It isnt often that accountants are advised to put aside their copies of the Master Tax Guide and U.S. GAAP manual and turn to Hamlet and Great Expectations for guidance. But when it comes to interviewing potential fraudsters and embezzlers, the classics can offer some wise examples.
The late actor James Gandolfinis untimely death last month at the age of 51 has apparently left his family facing a heavy estate tax bill, according to experts.
The Swiss parliaments recent rejection of a bill that would have provided a solution to Swiss banks stand-off with U.S. tax authorities leaves U.S. taxpayers with a lot of unanswered questions about what will happen next.
As he tries to decide which NBA team to sign with next season, free agent Dwight Howard could be taking a close look at how much he will be paying in taxes in the different cities where he might play.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham has produced an eye-catching new infographic outlining some of the career options available to aspiring accountants.
Business clients who run afoul of the law and face fraud charges will oftentimes turn around and sue their accountants for malpractice, at the urging of their attorneys.
A new survey from the staffing company Accountemps finds that the top reason cited by CFOs for why their employees fail to advance is poor interpersonal skills (30 percent).
Talk about putting on the blinders. More than half of CFOs are unaware of the forthcoming revenue recognition standards due out this summer from the Financial Accounting Standards Board and the International Accounting Standards Board, according to a new survey by Grant Thornton.
We secretly knew all along that accounting was a glamorous profession, but now we have proof.
New England Colleges School of Graduate and Professional Studies has produced an attractive and amusing infographic charting the rise of the forensic accounting discipline.
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