Content by Jason Bramwell

on 09/08/14
Large public company auditor market shareResearch firm Audit Analytics is often asked which firms audit the larger US public companies, in this case identified as either “large...
on 09/05/14
The average annual salary for US finance and accounting professionals who have the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) credential has gone up slightly over the past year, according to the results...
on 09/05/14
Full appeals court to rehear Obamacare caseJoanne Kenen of Politico reported on Thursday that a lawsuit challenging the core Obamacare health insurance tax subsidies will...
on 09/04/14
Optimism about the US economy continues to grow among CPAs and financial executives, and with that, more companies are expecting to increase hiring in the near future, according to results of a new...
on 09/04/14
Lease accounting changes may trip up bank loansEmily Chasan, senior editor of the Wall Street Journal’s CFO Journal, wrote on Tuesday that US and international...
on 09/03/14
Interest rates will remain the same for the calendar quarter beginning on Oct. 1, the IRS announced on Wednesday.According to Revenue Ruling 2014-23, the rates for the fourth quarter of this year...
on 09/03/14
Two of the top 25 public accounting and advisory firms in the United States – Chicago-based Baker Tilly Virchow Krause LLP and Philadelphia-based ParenteBeard LLC – are merging, effective...
on 09/03/14
PwC’s potential role at Standard Chartered draws attention of NY regulatorRachel Louise Ensign of the Wall Street Journal’s Risk & Compliance Journal...
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...

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