Now that the compliance deadlines for the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, or FATCA, are in sight, foreign banks and other financial institutions are finally getting their systems in order, even though there are still some holes in what the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service are providing.
It takes about four weeks, on average, for CFOs to fill an open staff-level positions in accounting and finance, according to a new survey.
The House Ways and Means Committee held a hearing last week to discuss the perennial issue of the tax extenders, the temporary tax provisions that expire year after year and are usually renewed.
The United States is working with other countries on multinational corporate tax issues, including the increasingly thorny issue of base erosion and profit shifting.
Cybercrime is on the rise, and accountants are in a position to help their clients take steps to prevent it.
The Marketplace Fairness Act, which was supposed to finally settle the question of how states can tax online sales, appears to have stalled in Congress after passing the Senate last year.
Accountants have a duty to make sure their clients' confidential financial files and tax forms are kept safe, and fortunately there are some good products on the market for doing just that.
H&R Block has been holding an online contest soliciting votes on who is the “Greatest Hipster in History,” and the winner, for some reason, seems to be the ancient Greek philosopher Socrates.
Whether they realize it or not, taxes ended up going up for most taxpayers last year, despite the extension of the Bush tax cuts at the beginning of last year.
The guidance issued by the Internal Revenue Service this week treating virtual currencies such as Bitcoin as property rather than currency for federal tax purposes may end up helping Bitcoin investors, even though it means Bitcoin users will need to be extra careful to report their transactions from now on.
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April 18, 2014
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April 14, 2014
Transition Advisors president Joel Sinkin talks about what firms should do after a merger to retain their clients and staff members.
April 21, 2014
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March 31, 2014
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March 19, 2014
The NAEAs collection of ridiculous things tax clients believe.
March 10, 2014
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March 3, 2014
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