PricewaterhouseCoopers is anticipating that Super Bowl XLVIII will generate over $210 million in direct spending in the New York and New Jersey area, though the revenue generated by the Super Bowl and other pro football activities is leading some to question the NFL’s nonprofit, tax-exempt status.
The new updates that the Financial Accounting Standards Board has just released for goodwill and interest rate swaps make good on its promise to follow up on the suggestions of the Private Company Council that FASB’s parent organization, the Financial Accounting Foundation, established less than two years ago.
Cindy Fornelli, the executive director of the Center for Audit Quality, has long been an influential person in the accounting profession and is a perennial member of Accounting Today’s annual list of the Top 100 Most Influential People.
The Institute of Management Accountants has recently endorsed the undergraduate accounting programs at Michigan State University and Brigham Young University, joining Pennsylvania State University and Washington State University Vancouver, whose programs have already been endorsed by the IMA.
The annual Fortune magazine list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For includes a handful of accounting firms among the rankings for 2014.
Ernst & Young’s global chairman and CEO, Mark Weinberger, highlighted the advantages of a career in accounting and tax to college students from diverse backgrounds at an event in New York on Thursday.
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Even though taxpayers aren’t facing the prospect of a looming fiscal cliff and a potential jump in income tax rates next year, there are still plenty of issues to contend with in the New Year.
There’s a vacancy at many hotels and motels that have room for a good accounting firm, according to a new report.
Even though legislation requiring online retailers to collect sales taxes from their customers passed the Senate back in May, it remains in limbo in the House, leaving online retailers in a state of uncertainty after the Supreme Court declined on Monday to hear Amazon.com’s appeal of New York State’s so-called “Amazon tax” law.
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