The American Institute of CPAs has created a National Commission on Diversity and Inclusion that has been working to address the disparities in representation of minorities in the accounting profession.
On the heels of a new Twitter page and Web site for tax reform launched by the leaders of Congresss two main tax committees, a coalition of advocacy groups has issued a Twitter challenge to Grover Norquists influential lobbying group, Americans for Tax Reform.
The CPA Consultants' Alliance has produced an animated video to accompany a research study on CPA firms challenges when their leaders contemplate succession planning.
For Martin Abo, home decorating might mean a trip to the local novelty shop.
A strange story of bureaucratic overzealousness emerged in Florida last week when a local media outlet reported that a Jacksonville man had his tax refund cut by $895 because the Social Security Administration found it had overpaid his now-deceased mother by that amount 42 years ago.
The IRS has released proposed regulations on the minimum value of eligible health care plans in terms of the health insurance premium tax credit, and the proposed rules could mean that many employers wont be able to include their wellness programs within the minimum coverage requirements.
A tax break for executive stock options has saved 280 of the largest corporations an estimated $27.3 billion over the last three years, according to a new report.
Mid-market executives believe their own businesses are poised for growth but are taking a more realistic view of the growth prospects for the overall U.S. economy in 2013, according to a new report by Deloitte.
Accountants can finally take a breather from a stressful tax season, and nows a great time to check out some new technology for the office and a place they probably havent been seeing a lot of latelyhome.
The high-profile insider trading case involving a KPMG lead audit partner could add fresh impetus to a Public Company Accounting Oversight Board proposal for auditors to add their names to audited financial statements.
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May 21, 2013
A continued conversation with Marcums Nanette Lee Miller and Janis Cowhey McDonagh about the obstacles women in the accounting profession face when trying to make their way into leadership positions.
May 8, 2013
Institute of Management Accountants president and CEO Jeffrey Thomson discusses why accounting students should consider management accounting as a career, and the IMA's partnership with John Wiley & Sons.
May 5, 2013
The AICPA's annual list of IT priorities for accounting firms.
April 30, 2013
Our monthly collection of statistics from the world of tax.
April 29, 2013
Help your clients avoid these common pitfalls.
April 23, 2013
These five bad habits can make your confidential information -- and that of your clients -- easy to steal.
April 9, 2013
A selection of tax cartoons from Philly tax firm Drucker & Scaccetti's 'Finding Humor in Taxes' exhibit.