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  • Consultants Launch Survey on CPA Happiness

    April 22, 2014

    The CPA Consultants’ Alliance is conducting a survey aimed at determining the relationship between happiness and success at CPA firms, and is looking for accountants to participate.

  • IRS Opens Tax Forum Registration with Discounts

    April 22, 2014

    The IRS has begun accepting registrations for its 2014 Nationwide Tax Forums, and is offering discounted registrations to those who sign up early.

  • PwC US Launches New GRC Offering

    April 22, 2014

    Big Four firm PwC US has launched its Performance Governance, Risk and Compliance solution to help clients better manage risk and improve company performance.

  • Dixon Hughes Goodman Names Next CEO

    April 22, 2014

    The partners of super-regional firm Dixon Hughes Goodman have elected Matt Snow as their next CEO.

  • TIGTA: IRS Shouldn't Award Employees with Conduct Issues

    April 22, 2014

    While an award program for IRS employees complies with federal regulations, some employees with tax and conduct issues received awards, according to a report released publicly by TIGTA.

  • IASB Launches Web-Based Research Center

    April 22, 2014

    The International Accounting Standards Board has launched a web-based IFRS Research Centre.

  • Thomson Reuters Integrates Bisk CPEasy Network

    April 22, 2014

    The Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters announced that the Bisk CPEasy Network subscription is now part of its learning solutions group.

  • Budget Cuts Hurt IRS Performance: GAO

    April 22, 2014

    Smaller budgets have hurt the Internal Revenue Service’s performance, according to a new government report.

  • Berdon Settles Rihanna Lawsuit

    April 21, 2014

    Berdon LLP and Rihanna have settled the singer’s multi-million-dollar lawsuit against the Top 100 Firm out of court.

  • WTAS Global Expands in Netherlands, Russia

    April 21, 2014

    WTAS Global, the international arm of tax advisory firm WTAS, has added locations in the Netherlands and Moscow through the addition of tax advisory and consultancy Taxperience Group.

  • NY Hits Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill with Tax Warrant

    April 21, 2014

    Country singer Toby Keith’s restaurant I Love This Bar & Grill owes more than $189,000 in back taxes for sales taxes the business collected and failed to forward to the state.

  • BDO Leads Q1 in New SEC Clients

    April 18, 2014

    With 11 overall new Securities and Exchange Commission clients and a net gain of eight, Top 10 Firm BDO led the nation’s large firms in the first quarter of 2014.

  • Tips for Late Taxpayers

    April 18, 2014

    The IRS has some advice for taxpayers who may have missed the April 15 tax filing deadline.

  • Tax Fraud Blotter: Nothing But Prison

    April 18, 2014

    Some of our favorite recent tax fraud cases.

  • Construction Industry Revenue Growth Slowing

    April 18, 2014

    Construction companies have seen steady profit and sales growth recovery since 2009, but 2013 figures indicate their rate of growth is slowing, according to data from the financial information company Sageworks.

  • Study Finds Link between Financial Planning and Happiness

    April 18, 2014

    The more discipline an individual brings to their finances, the more financially secure he or she feels in the present, and the greater likelihood they’ll be happy in the future, according to a new study.

  • IRS Doing More Audits of Large Partnerships

    April 18, 2014

    As the number of large partnerships involving 100 or more direct partners continues to grow, the Internal Revenue Service is taking a closer look at them, according to a new government report.

  • Employees Focusing More on Financial Planning

    April 18, 2014

    Employees are becoming increasingly engaged and more proactive in their financial planning, according to a new study.

  • IRS Still Upgrading Computers from Windows XP

    April 17, 2014

    The Internal Revenue Service has arranged to pay Microsoft extra money to continue to support its old Windows XP computers beyond the cutoff date that Microsoft has imposed for supporting the old operating system.

  • Firm News April 17, 2014

    April 17, 2014

    NJSCPA gives out more than $500K in scholarships, Fraud & Forensic Accounting Education Conference update, and more...

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Trends in the Accounting Profession

April 18, 2014

Jim Metzler, former AICPA vice president of small firm interests, and founder of Metzler Advisory Group, talks about how the CPA profession is changing.

Lessons in M&A: Client and Staff Retention

April 14, 2014

Transition Advisors president Joel Sinkin talks about what firms should do after a merger to retain their clients and staff members.

Are You Missing These Growth Opportunities?

April 2, 2014

Gale Crosley of Crosley + Company discusses the practice areas and international opportunities that firms often overlook in trying to grow.



Dumbest Employee Excuses for Being Late

March 31, 2014

Running a little late could have big repercussions, especially at a firm in the midst of busy season. From escaped zebras to must-see TV, employers told CareerBuilder some of the most memorable excuses they've heard from tardy employees.

Common Taxpayer Misconceptions

March 19, 2014

The NAEA’s collection of ridiculous things tax clients believe.

The 10 Fastest-Growing Firms in the U.S.

March 10, 2014

The firms with the highest 2013 revenue growth in our Top 100 Firms/Regional Leaders list.

Top 10 Tech Trends for 2014

March 3, 2014

As companies gain more affordable access to new technology and platforms, they also seek to make smarter investments.

Strangest Tax Deductions

January 31, 2014

The Minnesota Society of CPAs recently conducted its annual survey about the most strange and unusual tax deductions proposed by clients.