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  • Former IRS Employee Sentenced to Prison for Identity Theft

    August 27, 2015

    A former Internal Revenue Service employee has been sentenced to two years and one day in prison for his role in an identity theft tax refund fraud scheme.

  • FEI Names New President and CEO

    August 27, 2015

    Financial Executives International has appointed Andrej Suskavcevic as president and CEO of both FEI and the trade group’s Financial Executives Research Foundation.

  • Filling the Soft-Skills Gap

    August 27, 2015

    4 tips to better hiring practices

  • Baker Tilly and SF&Company to Merge

    August 27, 2015

    Combination of accounting and advisory firms will augment Baker Tilly’s service capabilities in the Northeast, drive results for SF&Company clients.

  • Family Limited Partnerships' Future in Question

    August 27, 2015

    If you have discussed the idea of setting up a family limited partnership with any of your clients in the past, now might be a good time to revisit the subject.

  • Try to Prepare for the Worst

    August 27, 2015

    Essential tips to plan for and recover from disasters

  • In the Blogs: Goofs Galore

    August 27, 2015

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

  • GASB Updates Implementation Guide

    August 27, 2015

    The Governmental Accounting Standards Board has published a new authoritative implementation guide that details comprehensive authoritative implementation guidance that has been cleared by the board for state and local governments.

  • Non-Audit Fees Declining at Auditing Firms

    August 27, 2015

    Last year, the percentage of non-audit fees dropped below 10 percent of the total fees paid to audit firms for the first time since Sarbanes-Oxley, according to a new report.

  • Rising Tax Revenues Shrink Deficit, for Now

    August 26, 2015

    The budget deficit this year is estimated to be $426 billion, $60 billion less than projected in March, according to new estimates from the Congressional Budget Office, thanks to stronger tax revenues.

  • 1 in 4 Employers Could be Subject to 'Cadillac Plan' Tax

    August 26, 2015

    Twenty-six percent of employers offering health benefits could be subject to the Affordable Care Act’s tax on high-cost health plans, also known as the “Cadillac plan” tax, in 2018 unless they make changes to their plans, according to a new analysis.

  • Mystic Pizza Owner Gets Prison Sentence for Tax Evasion

    August 26, 2015

    The owner of Mystic Pizza, the Connecticut pizzeria made famous by the 1988 Julia Roberts movie of the same name, has been sentenced to over a year in prison on charges of tax evasion and structuring cash transactions.

  • Accounting Firm Marketing Strategies to Avoid

    August 26, 2015

    In my profession, I have always believed we were not on the cutting edge of marketing.

  • Stop Calling It Social Media!

    August 26, 2015

    We should really be calling it ‘social business’

  • Accounting Workers Confident about Finding New Jobs

    August 26, 2015

    Sixty-two percent of finance and accounting workers said they are confident about their ability to find a new job, while 78 percent believe it is unlikely they will lose their jobs over the next 12 months, according to a new survey.


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