National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson, who leads the Taxpayer Advocate Service at the Internal Revenue Service, decried the plummeting levels of customer service at the IRS in a recent speech.
The International Federation of Accountants has opened its annual SMP Quick Poll to survey accountants at small and midsize practices about the main issues confronting them and their clients around the world.
PricewaterhouseCoopers has been building its Private Company Services practice in the U.S. to cater to the needs of growing companies that are benefiting from the economic recovery.
High net worth individuals have increasingly been putting their money into donor-advised funds, a form of charitable giving in which the fund is managed by the charity on behalf of the individual or their family.
Carl Allegretti, U.S. CEO and chairman of Deloitte Tax LLP, the vast tax practice at Deloitte LLP, has personal experience with the importance of finding time for family in the midst of a busy work schedule.
Organizations lose an estimated 5 percent of their annual revenues to fraud, and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners is offering some basic tips to help any organization prevent and detect fraud, in conjunction with International Fraud Awareness Week this week, which ACFE is helping support.
A new report by PricewaterhouseCoopers identifies some of the pitfalls in the anti-money laundering programs that financial institutions have put in place to address the ever tougher requirements in the U.S. and other parts of the world to stem the tide of illegal sources of cash.
As a tax practitioner, you have probably dealt with decedent tax returns before, but you’ve probably never processed a Form 1040 R.I.P.
Hank Barry, the former CEO of the early music-sharing service Napster, is encouraged by the Securities and Exchange Commission’s proposed rules for crowdfunding as they set the stage for this nascent form of investment.
Is your accounting firm more like a famous rock band or a garage band? Angie Grissom and Scott Bradbary of The Rainmaker Companies gave an entertaining keynote speech at Accounting Todays Growth & Profitability Summit on Monday comparing how many accounting firms can effectively act like rock bands.