High net worth individuals have increasingly been putting their money into donor-advised funds, a form of charitable giving in which the fund is managed by the charity on behalf of the individual or their family.
Carl Allegretti, U.S. CEO and chairman of Deloitte Tax LLP, the vast tax practice at Deloitte LLP, has personal experience with the importance of finding time for family in the midst of a busy work schedule.
Organizations lose an estimated 5 percent of their annual revenues to fraud, and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners is offering some basic tips to help any organization prevent and detect fraud, in conjunction with International Fraud Awareness Week this week, which ACFE is helping support.
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.
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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.