Intuit has been keeping abreast of all the developments with the recently enacted tax legislation, but the tax prep software giant is warning that its software is still dependent on the Internal Revenue Service updating all of its forms, schedules and instructions on time.
Some of the largest corporations are relying on like-kind-exchanges to lower their tax bills, in some cases pushing the boundaries of what the Internal Revenue Service will allow under the law.
With the expiration of the payroll tax cuts, the majority of workers will be facing smaller amounts of take-home pay starting this month, but the American Institute of CPAs has some timely financial advice.
Christmas always brings out the satirical bent in a lot of folks, and this holiday season has been no exception, with stories suggesting the beloved Santa Claus is running afoul of the tax authorities.
Accounting firms have frequently found themselves in the cross-hairs of class-action lawsuits filed by shareholders over their audits of public companies, but that trend may be changing.
Just in time for the holiday season, CPA firm consultant Rita Keller of Keller Advisors has decided to do her own version of a scene from the now-classic Jean Shepherd movie A Christmas Story, adapted for accountants.
Americans for Tax Reform, the Grover Norquist-led lobbying group that asks politicians to sign a pledge not to raise taxes, and then holds them to it, has given its seal of approval to the Plan B that House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, has proposed for raising taxes only on millionaires, in case he and President Obama are unable to reach an agreement to avert the fiscal cliff.
John Wiley & Sons has released the latest version of J.K. Lassers venerable tax guide, a reference book that has assisted millions of taxpayers, not to mention tax preparers.
The Patriotic Millionaires, an advocacy group of well-heeled taxpayers who say they want to pay more in taxes, is suddenly taken with Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio.
A recently published academic paper asks the thorny question, Should the forensic accounting profession be regulated?
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May 24, 2013
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May 22, 2013
Attendees at Accounting Today's Meet the Editors Dinner at Keens Steakhouse in New York discuss the top issues confronting accountants.
May 21, 2013
A continued conversation with Marcums Nanette Lee Miller and Janis Cowhey McDonagh about the obstacles women in the accounting profession face when trying to make their way into leadership positions.
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.
April 30, 2013
Our monthly collection of statistics from the world of tax.
April 29, 2013
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April 23, 2013
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