Content by Richard Koreto

on 07/21/14
As complex as federal tax can get, at least you're only dealing with one agency: the IRS. But when you get into state and local sales tax, you're coordinating hundreds of jurisdictions that...
on 07/10/14
In addition to vacation, are you prepping for the fall--already thinking ahead to tax season? What about hiring--a new crop of accounting students graduated. Are you hiring?
on 07/09/14
In the old days, we used to tape down receipts from our travels and submit them to accounts payable. But that was before remote employees who may live in a different city from the home office. And of...
on 07/01/14
From CNET, news from California, that the Golden State has made bitcoin and other alternative currencies legal tender. Is this going to affect the way business is done is California?
on 06/23/14
I'm on the road this summer. I have a large HP Pavilion laptop, a Samsung Tablet (android) that has Bluetooth and Wifi, and an android cell phone. What do you use, and when? My laptop is the main...
on 06/23/14
Have a look at this over-the-top video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQVagCHFGys
on 06/20/14
AWEB Forums  Company benefits to taking earned PTO from employeesGoing Concern The IRS Reminds You To Kindly Remove That Annoying Circular 230 Disclaimer...
on 06/17/14
I arrived late Monday in San Antonio for Scaling New Heights, which describes itself as an "Intuit-centric training experience." (Full disclosure: AccountingWEB is an official conference...
on 06/12/14
Thomson Reuters Checkpoint seems to be the industry leader. Are you a user? Are you satisfied with it? Do you know of other solutions? I'm curious about what's out there and what are readers are...
on 06/09/14
AccountingWEB recently conducted an email interview with Intuit's David Bergstein, CPA, CITP, CGMA, regional strategic account manager in the Accountant & Advisor Group. What does one of the...
on 06/06/14
Coming up is the tax deadline for taxpayers living abroad. What issues are you finding? Are you going to need an extension for any of your clients?
on 06/06/14
How much time do you spend on email? Or better yet, how much time are you wasting? An app called Email Stopwatch works quietly in the background with Microsoft Outlook to keep track of how many...
on 06/04/14
It's nearly 9,000 miles from New York City to Wellington, New Zealand, but that didn't stop AWEB Managing Editor Richard Koreto from direct dialing the offices of Xero from his Android...
on 06/03/14
New York City tried to tax sugary drinks as a health measure. There was a lot of opposition--some said it was anti-business--and eventually the court ruled the health department had overstepped its...
on 05/30/14
I'm a PC user going back to the days of DOS and monochrome monitors. I've used every version of Windows since. But I confess I'm finding Windows 8.1 not as logically organized as older versions. Too...
on 05/29/14
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission—the EEOC—oversees a range of federal employment rules and enforces anti-discrimination statutes in businesses with 15 or more employees....
on 05/28/14
Posted on the FASB site this morning: "IASB AND FASB ISSUE CONVERGED STANDARD ON REVENUE RECOGNITION." (www.fasb.org) This has always been a controversial topic. Agree? Disagree? Wait-and-see mode?
on 05/20/14
The current tax season is over and the next one is still far away. What are you doing this summer? Taking a long vacation? Reviewing tax regs?
on 05/16/14
After divorce, taxpayers may be paying alimony, which they can deduct from their returns, or they may be receiving alimony, which they must declare as income. It doesn't take...
on 05/14/14
Most people don't put "accountant" and "party animal" together. But according to a release from global accounting association BKR International, accounting firms lead the way...

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