent Gallup poll shows that the public’s perception of the IRS has improved more than a year after...
on 11/26/14
Small business owners push for online sales tax billSmall business owners called out congressional Republicans on Tuesday for failing to back a proposal that would give states more...
on 11/25/14
Microsoft sues IRS for details of probe on internal transactionsDan Levine of Reuters reported that Microsoft sued the IRS on Monday, seeking information about a law firm...
on 11/24/14
Four Republicans land coveted Ways and Means slotsFour GOP lawmakers – Reps. George Holding (NC), Pat Meehan (PA), Kristi Noem (SD), and Jason Smith (MO) – are joining...

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