The portal that the Internal Revenue Service has just opened for financial institutions to use for registering under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act is only the latest component that the IRS has rolled out ever so slowly to prepare banks and U.S. taxpayers abroad for the controversial FATCA provisions.
With cybercrime becoming a greater threat to companies, a new report finds that its just one of the technology challenges facing middle-market businesses.
The American Institute of CPAs has created an informational video about the two new pension standards that were released last year by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board.
While the majority of businesses are still trying to survive amid the economic turmoil of recent years, some companies are managing to thrive, and a new book attempts to identity what sets them apart.
The Internal Revenue Services manual reportedly used to contain instructions on how IRS agents could use information from a special Drug Enforcement Administration program as tips, but would then need to cover up the original source of the information by developing independent evidence if any of it were used in affidavits, court proceedings or investigative files.
The U.S. Census Bureau is asking accountants to remind their colleagues and business clients to fill out their 2012 census forms because theyre overdue.
Intuit recently launched a football-related promotional campaign for small businesses that promises to provide more than $25 million in rewards and the opportunity to appear in a Super Bowl ad.
The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board issued guidelines late last month on providing a financial statement discussion and analysis section in reports from public sector entities.
The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board released its first set of industry-focused provisional standards on Wednesday, starting with the health care sector.
The Supreme Courts landmark decision last month striking down the Defense of Marriage Act may have solved the estate tax problems of the lead plaintiff, Edith Windsor, but it still is leaving a lot of uncertainty among same-sex couples, particularly those in states that do not recognize same-sex marriage.