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.
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.
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June 17, 2013
CCH Small Firm Services president Jason Marx talks about the challenges confronting small accounting firms, including regulatory and tax compliance, technology adoption, and do-it-yourself software.
June 14, 2013
Jennifer Warawa, VP of partner programs and channel sales at Sage, discusses how accountants need to communicate more frequently with clients so they become more of an "on-demand" resource.
June 14, 2013
Bloomberg BNA executive editor of tax and accounting George Farrah discusses how accountants today are dealing with the economy, technology, globalization and practice management.
June 13, 2013
Amit Jain of ADP Small Business Services discusses how the accounting firm of tomorrow will be different from accounting firms today.
June 16, 2013
New areas of change that accountants should be on the lookout for.
May 31, 2013
Tax-related identity theft is a continuing problem, and a trustworthy tax preparer is an important part of the solution.
May 28, 2013
Are your prospects choosing another accounting firm just because of price? There are ways to boost your image to earn a premium fee and leave low-price competitors behind.
May 22, 2013
The IRS recently released statistics covering the year to May 10, 2013.
May 5, 2013
The AICPA's annual list of IT priorities for accounting firms.