A new report by PricewaterhouseCoopers identifies some of the pitfalls in the anti-money laundering programs that financial institutions have put in place to address the ever tougher requirements in the U.S. and other parts of the world to stem the tide of illegal sources of cash.
As a tax practitioner, you have probably dealt with decedent tax returns before, but you’ve probably never processed a Form 1040 R.I.P.
Hank Barry, the former CEO of the early music-sharing service Napster, is encouraged by the Securities and Exchange Commission’s proposed rules for crowdfunding as they set the stage for this nascent form of investment.
Is your accounting firm more like a famous rock band or a garage band? Angie Grissom and Scott Bradbary of The Rainmaker Companies gave an entertaining keynote speech at Accounting Todays Growth & Profitability Summit on Monday comparing how many accounting firms can effectively act like rock bands.
Jackson Hewitt is gearing up this tax season to offer its tax customers help with signing up for the Obamacare health insurance marketplaces, despite the technical problems that have plagued the new exchanges since they launched at the beginning of this month.
Now that the October 15 filing deadline is out of the way for all those many taxpayers who had to file an extension due to the delayed tax season, there are a number of tax planning options for next year.
Paul Saganey has been partnering with CPA firms on building their financial planning practices.
The Financial Accounting Standards Board hopes to reduce some of the complexity of its standards by leveraging the work of its sister organization, the Private Company Council, which has been working to adjust the accounting rules for the scaled-back needs of smaller businesses.
Grant Thornton is one of the many firms and organizations weighing in on the lease accounting changes proposed by the Financial Accounting Standards Board and the International Accounting Standards Board, which would add leases to corporate balance sheets around the world for the first time.
The Internal Revenue Service has released final regulations for repairs of tangible property, providing some benefits for small businesses that were not in the earlier temporary regulations, but also perhaps shutting them out from breaks available to larger companies.
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