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.
Jackson Hewitt is gearing up this tax season to offer its tax customers help with signing up for the Obamacare health insurance marketplaces, despite the technical problems that have plagued the new exchanges since they launched at the beginning of this month.
Now that the October 15 filing deadline is out of the way for all those many taxpayers who had to file an extension due to the delayed tax season, there are a number of tax planning options for next year.
Paul Saganey has been partnering with CPA firms on building their financial planning practices.
The Financial Accounting Standards Board hopes to reduce some of the complexity of its standards by leveraging the work of its sister organization, the Private Company Council, which has been working to adjust the accounting rules for the scaled-back needs of smaller businesses.
Grant Thornton is one of the many firms and organizations weighing in on the lease accounting changes proposed by the Financial Accounting Standards Board and the International Accounting Standards Board, which would add leases to corporate balance sheets around the world for the first time.
The Internal Revenue Service has released final regulations for repairs of tangible property, providing some benefits for small businesses that were not in the earlier temporary regulations, but also perhaps shutting them out from breaks available to larger companies.
Federal Express was able to work out a settlement with the Internal Revenue Service late last month in a long-running case involving tax credits for research and development, and the case could have broad implications for other companies claiming R&D tax credits for internally developed software.
The New Jersey Society of CPAs has decided to address the social media trend by giving its members advice on how to leverage Twitter with the help of a slightly older but equally popular Web medium, YouTube.
Antoinette Tuff, the compassionate bookkeeper who talked a troubled young man out of gunning down the children at the Georgia elementary school where she worked, has set up a fund to help underprivileged children and raised over $100,000.