Federal Express was able to work out a settlement with the Internal Revenue Service late last month in a long-running case involving tax credits for research and development, and the case could have broad implications for other companies claiming R&D tax credits for internally developed software.
The New Jersey Society of CPAs has decided to address the social media trend by giving its members advice on how to leverage Twitter with the help of a slightly older but equally popular Web medium, YouTube.
Antoinette Tuff, the compassionate bookkeeper who talked a troubled young man out of gunning down the children at the Georgia elementary school where she worked, has set up a fund to help underprivileged children and raised over $100,000.
PricewaterhouseCoopers is seeing more companies expressing an interest in looking beyond their basic financial results so they can develop new frameworks to provide a more informative view of their business.
Ernst & Young has seen greater interest from clients in incorporating sustainability reporting as part of the services they want from the firm.
The portal that the Internal Revenue Service has just opened for financial institutions to use for registering under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act is only the latest component that the IRS has rolled out ever so slowly to prepare banks and U.S. taxpayers abroad for the controversial FATCA provisions.
With cybercrime becoming a greater threat to companies, a new report finds that its just one of the technology challenges facing middle-market businesses.
The American Institute of CPAs has created an informational video about the two new pension standards that were released last year by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board.
While the majority of businesses are still trying to survive amid the economic turmoil of recent years, some companies are managing to thrive, and a new book attempts to identity what sets them apart.
The Internal Revenue Services manual reportedly used to contain instructions on how IRS agents could use information from a special Drug Enforcement Administration program as tips, but would then need to cover up the original source of the information by developing independent evidence if any of it were used in affidavits, court proceedings or investigative files.
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March 14, 2014
Transition Advisors president Joel Sinkin discusses his new book on how accounting firms can execute a successful merger or acquisition.
March 10, 2014
Some key trends spotted in Accounting Today's annual ranking of the Top 100 Firms and Regional Leaders.
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.
February 7, 2014
The Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters has compiled its annual sampling of quirky sales tax changes passed or implemented in 2013.
January 31, 2014
The Minnesota Society of CPAs recently conducted its annual survey about the most strange and unusual tax deductions proposed by clients.
January 24, 2014
The Taxpayer Advocate proposes a list of rights and responsibilities.