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  • Tax Fraud Blotter: Foreign Entanglements

    October 25, 2014

    Two of our favorite recent tax fraud cases.

  • Wolters Kluwer and NATP Offer CPE

    October 25, 2014

    Wolters Kluwer, CCH Small Firm Services and the National Association of Tax Professionals have teamed to offer ATX and TaxWise preparer customers varied tax-compliance education. 

    The program covers timely topics in several formats, including live and on-demand webinars, self-study courses and facilitated self-study courses. Existing Wolters Kluwer/CCH customers can also get discounted memberships to NATP. …

  • Financial Accounting Foundation Appoints COO

    October 24, 2014

    The Financial Accounting Foundation, the parent organization of the Financial Accounting Standards Board, has appointed banking executive Mary P. Crotty to the newly created position of chief operating officer.

  • BP Threatens Suit over McGladrey’s Audit of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Claims

    October 24, 2014

    British Petroleum is threatening to sue the administrator of the claims settlement program set up to deal with victims of the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico from its Deepwater Horizon oil-drilling rig to force him to release the results of an audit by McGladrey LLP that is costing BP more than $14 million.

  • Treasury and IRS Encourage Use of Annuities in 401(k) Plans

    October 24, 2014

    The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service have issued guidance aimed at expanding the use of income annuities in 401(k) plans.

  • CPA Sentenced for Helping Cadillac Ranch Restaurant Owners Evade Taxes

    October 24, 2014

    A CPA from Dayton, Ohio, was sentenced to serve over a year in prison and a year of supervised release for helping the owners of the Cadillac Ranch restaurant chain evade taxes.

  • Judge Dismisses Lawsuits against IRS by Conservative Groups

    October 24, 2014

    A federal judge has dismissed a pair of lawsuits against the Internal Revenue Service by over 40 conservative groups over the IRS’s handling of their applications for tax-exempt status.

  • SEC Sanctions Auditor for Violating Lead Partner Rotation Rules

    October 24, 2014

    The Securities and Exchange Commission has sanctioned a Florida-based auditor for violating federal laws and regulations that require lead audit partners to periodically rotate off their audit engagements with a publicly traded company in order to preserve the integrity of the financial reporting process.

  • People News: Oct. 24, 2014

    October 24, 2014

    New hires, promotions and more…

  • Firm News: October 24, 2014

    October 24, 2014

    Office relocation and expansion, The McGladrey Classic and more...

  • Running the Waterfall Calculation

    October 24, 2014

    How can fund administrators efficiently walk general partner CFOs through the waterfall calculation?

  • Budget Cuts Derail IRS Plans to Automate Taxpayer Advocate Service

    October 23, 2014

    The Internal Revenue Service is planning to improve the technology used by its Taxpayer Advocate Service to better handle the many requests it receives from taxpayers seeking help with their IRS problems, but the project has been put on hold due to budget cuts.

  • CFOs Concerned about Slowdown in Europe

    October 23, 2014

    Chief financial officers in both the U.S. and Europe are concerned about the financial prospects for their own companies as well as global economic conditions, according to a new survey.

  • IRS Warned about Protecting Taxpayer Information on Health Exchanges

    October 23, 2014

    The Internal Revenue Service needs to go to greater lengths to safeguard taxpayer information on health insurance exchanges, according to a new government report.

  • CPA.com Builds Momentum after Renaming from CPA2Biz

    October 23, 2014

    CPA.com, the American Institute of CPAs’ business and technology subsidiary, has increased its service offerings and built revenues after the AICPA changed the name from CPA2Biz.


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