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  • Senator Worries IRS Budget Cuts Could Fuel Cyberattacks and Tax Fraud

    September 3, 2015

    One of the leaders of the Senate’s main tax committee is sounding the alarm about proposed budget cuts at the Internal Revenue Service and warning that it could encourage identity theft, tax evasion and tax fraud by crime syndicates.

  • Catalog Will Review Accounting Firm Site Designs

    September 3, 2015

    Greenfield/Belser, a company that designs websites for professional services firms, is launching a catalog and review of 200 accounting, consulting and law firm websites next week.

  • IRS Decision May Save Pension Plans $18 Billion

    September 3, 2015

    The Internal Revenue Service's decision not to update mortality assumptions to reflect today's higher life expectancy could help corporate pension plan sponsors save at least $18 billion in 2016 as they continue to calculate minimum funding contributions according to outdated models.

  • In the Blogs: Old St. Nicked

    September 3, 2015

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

  • CPA Depositions: 10 Things to Avoid

    September 3, 2015

    Lawsuits are never fun, particularly for CPA defendants who stand to lose money, reputation and time.

  • Accounting Today September 2015 Digital Edition

    September 3, 2015

    Check out the digital edition of the September 2015 issue of Accounting Today.

  • Schroders' Swiss Bank Pays $10.4 Million in Deal with U.S.

    September 3, 2015

    Schroders Plc’s Swiss bank will pay a $10.4 million penalty to avoid prosecution under a U.S. program that requires participating firms in Switzerland to say how they helped American clients avoid taxes.

  • Tax Alpha: Your Prime Prospects

    September 2, 2015

    Looking for planning prospects in your client base? Start with these four groups.

  • Liberty Reports Q1 Loss

    September 2, 2015

    Liberty Tax Inc. reported a net loss for its fiscal first quarter ended July 31 of $8.5 million, unchanged from the prior year.

  • Carr, Riggs & Ingram Merges in Harbeson, Fletcher & Bateh

    September 2, 2015

    Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC has expanded its presence in Northeast Florida by merging in the Jacksonville-based CPA firm Harbeson, Fletcher & Bateh, LLP.

  • Deloitte Acquires Kaisen Consulting, Forms ‘Deloitte Leadership’ Business Psychology Unit

    September 2, 2015

    Deloitte has acquired the business and assets of Kaisen Consulting Limited, a boutique leadership consultancy of business psychologists based in the U.K. and U.S., which will operate under the name “Deloitte Leadership.”

  • ADP Finds Private Sector Added 190,000 Jobs in August

    September 2, 2015

    Private sector employers added 190,000 jobs in August, according to payroll giant ADP, in another sign of steady employment gains.

  • Accounting Salaries Expected to Rise Next Year

    September 2, 2015

    Average starting salaries in accounting and finance are expected to rise 4.7 percent next year, according to a new salary guide from the staffing company Robert Half.

  • 6 Strategies for a Stellar Site

    September 2, 2015

    Your firm’s website is responsive, but if it still isn’t getting the response you hoped for, it might need some updating to create the positive impression you're hoping to convey. Try these tips to ensure it’s doing everything possible for your accounting firm.

  • Taxpayers Received $572 Million in Excess Obamacare Tax Credits

    September 1, 2015

    The Internal Revenue Service’s processing of tax returns that reported or claimed Premium Tax Credits during the 2015 filing season was challenged by delays in receiving data from some health insurance marketplaces and exchanges, and overpayments of Advance Premium Tax Credits, according to a new government report.


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