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October 23, 2014
 
Instead of reaching for your wallet, reach for you smartphone. It will hold you accountable for the money you spend and help get you out of debt. Download apps like Mint an...
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October 23, 2014
 
There is still time to take advantage of several tax planning opportunities before the end of 2014. Consider such items as deferring bonuses, and on the deduction side, acc...
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September 30, 2014
 
According to a new report, more than 40 percent of all audits inspected by the PCAOB in 2012 had deficiencies, and the number of fair value measurement audit deficiencies m...
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September 22, 2014
 
Discover ways to protect both the client and the beneficiary. First, recommend an irrevocable trust. Second, recommend giving the beneficiary part of the fund while the cli...
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September 10, 2014
 
The problem with asking for a raise is that there are only a few ways it could go right and so many ways it could go wrong.
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September 10, 2014
 
On Tuesday, the IRS’s Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) issued a bulletin clarifying when corporate officers or employees must have a valid power of attorney in...
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September 10, 2014
 
In Staff Audit Practice Alert No. 12, the PCAOB discusses board requirements for auditing revenue that are relevant to significant audit deficiencies found frequently durin...
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September 5, 2014
 
S&P 500 reverses early losses and heads toward record, led by dividend-rich utility stocks
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September 5, 2014
 
Aug. unemployment rate dropped for teens and 20-to-24-year-olds as many left job market
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September 5, 2014
 
US stocks little changed at midday after employers add fewer jobs than expected for August
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July 1, 2014
 
The average Americans income rose in May for the fifth straight month, and disposable income was up 1.9 percent from a year ago. What are people doing with the extra cash? ...
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July 1, 2014
 
If an accounting firm has a data breach, it can cost your business millions in penalties and fines, not to mention your clients' trust. Here are 10 tech moves you can imple...
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June 27, 2014
 
The IRS recently announced that it will be introducing a voluntary Annual Filing Season Program. This program will allow tax preparers who complete continuing education cla...
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June 27, 2014
 
The House Ways and Means Committee approved legislation that would simplify the many tax credits available for education. It would consolidate four existing education provi...
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June 23, 2014
 
The U.S. housing recovery is faltering due to housing prices outpacing wage gains. Economists predict that home sales will decrease by 4.1 percent, which will be the first ...
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June 23, 2014
 
The Center for Audit Quality released results from its field-testing of proposed changes to the auditor's reporting model. Based on the results, they made four key observat...
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June 19, 2014
 
A recent report reveals that the fees from work conducted for non-audit clients provided firms with the largest growth in income for 2012-2013. The Big Four saw a 5.8 perce...
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June 17, 2014
 
Recent surveys show that many companies are cutting back on or cutting out programs in which they match an employee's 401k contributions. The number of 401k matching progra...
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June 17, 2014
 
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's latest report is urging the U.S. to adopt several new reforms to strengthen its economic recovery, including tax...
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June 17, 2014
 
To maintain loyalty, CPAs need to communicate with clients before and after tax season. Here's a year's worth of ideas on how to stay in touch, so your clients keep coming ...
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June 13, 2014
 
The U.S. Supreme Court held that funds from an inherited IRA aren't retirement funds exempt from a debtor's bankruptcy estate. Inherited IRAs do not operate like retirement...
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June 11, 2014
 
The PCAOB adopted a new standard requiring auditors to pay more attention to three critical areas: related-party transactions, significant unusual transactions, and a compa...
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June 10, 2014
 
More than 70 percent of Fortune 500 companies took their profits to offshore tax havens in 2013. This includes prominent companies such as Apple, Nike, American Express, an...
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June 9, 2014
 
Recent data from Audit Analytics shows that companies with market values of $700 million or more are turning to smaller auditing firms. They feel they get better service fo...
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June 9, 2014
 
Marriages later in life have unique burdens, and all parties involved need to understand how to protect themselves, their assets, and their families. As a CPA, it's your re...
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June 9, 2014
 
Despite adding 217,000 new jobs in May, the U.S. unemployment rate remains unchanged at 6.3 percent. Economists say it hasn't changed as two million people have been added ...
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June 5, 2014
 
The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board continues to find an unacceptably high degree of problems in the audits of broker dealers as auditors transition to the new PC...
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June 5, 2014
 
Economists expect that the U.S. economy will have added 200,000 jobs in May. This is well-above the 113,000 job break.
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June 4, 2014
 
With the busy season behind you, now is the perfect time to evaluate your firm's successes and failures and update your business plan for the remainder of the year. Here ar...
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May 29, 2014
 
Democrats in Congress are trying to block companies from cutting their tax bills by moving their legal address outside the U.S. through a merger. Since 2012, 14 companies h...
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May 29, 2014
 
The gross domestic product falling at a one percent annualized rate, which was worse than expected. However, there are indications that this first-quarter setback will prov...
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May 27, 2014
 
The new Internal Revenue Service ruling blocks businesses from moving their employees to health insurance exchanges. Those who do will face a tax penalty of $36,500 a year ...
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May 22, 2014
 
The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board will soon release its 2013 inspection reports. Firms have made progress in their audit of internal controls but are still miss...
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May 22, 2014
 
The recently released draft of the Tax Reform Act of 2014 is intended to simplify the existing tax code, make it fairer to taxpayers, and strengthen the U.S. economy by low...
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May 20, 2014
 
U.S. housing starts jumped by 13.2 percent in April, which is the highest level since November 2013. In addition, building permits hit their highest level since 2008, offer...
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May 20, 2014
 
The demand for CPA services is predicted to increase. To meet that demand, the AICPA forecast anticipates the profession will struggle in recruitment, retainment, and other...
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May 20, 2014
 
Parents have little to no control over how their kids spend their graduation money. Here are four strategies to help new grads handle their gift money responsibly.
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May 16, 2014
 
The Senate blocked progress on an $85 billion tax package in a 53-40 vote on May 15th. The tax package includes 50 different tax breaks, which all expired at the end of las...
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May 13, 2014
 
New regulations taking effect June 1 will lead to significant changes in the auditing of brokers, dealers, and future commission merchants. Auditors should discuss these ch...
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May 12, 2014
 
Small business owners should start thinking about their upcoming quarterly tax filings now. Here are seven mistakes you can easily avoid in making filing less stressful.
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May 7, 2014
 
The House passed a measure to modify the qualified mortgage rule established by the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial overhaul that allowed more rural counties to apply for certain...
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May 1, 2014
 
A re-proposal of The International Standard on Auditing 720 clarifies auditors’ responsibilities related to the “other information” section, which is included in an o...
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May 1, 2014
 
Recently, six expired business tax breaks were made permanent in efforts to make the U.S. a more attractive place for small and large businesses to invest and hire. The hop...
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April 25, 2014
 
The Center for Audit Quality recently released a report proposing a set of indicators that can be used to measure the quality of audit work. These test indicators should be...
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April 22, 2014
 
"A volatile first quarter led to mixed fortunes for the trading and investment banking businesses at the largest U.S. banks, but one consistent bright spot emerged at each:...
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April 16, 2014
 
According to a report, U.S. taxpayers would need to pay an average of $1,259 more a year to make up the federal and state taxes lost to corporations and individuals shelter...
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April 16, 2014
 
IRA owners interested in using IRA funds as a source of initial capital to fund a business need to understand the tax requirements for such investments. Here are some of th...
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April 16, 2014
 
Regulators around the world are worried that a rise in audit firms’ consulting business and a corresponding slowdown in the growth of revenues from traditional audits wil...
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April 9, 2014
 
Central banks in the U.S., Japan, the U.K. and Europe all have resorted to unconventional policies in recent years to combat the global financial crisis and recession. The ...
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April 2, 2014
 
Tax Day looms ever closer on the horizon, taunting business owners and consumers alike as they attempt to navigate through piles of paperwork and meet unforgiving deadlines...
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April 1, 2014
 
U.S. stocks rose on Monday, with the S&P 500 ending both March and the first quarter of 2014 with moderate gains. This was the fifth straight quarterly rise for both the S&...
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March 29, 2014
 
"As business owners complete taxes, this is an ideal time to consider whether a change in business structure could deliver tax benefits. While there’s no business structu...
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March 25, 2014
 
The steady stream of headlines about data breaches has the business community and regulators on high alert with regard to cybersecurity. All players in the financial report...
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March 24, 2014
 
"The Internal Revenue Service watchdog has warned taxpayers of a sophisticated nationwide phone scheme that has become 'the largest scam of its kind that we have ever seen....
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March 18, 2014
 
The Federal Reserve has said many times that it wants to keep interest rates low for a long time. On Tuesday and Wednesday, the central bank’s interest-rate-setting commi...
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March 13, 2014
 
Fraud happens in companies of all sizes, in all industries, and in all countries. Given enough time, it will almost certainly happen in a company that does not enact proact...
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March 10, 2014
 
"Fraud and scams cost Americans more than $1.6 billion last year. According to a report from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), there were more than 2 million cases of fra...
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March 10, 2014
 
"Public companies demanding audit fee relief have won the upper hand the last several years, paying less even when they pose greater risk of intentional misstatements and f...
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March 5, 2014
 
"As a small business owner, tax season can be one of the most challenging and frustrating times of the year. Since you're probably not an expert on the tax code, it can be ...
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March 5, 2014
 
"President Obama unveiled an ambitious $3.9 trillion budget blueprint Tuesday that seeks billions of dollars in fresh spending to boost economic growth but also pledges to ...
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March 3, 2014
 
An individual firm’s commitment to group audit considerations makes audit planning work. Group audits are audits of financial statements that include the financial inform...
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March 3, 2014
 
"About two-thirds of nearly 1,000 business owners surveyed recently by Pepperdine University’s Private Capital Markets Project expect to transfer their ownership in the n...
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March 3, 2014
 
"The Republican chairman of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee proposed a bold but politically hazardous overhaul of the nation’s tax laws, which would jettis...
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February 24, 2014
 
The Internal Revenue Service has issued guidance for employers whose 401(k) plans offer Roth IRA accounts for the rules governing rollovers by participants younger than ret...
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February 24, 2014
 
Group-of-20 nations agreed to implement a global standard for automatically exchanging information between tax authorities by the end of 2015, the Organization for Economic...
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February 20, 2014
 
"Identity theft and telephone scams top this year’s list of the “Dirty Dozen” fraudulent tax schemes released by the IRS on Wednesday. The annual list contains variou...
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February 15, 2014
 
With just two months until April 15, many small businesses are in the process of preparing their federal and state tax returns. Jessie Seaman, who leads the business tax te...
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February 14, 2014
 
"The surging stock market helped boost average 401(k) balances to yet another record high in 2013. But many young and low-income workers are not doing such a great job of k...
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February 10, 2014
 
"The small employer health insurance tax credit was enacted to help small businesses and small tax-exempt organizations afford the cost of providing health insurance covera...
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February 5, 2014
 
"Running a small business is a very rewarding but often stressful experience for every entrepreneur. Keeping up with the company’s finances is a task that doesn’t alway...
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February 5, 2014
 
"Small businesses that already provide employees with health insurance—which have faced rising costs for years—may face additional premium increases as an indirect resu...
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January 30, 2014
 
"Making good on a State of the Union address promise, President Obama on Wednesday ordered the creation of new employer-sponsored savings accounts intended to help more peo...
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January 29, 2014
 
"President Barack Obama offered modest steps to chip away at the country’s economic and social challenges in his State of the Union address. Striking a defiant tone, Obam...
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January 28, 2014
 
"In his State of the Union address, Obama will try to give his presidency a boost by highlighting the nation's growing gap between rich and poor. Wealth disparity has drawn...
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January 28, 2014
 
"The vast majority of U.S. companies said the implementation of the Obama administration’s health-care law will have no effect on their businesses or hiring plans, accord...
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January 22, 2014
 
"On Jan. 1, 13 states raised their minimum wage (by varying degrees), and on July 1, California will increase its by $1 an hour. As a result, the Economic Policy Institute ...
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January 20, 2014
 
At the end of 2013, Capitol Hill let dozens of tax provisions expire. This move will impact many taxpayers for 2014. With the loss of these extenders and new legislation, A...
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January 15, 2014
 
"The Washington-based lender sees the world economy expanding 3.2 percent this year, compared with a June projection of 3 percent and up from 2.4 percent in 2013. The forec...
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January 14, 2014
 
"This year, financial executives say their external auditors are requesting far more documents and details than usual after an alert from the PCAOB warned that it had found...
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January 7, 2014
 
For the second year in a row, practitioners will experience a less-than-flying start to tax season. CPA return preparers, in turn, might encounter snags as they grapple wit...
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January 6, 2014
 
"This year, Congress let about 55 different tax breaks expire on Dec. 31. The full array includes everything from a credit for corporate R&D to tax relief for underwater ho...
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January 6, 2014
 
"U.S. economic growth will accelerate this year even as the pace of expansion remains sub-par almost five years after the end of the recession, according to academic econom...
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January 6, 2014
 
"Congress dangled an incentive for high-income Americans to convert their tax-deferred individual retirement accounts into post-tax plans. Their response was overwhelming."...
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December 30, 2013
 
"Treasuries advanced as investors bought U.S. bonds to match market indexes, and as a report showed sales of previously owned homes rose less than forecast in November. Gai...
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December 24, 2013
 
"New guidelines unveiled Thursday by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) raise a key threshold for compliance audits of entities that receive federal award money from...
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December 24, 2013
 
"The IRS announced on its website that, beginning in 2014, it will stop providing a number of taxpayer assistance services in person or over the phone and will shift those ...
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December 17, 2013
 
In 2013, many changes have been made in employee compensation and benefits, aside from the new healthcare law. These include the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 and th...
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December 12, 2013
 
"A roaring stock market and rising interest rates are fueling the strongest recovery in the $2.4 trillion U.S. corporate-pension sector in more than a quarter century, givi...
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December 12, 2013
 
"House and Senate budget negotiators reached agreement Tuesday on a budget deal that would raise military and domestic spending over the next two years.The deal, while mode...
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December 12, 2013
 
"House Republicans appeared Wednesday to be rallying around an $85 billion deal to avert another government shutdown, brushing off complaints from their right wing that the...
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December 10, 2013
 
"With companies outsourcing more responsibilities to third parties, the risks associated with outside firms are also increasing. While chief risk officers are often called ...
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December 9, 2013
 
"While the focus in tax this year has been on all the items the American Taxpayer Relief Act extended or fixed, practitioners shouldn't lose sight of the fact that many pop...
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December 9, 2013
 
"A PCAOB report released Friday instructs audit firms to take steps to ensure that engagement quality reviews detect the audit deficiencies they are meant to identify. Alt...
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December 9, 2013
 
"House and Senate negotiators were putting the finishing touches Sunday on what would be the first successful budget accord since 2011, when the battle over a soaring natio...
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December 4, 2013
 
"The Internal Revenue Service is delaying the acceptance and processing of tax filings by at least two weeks, shortening the window for filing taxes and potentially leading...
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December 4, 2013
 
The AICPA recently proposed 10 permanent disaster relief provisions to Congress that would provide taxpayers the prompt relief they need after a natural disaster. The propo...
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December 2, 2013
 
New IRS regulations impose a "tax equal to 3.8% of the lesser of an individual’s net investment income for the tax year.... The threshold amounts are $250,000 for married...
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November 25, 2013
 
"With less than three weeks until their deadline, U.S. budget negotiators have yet to break an impasse over revenue, prompting lawmakers to draft plans to blunt $19 billion...
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November 21, 2013
 
"Good news! You still have time to significantly reduce your 2013 business income tax bill. Here’s a digest of the best year-end tax-saving moves for small businesses."
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November 20, 2013
 
"JPMorgan Chase & Co. will pay a record $13 billion to resolve U.S. Justice Department probes into the bank’s sale of mortgage bonds that officials said helped feed the f...
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November 20, 2013
 
"The advertising community has been on high alert over proposals in the House to limit or eliminate the advertising tax deduction.... In anticipation of a potential proposa...
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November 20, 2013
 
"Corporate finance executives say their annual audits are growing more contentious and more expensive as auditors facing heightened regulatory pressure are seeking more jus...
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November 20, 2013
 
"Auditors are finding themselves in the awkward position of having to submit forms that are required by regulators but are not in compliance with state accountancy laws tha...
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November 15, 2013
 
"The IRS issued final regulations that permit employers to make midyear reductions or suspensions of safe-harbor matching or nonelective contributions to retirement plans i...
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November 15, 2013
 
Yesterday, Moody’s cut its ratings by one level on four of the biggest U.S. banks, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Bank of New York Me...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-11-14/moody-...
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November 14, 2013
 
The IRS is sending letters to tax practitioners suspected of filing inaccurate EITC (earned income tax credit) claims. The letter will cover critical issues found in those ...
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November 7, 2013
 
"Contrary to what many small-business owners and CFOs may think, the Internal Revenue Service’s audit programs are not designed to give “nightmares” but to create les...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://ww2.cfo.com/accounting-tax/2013/11/irs-n...
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November 6, 2013
 
"The 2013 tax year is coming to a close, but business owners, most of whom pay taxes on business profits on their personal returns, may be unaware of some new tax laws that...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://smallbiztrends.com/2013/11/new-tax-laws....
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November 5, 2013
 
"Taxpayers have a short window in which to act if they want to take advantage of the Sec. 1202 provision that allows exclusion of 100% of the gain realized on the sale or e...
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October 30, 2013
 
"When Congress resumes the budget debate on Wednesday, many companies will be nervously counting the days. That is because 55 federal tax breaks are scheduled to expire at ...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://blogs.wsj.com/cfo/2013/10/29/clock-is-ti...
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October 30, 2013
 
"The IRS probably will bark at you if you fail to obtain health insurance next year, but the agency won't have much bite. On this issue, Congress pulled the watchdog's teet...
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October 27, 2013
 
"Despite widespread groans about the recent disclosure that Apple is finding ways to cut its federal tax bill, an analysis shows the computer giant is one of scores of corp...
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October 23, 2013
 
"The IRS announced on Tuesday a delay of one or two weeks in the start of the 2014 filing season as a result of the 16-day government shutdown to allow adequate time for th...
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October 23, 2013
 
"The IRS has failed to clamp down on improper refundable tax credit payments, according to a new federal audit.... Due to a 2009 executive order, the IRS is supposed to hav...
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October 23, 2013
 
"Unfortunately, uncertainty is everywhere in the business world. From a financial management and reporting perspective, uncertainty is never a welcome environment. Predicta...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://ww2.cfo.com/accounting-tax/2013/10/predi...
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October 22, 2013
 
The increased mortgage rates that began in May have had a negative impact on U.S. home sales. The National Association of Realtors reported Monday that sales of previously ...
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October 17, 2013
 
"Wednesday’s deal to fund the federal government through Jan. 15 and to extend the federal government’s borrowing authority through Feb. 7 in the end contained only one...
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October 8, 2013
 
Some big changes will soon be made by the PCAOB to the auditor's report. However, according to a recent survey, many corporations don't believe they're necessary or helpful...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://blogs.wsj.com/moneybeat/2013/10/08/compa...
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October 8, 2013
 
"Could you live on half your paycheck? That’s the harsh reality for many American retirees and one of the reasons that the United States’ retirement system gets a mere ...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.forbes.com/sites/ashleaebeling/2013/...
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October 3, 2013
 
Boomer Consulting recently identified 10 trends from the BTC Summit, held August 19 and 20, that accounting firms should consider in order to reach their business goals and...
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October 2, 2013
 
The Tax Court is closed during the shutdown. However, other federal courts will remain open for at least 10 days. During the shutdown, deadlines established by the Tax Cour...
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October 1, 2013
 
"About one in seven borrowers defaulted on their federal student loans, showing how former students are buckling under higher-education costs in a weak economy. The default...
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October 1, 2013
 
"The failure of Congress to agree on a continuing spending resolution on Monday led to the first federal government shutdown since 1995–1996. The shutdown involves a larg...
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September 30, 2013
 
On Friday, the IRS released its contingency plan if the federal government shuts down on Oct. 1. Although, no more than 5 days of a government shutdown is anticipated, the ...
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September 25, 2013
 
"Partnership-level audits were complex and considerably different from partner-level audits conducted before The Taxpayer Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 1982 (TEFR...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.aicpa.org/Publications/TaxAdviser/20...
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September 24, 2013
 
"Audit regulators are looking to form closer ties with audit committees to get more insight into how they can work together to oversee auditors."
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.complianceweek.com/pcaob-looking-to-...
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September 23, 2013
 
"The Marketplace Fairness Act...would require online retailers and other 'remote' businesses to collect sales taxes, but it would exempt small businesses...." According to ...
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September 23, 2013
 
According to Ellie Mae Inc., a mortgage technology firm in Pleasanton, Calif., who conducts loan surveys nationwide each month, credit score requirements are definitely mor...
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September 20, 2013
 
"Individual tax breaks help defray the costs of achieving important goals, such as paying for education or owning a home, but they also consume a large chunk of revenues. A...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://blog.aicpa.org/2013/09/the-real-obstacle...
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September 19, 2013
 
"U.S. stocks rallied to record highs on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve surprised investors and decided against trimming its bond-buying stimulus program, which has fue...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/19/business/dail...
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September 17, 2013
 
"Fortune 100 companies have been disclosing more about their auditor in proxy statements, a trend likely to continue, says a new report."
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September 16, 2013
 
"Tax gurus have been sounding the horn on the 3.8% net investment income tax — a levy that will hit top earners and any income coming from their trusts — but clients ha...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.investmentnews.com/article/20130913/...
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September 16, 2013
 
"U.S. audit regulators will propose a rule by the end of the year that could require auditors’ names to be revealed in corporate annual reports. The move, along with othe...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://blogs.wsj.com/cfo/2013/09/13/auditor-rep...
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September 13, 2013
 
The IRS is looking to create an online application system for new public charities. The Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities proposed this system in hop...
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September 10, 2013
 
"The chairmen of the congressional tax-writing committees said Monday that a consensus is forming in Washington around a plan to lower rates and close loopholes for U.S. co...
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September 6, 2013
 
Today, many leaders of the world's richest economies are meeting in St. Petersburg, Russia to sign new global tax laws for multinational corporations. These new laws would ...
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September 5, 2013
 
"An updated tax rule is causing restaurants to rethink the practice of adding automatic tips to the tabs of large parties. Starting in January, the Internal Revenue Service...
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September 3, 2013
 
"Assets of the world's largest 300 retirement funds increased by 9.8% in 2012, eclipsing the 1.9% growth rate from the previous year, according to an annual survey conducte...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.pionline.com/article/20130902/PRINTS...
 
 
September 1, 2013
 
On Thursday, the Treasury Department and IRS announced that “same-sex couples, legally married in jurisdictions that recognize their marriages, will be treated as marrie...
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August 29, 2013
 
"Switzerland and the United States are close to announcing an agreement to end their long dispute over how to punish banks that helped Americans evade taxes, banking and go...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2013/08/28/switzerl...
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August 27, 2013
 
"More American families are asking advisers for help saving for college, and nearly all of those families have accumulated much more toward their goal than the typical fami...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.investmentnews.com/article/20130821/...
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August 27, 2013
 
According to a new federal audit, the IRS still has work to do to make sure its new safeguard against fraud system is successful.
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August 21, 2013
 
According to a new study conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation, "Americans who currently purchase their own health insurance through the individual market would receive...
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August 21, 2013
 
"Audit fees rose slightly in 2012, but eased a bit in relation to corporate revenue in 2012, according to the latest audit fee data from research firm Audit Analytics."
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August 20, 2013
 
An audit committee’s primary responsibility is overseeing the organization's internal auditors. Here are 10 steps audit committees can take to offer proper oversight and ...
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August 19, 2013
 
The IRS has been targeting at least 20,000 small businesses with notices of "Notification of Possible Income Reporting." And there's more to come. They are looking at Form ...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.forbes.com/sites/robertwood/2013/08/...
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August 15, 2013
 
"Financial accounting software may not be sexy, but it's essential. Lucky for you, there's a host of new online options worth checking out. If you run a small or medium-siz...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: https://www.openforum.com/articles/the-best-alt...
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August 14, 2013
 
"Tax policy actions taken in the states in 2013 legislative sessions resulted in a net tax cut of $1.3 billion, according to a report released Aug. 12 by the National Confe...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.bna.com/ncsl-report-states-n17179875...
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August 13, 2013
 
"The annual audit report is about to get an extreme makeover. After seven decades in which the auditor's letter hasn't changed much, U.S. regulators on Tuesday are expected...
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August 13, 2013
 
Four years ago, Irving Oil made a huge goal to cut $100 million in operating costs by 2014. They hoped this leaner way of thinking would strengthen the company's competitiv...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.cpa2biz.com/Content/media/PRODUCER_C...
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August 10, 2013
 
"Some business owners have started using a structure called a family bank to finance businesses for their children. These founders realize it’s not so much a family busin...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://boss.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/08/08/bringi...
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August 9, 2013
 
"Certain types of small businesses pay a higher effective tax rate than their corporate counterparts, according to a new study prepared for small business groups. The Quan...
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August 7, 2013
 
"Now that Congress has blocked regulators from setting term limits on audit firms, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board is looking for other avenues to inspire aud...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.complianceweek.com/pcaob-ponders-roo...
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August 5, 2013
 
The overall cost of student loan debt is a lot more than you probably assume. According to a new study, a household with $53,000 in outstanding student debt will pay about ...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/04/studen...
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August 5, 2013
 
"In January, the IRS issued...an optional safe-harbor method [for] taxpayers [with]... home office deductions. For years, taxpayers and tax practitioners have struggled wit...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.aicpa.org/Publications/TaxAdviser/20...
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August 2, 2013
 
You may not be aware of the benefits your business qualifies for in being registered as a nonprofit. Nonprofit organizations are eligible for certain programs including gra...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.sba.gov/content/nonprofit-organizations
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August 1, 2013
 
"Fees for external audits of financial statements paid by U.S. public and private companies rose in 2012, according to a new survey report. Audit fees paid by 87 public com...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://journalofaccountancy.com/News/20138425.htm
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August 1, 2013
 
The status of future retirees is looking pretty bleak these days. "Pension return rates fell for a 12th straight year in 2012, slipping to 7.31 percent from 7.6 percent in ...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.cnbc.com/id/100928506
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July 30, 2013
 
The U.S. Department of Agriculture improperly issued $36.6 million to deceased farmers, according to a government audit. These findings "may call into question whether thes...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.latimes.com/business/money/la-fi-mo-...
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July 30, 2013
 
"President Barack Obama will propose a 'grand bargain for middle-class jobs on Tuesday that would cut the U.S. corporate tax rate and use billions of dollars in revenues ge...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/07/30/us-us...
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July 29, 2013
 
These days travelers are finding it harder to stick to their budget. It's not just the airfare, hotels, and car rentals. Consumers are finding extra taxes and added fees th...
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July 26, 2013
 
Form 990 is a an important marketing tool that can help promote an organization's mission as well as ensure compliance. "Consider these five steps to address the IRS’s in...
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July 22, 2013
 
Truth is, it's tough to make any audit report interesting. Yet, there are ways to make them readable. Here are ideas to revamp the reports to provide clearer and more usefu...
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July 22, 2013
 
"C corporations, S corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships, professional corporations, and nonprofit organizations all may be questioned by the IRS ...
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July 18, 2013
 
A new survey, conducted by EY's Global Internal Audit, reports that over the next two years internal auditors will be seeing a significant shift in their duties. "They will...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.cgma.org/Magazine/News/Pages/2013832...
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July 17, 2013
 
"The 'drastically reduced cost' and increased power of analytics are driving efforts to track down companies that seem to be doing a whole lot better than everyone else."
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www3.cfo.com/article/2013/7/fraud_sec-da...
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July 15, 2013
 
"U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew says regulators in China are prepared to begin handing over audit work papers to U.S. officials to break the standoff over regulation of C...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.complianceweek.com/treasury-expects-...
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July 10, 2013
 
"The U.S. House of Representatives on Monday approved a bipartisan bill that would... prohibit the PCAOB from requiring public companies to use specific auditors or requiri...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://journalofaccountancy.com/News/20138294.htm
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July 8, 2013
 
Organizations that have had 501(c)(4) applications "pending for more than 120 days as of May 28... are eligible to pursue the expedited option, according to a memo issued l...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.thenonprofittimes.com/news-articles/...
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July 8, 2013
 
"The IRS recently announced a safe-harbor method that will make it easier for taxpayers who choose the safe harbor to take the deduction, so practitioners may see an increa...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.journalofaccountancy.com/Issues/2013...
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July 1, 2013
 
"Small businesses, like other taxpayers, compute taxable income using an overall accounting method (typically the cash receipts and disbursements method or an accrual metho...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.aicpa.org/publications/taxadviser/20...
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July 1, 2013
 
Monday, July 1st, student loan rates doubled to 6.8 percent. Lawmakers are working hard to extend the 3.4 percent rate another year, which would save 7 million college stud...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://money.cnn.com/2013/06/30/pf/college/stud...
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June 27, 2013
 
For many review-based sites, the issue of credibility is at stake when businesses have either too many positive, or negative, reviews. In the case of Angie’s List, "the c...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-06-26...
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June 25, 2013
 
On Monday, acting IRS commissioner Daniel Werfel reported plans to remove 5 IRS employees from leadership positions due to inappropriately targeting taxpayers applying for ...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.journalofaccountancy.com/News/201382...
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June 20, 2013
 
A recent study found two-thirds of the 2011 college graduating class have an outstanding debt of about 60 percent of their annual income.
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/19/studen...
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June 20, 2013
 
"In a rare show of bipartisanship, the U.S. House Financial Services Committee unanimously approved a bill on Wednesday that would prohibit mandatory rotation of auditors a...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/06/19/us-ho...
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June 20, 2013
 
"Signed into law in 2010 and upheld by the Supreme Court in 2012, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will profoundly affect individuals, employers, health care ...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://blog.aicpa.org/2013/06/health-care-consi...
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June 14, 2013
 
"Strong first-quarter corporate profits may not be quite as good as they look. An analysis by The Wall Street Journal shows that the extension of a big tax credit quietly b...
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June 4, 2013
 
"A new tax proposal could make it easier for smaller companies to thrive and the economy to get a much needed boost."
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www3.cfo.com/article/2013/6/tax_sica-rd-...
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June 4, 2013
 
In December 2012, The Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act created a new net investment income tax, a Medicare contribution tax of 3.8% on unea...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.aicpa.org/publications/taxadviser/20...
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May 29, 2013
 
"In 2011, the IRS began introducing Fresh Start initiatives that have relaxed rules for payment alternatives. The 2012 results were positive for taxpayers: There were 32% f...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.cpa2biz.com/Content/media/PRODUCER_C...
 
 
May 24, 2013
 
Recently there has been an increase in IRS examinations in the restaurant industry as a result of businesses not accurately recording what the "credit card to gross receipt...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.accountingtoday.com/news/Taxing-Time...
 
 
May 24, 2013
 
China has agreed to allow the PCAOB to access documents from Chinese accounting firms who have been implicated in accounting fraud.
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB100014241278873...
 
 
May 24, 2013
 
"Some of the biggest and most powerful companies in the United States are fighting for a cut in the official corporate tax rate, arguing that it is necessary to allow them ...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/24/business/in-t...
 
 
May 21, 2013
 
"The Securities and Exchange Commission has approved the 2013 U.S. GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy, giving companies the green light to rely on it for use in preparing an...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.complianceweek.com/sec-approves-2013...
 
 
November 30, 1999
 
"The U.S. government posted the widest monthly budget surplus in more than five years in June, as spending plunged 47 percent and a stronger economy lifted tax receipts."
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-07-11/u-s-po...
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November 30, 1999
 
"Internal audit departments have heard the battle cry from regulators and industry leaders to take a higher-level view of risk and control, and they are shifting slowly. St...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.complianceweek.com/poll-shows-intern...
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November 30, 1999
 
"New rules coming in January will require borrowers to provide ample documentation before lenders will supply a mortgage.... Issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bur...
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November 30, 1999
 
"On Thursday, the IRS issued the annual inflation adjustments for 2014 for more than 40 tax provisions and the tax tables for 2014."
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.journalofaccountancy.com/News/201390...
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November 30, 1999
 
"So far this year, 2,369 people have either given up their U.S. passports or surrendered their green cards after long-term residency. The number represents a 33 percent jum...
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November 30, 1999
 
The responsibilities for internal auditors are evolving along with the business environment. Here are key strategies that will help auditors stay up to speed and provide mo...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.journalofaccountancy.com/News/201410...
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November 30, 1999
 
According to the Federal Reserve, consumer borrowing rose by $19.6 billion in May. The increase was driven mainly by auto and school loans.
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-07-08/consum...
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November 30, 1999
 
The Government Accountability Office found that the IRS needs to improve its communication in correspondence audits. By doing so, they could improve tax compliance and redu...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.accountingtoday.com/news/irs_watch/i...
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November 30, 1999
 
The Tax Foundation research group recently released a primer on the Marketplace Fairness Act, which proposes to establish a federal law governing sales taxes on online purc...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.accountingtoday.com/news/tax_researc...
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November 30, 1999
 
Many U.S. legislators worry about a possible surge in inflation because of recent job growth and rising consumer prices. Economists feel differently.
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://thehill.com/policy/finance/economy/21151...
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November 30, 1999
 
A recent analysis by Fidelity Investments found that the average 401(k) balance rose 12.9 percent. Seventy-seven percent of this growth is due to the stock market and 23 pe...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/personalfin...
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November 30, 1999
 
The House recently passed the American Gives More Act of 2014, which extends several tax deductions for charitable contributions. However, the White House is threatening to...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.accountingtoday.com/news/government_...
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November 30, 1999
 
Large partnerships are increasing in number, and their structures are becoming more complex, making it extremely challenging for the IRS to audit them. For example, in 2012...
Read More  |  Read Full Article: http://www.accountingtoday.com/news/irs-watch/i...
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November 30, 1999
 
Economic inequality in the United States has been receiving a lot of attention. But it’s not merely an issue of the rich getting richer. The typical American household ha...
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November 30, 1999
 
Save on back to school supplies by taking advantage of state sales tax holidays. While some states balked at a discount this year, about a third of all states are offering ...
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November 30, 1999
 
Building a financial plan is a lot like building a house: Both need a strong foundation to support your needs and last you a lifetime. Whether you’re just starting out or...
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November 30, 1999
 
The number of restatements announced per year by SEC-registered companies has fallen significantly since the early era of post-Sarbanes-Oxley implementation, according to r...
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November 30, 1999
 
Wealth transfer and estate planning can be among the most difficult conversations to have with clients. However, advisors would be remiss in assuming that just because a cl...
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November 30, 1999
 
Proposed changes to guidance followed by internal auditors include a new mission statement and a set of 12 core principles that highlight what effective internal auditing l...
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November 30, 1999
 
According to a poll by the Consumer Reports National Research Center, almost one in four Americans has either lost or forgotten about a vital financial document, and only 4...
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November 30, 1999
 
Most of us find saving difficult. That’s not surprising, as research shows our brains are hard-wired for immediate gratification. The flashy new car we can have right now...
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November 30, 1999
 
The PCAOB is seeking input as it weighs possible standard-setting activities related to auditing accounting estimates and fair value measurements.
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November 30, 1999
 
Starting Sept. 2, the IRS Office of Appeals is changing the way it handles appeals to examination decisions. Under the new Appeals Judicial Approach and Culture (AJAC) proj...
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November 30, 1999
 
There are all sorts of errors that can sneak onto your credit reports — an account that’s not even yours, a “late payment” that was actually made on time, or a paid...
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November 30, 1999
 
There’s more than one way for a U.S. company to avoid taxes by claiming a foreign address.
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November 30, 1999
 
A new Professional Judgment Resource released Wednesday by the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) describes the judgment challenges auditors face—and the critical elements of...
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