Content by Terri Eyden

on 12/11/13
By Jason Bramwell, Staff Writer Sixty-three percent of the more than 1,000 merger and acquisition (M&A) professionals, investors, and advisors surveyed recently by Big Four firm...
on 12/10/13
By Jason Bramwell, Staff Writer The IRS has issued the optional standard mileage rates for 2014, which are down one-half cent from this year's rates. The optional standard...
on 12/10/13
By Jason Bramwell, Staff Writer During his confirmation hearing before members of the Senate Finance Committee on December 10, John Koskinen pledged that if he is confirmed as the next...
on 12/10/13
By Lisa Tierney, CLSC, Tierney Coaching & Consulting, Inc.  Considering that professional services providers have traditionally charged an hourly rate, there are only two...
on 12/09/13
By Jason Bramwell, Staff Writer The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) issued a final framework for integrated reporting in an effort to promote a more cohesive and...
on 12/09/13
By Ken Berry, Correspondent  Will members of Congress be toasting each other with eggnog this year? As the holidays draw near, members of the House and Senate are reportedly...
on 12/09/13
By Deanna C. White, Correspondent  Tammie Schaefer of St. Louis, Missouri, loved everything about her job as a CPA. Every day she looked forward to working alongside her...
on 12/09/13
By Deanna C. White, Correspondent The fourth quarter AICPA Business and Industry US Economic Outlook Survey reveals business executives view the economic prospects...
on 12/06/13
By Jason Bramwell, Staff Writer The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) has sent out a request for proposals (RFPs) to fund independent academic research on several key auditing policy...
on 12/06/13
By Jason Bramwell, Staff Writer CPAs in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania believe economic conditions in the United States will likely be the same one year from now, and while they...
on 12/06/13
By Teresa Ambord, Correspondent You're selling . . . what? Mark Parisi wasn't kidding when he said he would give a testicle to own a shiny new car. That is, for the...
on 12/06/13
Electronic filing by taxpayers hits new high: IRSCongratulations are in order for the IRS and those taxpayers who use electronic filing to submit their tax returns. The agency...
on 12/06/13
California Businessman Sentenced to Prison for Conspiring to Defraud the IRS Gary Mach of Palm Desert, California, was sentenced to sixteen months in prison, two months of house...
on 12/05/13
By Ken Berry, Correspondent Do you have to preach the virtue of retirement savings to your moderate-to-low income clients? Perhaps an extra tax incentive can help convince...
on 12/05/13
By Jason Bramwell, Staff Writer A proposal made last month by US Senate Committee on Finance Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) that would require companies to use the accrual method of...
on 12/05/13
By Jason Bramwell, Staff Writer A revised proposal of a 2011 measure that would require public accounting firms to disclose in the auditor's report the name of the engagement...
on 12/05/13
By Jason Bramwell, Staff Writer In a report released publicly on December 4, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) concluded the IRS Modernized e-File (MeF)...
on 12/04/13
By Jason Bramwell, Staff Writer The IRS is piloting a program that would allow employees access to work e-mail and other services on their personal smartphones, but according to a...
on 12/04/13
By Ken Berry In a new case decided by the US Supreme Court, the remnants of a tax shelter partially constructed by wily Texas billionaire Billy Joe McCombs - known informally as "...
on 12/04/13
By Richard D. Alaniz Nonunion companies usually work to keep an eye out for signs of union organization among their workforces. However, they are generally focusing on unions and union...

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