It isnt clear whether the House will follow the lead of the Senate and pass the Marketplace Fairness Act, the legislation requiring online vendors to collect sales taxes from their customers, but its still a good idea for clients who are e-commerce merchants to prepare themselves for changes in the tax laws.
The United Nations has issued a report from a high-level panel tasked with developing a post-2015 development agenda in which it calls for all companies to include corporate sustainability reports with their financial reports.
The Public Company Accounting Oversight Boards long-awaited agreement with Chinese authorities doesnt really give the PCAOB everything it has been seeking, such as the ability to inspect auditing firms in China, but it does take the PCAOB closer to its eventual goal.
Robert Herz, the former chairman of the Financial Accounting Standards Board, stopped by the Accounting Today offices last week to talk about his new book, Accounting Changes, and film a video interview.
The Internal Revenue Service has released for public comment draft versions of three forms for complying with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, or FATCA.
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.
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April 18, 2014
Jim Metzler, former AICPA vice president of small firm interests, and founder of Metzler Advisory Group, talks about how the CPA profession is changing.
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 2, 2014
Gale Crosley of Crosley + Company discusses the practice areas and international opportunities that firms often overlook in trying to grow.
March 31, 2014
Running a little late could have big repercussions, especially at a firm in the midst of busy season. From escaped zebras to must-see TV, employers told CareerBuilder some of the most memorable excuses they've heard from tardy employees.
March 19, 2014
The NAEAs collection of ridiculous things tax clients believe.
March 10, 2014
The firms with the highest 2013 revenue growth in our Top 100 Firms/Regional Leaders list.
March 3, 2014
As companies gain more affordable access to new technology and platforms, they also seek to make smarter investments.
January 31, 2014
The Minnesota Society of CPAs recently conducted its annual survey about the most strange and unusual tax deductions proposed by clients.