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  • Rubio Tax Cut Expands Business Deduction and Family Credits

    March 5, 2015

    U.S. businesses, families and high-income households would see significant tax cuts under a plan outlined Wednesday by Marco Rubio, a Florida senator and potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate.

  • Foreign Tax Surprises Like Disney's Have SEC Seeking Sunlight

    March 5, 2015

    U.S. officials are concerned that the trillions of dollars companies park overseas are doing more than just helping them skirt taxes. They’re worried the practice leaves investors in the dark.

  • U.S. Companies Are Stashing $2.1 Trillion Overseas to Avoid Taxes

    March 5, 2015

    Eight of the biggest U.S. technology companies added a combined $69 billion to their stockpiled offshore profits over the past year, even as some corporations in other industries felt pressure to bring cash back home.

  • In the Blogs: The 800,000

    March 4, 2015

    Highlights of some of our favorite tax-related blogs from the past week.

  • Internal Audit Faces Talent Shortage

    March 4, 2015

    A looming talent shortage could undermine the gains of internal audit departments in getting attention from top corporate executives, according to a new report.

  • ADP Finds Private Sector Added 212,000 Jobs in February

    March 4, 2015

    Private sector employers added 212,000 jobs in February, according to payroll giant ADP, but job gains were slightly weaker than in recent months, possibly because of the winter weather.

  • The Challenges and Surprising Rewards of Professional Growth as an Accountant

    March 4, 2015

    Whether you are graduating from college with a degree in accounting, or moving into the profession from an established career, the first position you will most likely hold in an accounting firm is that of staff accountant.

  • Obamacare Subsidy Case Divides U.S. Supreme Court Justices

    March 4, 2015

    A U.S. Supreme Court argument over Obamacare’s tax subsidies divided the justices along ideological lines, potentially leaving two pivotal members to decide the fate of the landmark law.

  • Cybersecurity a Priority for Internal Auditors

    March 4, 2015

    Internal audit professionals are making progress in meeting cybersecurity and data privacy standards, according to a new report, but a great deal of work remains, with many of the surveyed organizations rating themselves as less than “very effective” at addressing their cybersecurity risks.

  • ADP Offers Accountants and Small Biz Clients Access to ADP HR HelpDesk During Tax Season

    March 3, 2015

    Payroll and HR technology giant ADP is offering accountants and their small-business clients free access this tax season to the ADP HR HelpDesk through April 30, 2015.

  • Senate Report Blames Tax Pros for Unfair Tax Code

    March 3, 2015

    Democrats on the Senate Finance Committee released a new report Tuesday, “How Tax Pros Make the Code Less Fair and Efficient: Several New Strategies and Solutions,” in conjunction with a hearing on “Fairness in Taxation.”

  • Sleeter Group Acquired by Diversified Communications

    March 3, 2015

    The Sleeter Group, which hosts a popular conference for accounting technology consultants, has been acquired by Diversified Communications, a family-owned, international media company with a 65-year history.

  • Global Audit Regulators See High Level of Deficient Audits

    March 3, 2015

    The International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators released a new report Tuesday showing continuing high levels of significant deficiencies in the audits of public companies by auditing firms around the world.

  • IRS Steps up Prosecutions for Identity Theft

    March 3, 2015

    The Internal Revenue Service is continuing its enforcement push against refund fraud and identity theft, and today announced the Top Ten Identity Theft Prosecutions for Fiscal Year 2014.

  • GAO Reviews IRS Budget Challenges

    March 3, 2015

    The Internal Revenue Service’s fiscal year 2015 appropriation of $10.9 billion and staffing levels of 81,279 full-time equivalent employees continue a decline that has occurred over several years and are now below fiscal year 2009 levels, according to a new government report.