September 25, 2013
Much attention has been focused on the postponement of the Affordable Care Acts employer mandatethe requirement that businesses with 50 or more employees provide them with health insurance or face significant fines, which the Obama Administration delayed for one year.
September 24, 2013
The way I see it, theres never been a better time to pursue a career in the public accounting and auditing profession.
September 20, 2013
The age-old issue of whether to deduct or capitalize just got a bit more clear.
September 19, 2013
May I ask you a personal question? Do you feel like your job description is last-minute issue tackler? You are not alone.
September 18, 2013
Many accounting firms tout their excellent customer service as what sets them apart from competitors, but if everyone is bragging about the same thing, are they truly unique?
September 16, 2013
The IRS issued the final tangible property repair regulations for Sections 162(a) and 263(a) last Friday, modifying and superseding the temporary regulations that were issued on Dec. 23, 2011.
September 13, 2013
How comfortable should you be when youre asked by a client for a comfort letter?
September 12, 2013
As an accountant, I have a question for you. How many of your clients own their own captive insurance company?
September 11, 2013
Awareness of the implications of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, also known as FATCA, is growing.
September 10, 2013
A new program allowing Swiss banks to cooperate with U.S. tax authorities means that the days of U.S. citizens successfully keeping their numbered Swiss bank accounts hidden from the prying eyes of the IRS could be coming to an end.
September 6, 2013
The Supreme Courts recent DOMA decision raised a number of questions regarding its tax implications. The IRS answered some of those questions in a Revenue Ruling last week, but a number of issues remain on the state level.
September 5, 2013
As a business grows, tax issues become more complex and absolutely critical. Growing companies cannot get tied down and caught up by tax penalties that could have been avoided with simple due diligence.
September 4, 2013
Busy season: say it to a room full of CPAs and you get a round of all-knowing nods in return.
September 3, 2013
Your firm may be successful today, but everyone knows that success can be fleeting unless youre continuously thinking ahead to identify and win the next client.
August 30, 2013
The Tax Code giveth and the Tax Code taketh away. The depreciation and expensing provisions in the Tax Code allow taxpayers to recover the cost of property through an annual allowance.
August 28, 2013
The Public Company Accounting Oversight Boards recent proposal to overhaul the format of the auditors reporting model could lead to unexpected legal repercussions for auditors.
August 27, 2013
The old adage that there are two sides to every story remains true today, especially as it pertains to accountants.
August 23, 2013
Understanding what makes a Chief Financial Officer tick has always been important, but today a CFOs role goes beyond number cruncher to board liaison and CEO advisoramong a number of other demands outside of their typical purview.
August 23, 2013
With all the noise about Americans renouncing their citizenship and paying an exit tax just to be freed from what they consider an oppressive tax regime, its nice to know that its a two-way street.
August 22, 2013
The Internal Revenue Service has sent letters to thousands of small business owners recently, questioning whether they underpaid their taxes last year.
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December 5, 2013
U.S. Wealth Management chairman and CEO John Napolitano talks about the unappreciated qualities that make up a great financial planner.
December 4, 2013
Ed Mendlowitz, a partner at WithumSmith+Brown, discusses how small CPA firms can benefit from conferences like Accounting Today's recent Growth & Profitability Summit.
December 9, 2013
Our editors picks for the 10 biggest stories of the year in tax
November 26, 2013
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November 22, 2013
Accounting Today recognizes accountings best workplaces.
November 15, 2013
10 concepts that could be the Next Big Thing for your firm and the profession.
November 8, 2013
Our annual list of innovative accounting resellers.