Content by Terri Eyden

on 11/01/13
Former US Postal Service Mail Carrier Sentenced for Role in Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme Vernon Harrison of Montgomery, Alabama, was sentenced to 111 months in prison,...
on 11/01/13
By Mark Ginsberg LinkedIn is the most professional and business-oriented of the popular social media sites, but it's not just for job seekers or for making connections. LinkedIn can...
on 10/31/13
For tax year 2014, the IRS announced October 31, 2013, annual inflation adjustments for more than forty tax provisions, including the tax rate schedules, and other tax changes. Revenue Procedure 2013...
on 10/31/13
On October 31, 2013, the IRS announced cost-of-living adjustments affecting dollar limitations for pension plans and other retirement-related items for tax year 2014. Some pension limitations, such...
on 10/30/13
By Jason Bramwell Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN) renewals and applications for 2014 are now being accepted and processed by the IRS. On October 16, the...
on 10/30/13
By Jason Bramwell The next decade will see industries transition to a Cloud-enabled world where work can be accomplished anywhere, anytime. This will especially be true of the...
on 10/30/13
By Peter Brown, Senior Consultant, Sageworks After opening up its private company database for free to US accounting firms, Sageworks looked at the top ten most popular industry codes...
on 10/30/13
By Jason Bramwell A member of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) said during a conference October 25 that setting a standard for auditing revenue will likely be on...
on 10/30/13
By Teresa Ambord Professional athletes get a lot of glory, not to mention salaries that range from healthy to obscene, and all for doing what they love. It's one thing to envy their...
on 10/30/13
By Jason Bramwell The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) recently launched a website that is designed to engage accounting and finance professionals, students, employers, and...
on 10/29/13
By Jason Bramwell After reviewing the IRS's primary tool for detecting fraudulent tax returns, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) recommended the IRS take...
on 10/29/13
By Jason Bramwell A report released October 23 from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) – Contractor Employees Have Millions of Dollars of...
on 10/29/13
By Steven Brenner With the news that the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) – in conjunction with the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) ...
on 10/29/13
By Jason Bramwell Starting salaries in the accounting and finance profession are projected to increase by 3.4 percent across the board in 2014, with financial and business analysts,...
on 10/28/13
If your firm has news you'd like to share, please e-mail your announcements to Terri Eyden, Senior Editor, at terri.eyden@sift-media.com...
on 10/28/13
By Jack LaRue I've found that marketing is a lot like running. It's better to do a little of it consistently than to try to do too much all at once. If you're out of shape,...
on 10/28/13
By Jason Bramwell Despite knowing that most employees leave their companies because of a lack of opportunity for career growth, only 14 percent of hiring managers in accounting and...
on 10/28/13
By Jason Bramwell The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted unanimously October 23 to propose rules under the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act that will enable...
on 10/28/13
By Deanna C. White A new survey released this September by Big Four professional services organization EY explores generational dynamics in the workplace and reveals a significant...
on 10/25/13
By Jason Bramwell A staff audit practice alert issued by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) on October 24 let auditors know about a large number of audit deficiencies...

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