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January 15, 2015

States Tax Poor More Heavily than Ultra-rich

A new report finds that every state tax system, with the exception of the District of Columbia, taxes its poorest residents at significantly higher tax rates than the wealthiest 1 percent of taxpayers.

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January 14, 2015

IFAC Standards Boards Seek Nominees

Four of the International Federation of Accountants’ standard-setting boards are looking for new members with the right stuff.

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January 13, 2015

WithumSmith+Brown Unleashes Latest Music Video

WithumSmith+Brown can always be counted on to release a fun video every year to coincide with their annual State of the Firm celebration, and this year the firm pulled out all the stops.

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January 12, 2015

Top 10 Craziest Expense Report Claims

Certify, a provider of travel and expense management software, has created an amusing infographic of some of the Top 10 Craziest Business Expenses that were reported last year.

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January 9, 2015

Ben Affleck Will Star as 'The Accountant''! What?

In what may prove to be either a casting coup or a disaster in the making, Ben Affleck is set to star in an action thriller entitled “The Accountant.”

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January 8, 2015

Job Hopping Pays off for Accounting and Finance Pros

Accounting and finance professionals who switched jobs last year saw an average salary increase of 13.24 percent, according to a new survey.

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January 7, 2015

Most Tax-Friendly States for New Year’s Resolutions

The Tax and Accounting business of Thomson Reuters has released a list of states whose tax codes make it easiest for people to keep their New Year’s resolutions.

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January 5, 2015

App Helps Teach Accounting Basics

German mobile app developer Hans Peter Ruehl has created Study Accounting, an app for the iPhone and iPad that aims to teach the basics of accounting to non-accountants.

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January 2, 2015

Should U.S. Companies Get an IFRS Option?

James Schnurr, the recently appointed chief accountant at the Securities and Exchange Commission, had an intriguing suggestion recently: why not allow U.S. companies to use International Financial Reporting Standards on a voluntary basis as a supplement to their U.S. GAAP financial statements?

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Posted by Michael Cohn at 03:31PM | Comments (4)

December 30, 2014

Charitable Giving Rebounded This Year

The end of the year is traditionally the time when taxpayers rush to get their last-minute charitable contributions made so they can write off the deductions on their taxes before April 15.

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Posted by Michael Cohn at 06:16PM | Comments (0)


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