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  • Study Finds S&P 100 Companies Paying More Taxes

    September 17, 2014

    WalletHub, a personal finance social network, has released an analysis of the rates at which S&P 100 companies are taxed at the state, federal and international levels and found they were on average paying more in taxes last year than in 2012, although some are still paying extremely low rates.

  • Google-Style Tax Dodging Targeted as OECD Drafts Battle Plan

    September 17, 2014

    The tax-avoidance strategies that companies like Google Inc., Apple Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. use to escape more than $100 billion a year of levies in the U.S. and Europe are under threat from a plan drawn up by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

  • How to Join the 9,000 U.S. Taxpayers with Romney-Sized IRAs

    September 17, 2014

    If it seems impossible to amass a fortune in an IRA during your lifetime, think again.

  • Bloomberg BNA Forecasts 2015 Tax Rates

    September 17, 2014

    Bloomberg BNA has given tax practitioners and taxpayers a head start on their 2015 tax year planning, releasing a detailed projection of inflation-adjusted tax items for next year on Wednesday.

  • In the Blogs: Fries with That?

    September 17, 2014

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

  • House Passes Legislation to Limit IRS Powers

    September 17, 2014

    The House passed three pieces of legislation Wednesday aimed at limiting the authority of the Internal Revenue Service in response to scandals involving the extra scrutiny given to political groups applying for tax-exempt status as social welfare organizations.

  • Congressman Introduces Bill to Reform Film Tax Credits

    September 17, 2014

    Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., has introduced legislation that would amend the Tax Code to disqualify movie and TV producers from receiving tax credits from the federal government if any of the production is done outside the United States.

  • Understanding How Technology Supports Small Business Success

    September 17, 2014

    Technology offers small businesses the irresistible allure of success through the same tools used by larger companies.

  • Eric Holder Anticipates More Financial Fraud Prosecutions

    September 17, 2014

    Six years ago this week, investment bank Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy, observed Attorney General Eric Holder at New York University Law School during a speech Wednesday. This marked “the culmination of a period of deregulation, excessive risk-taking, questionable lending practices, and defective underwriting that heralded the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression,” he said.

  • Deloitte Defends Partner Retirement Policy

    September 17, 2014

    A Deloitte official defended the firm’s mandatory retirement requirements for partners in a congressional hearing Wednesday.

  • McGladrey Acquires Battelle Rippe Kingston

    September 16, 2014

    McGladrey LLP has expanded its practice in Ohio by acquiring substantially all the assets of Battelle Rippe Kingston LLP, a CPA firm that offers assurance, tax and consulting services in Southwest Ohio.

  • Grassi & Co. Merges in Hochman Practice Group

    September 16, 2014

    Grassi & Co. said Tuesday it is combining forces with The Hochman Practice Group, which was formerly part of Rosen Seymour Shapss Martin & Company LLP, expanding Grassi’s footprint to New City, N.Y.

  • Jersey Tax Preparer Pleads Guilty to Preparing Fraudulent Tax Returns

    September 16, 2014

    The owner of Del Tax Services pleaded guilty to willfully preparing false tax returns for clients.

  • OECD Recommends Approach to Combating Corporate Tax Avoidance

    September 16, 2014

    The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has released its first set of recommendations for a coordinated international approach to combat tax avoidance by multinational enterprises, under the OECD/G20 Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Project.

  • AICPA Prods Congress to Pass Tax Extenders

    September 16, 2014

    The American Institute of CPAs has written a letter to Congress asking lawmakers to address the uncertainty about dozens of expired tax breaks and about-to-expire breaks that could complicate next tax season for practitioners.


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