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Accounting-CPA Firms-Software Reviews

ACCOUNTING & AUDIT

What Accounting Students Don't Know About the Profession

February 7, 2017

I started with that dreaded professor tactic—a pop quiz. Although my expectations were low, the results were nonetheless quite telling. This post is targeted to two groups:

TAX

IRS Offers Tips on Choosing a Tax Preparer

February 7, 2017

The Internal Revenue Service is cautioning taxpayers to be on the lookout for unscrupulous return preparers, one of the most common “Dirty Dozen” tax scams seen during tax season.

ACCOUNTING & AUDIT

AICPA Recognizes Assurance-Related Research

February 7, 2017

The American Institute of CPAs’ Assurance Research Advisory Group (ARAG) has announced two awards for funding and/or access to accounting firm personnel for research that addresses assurance topics of interest to the CPA profession.

Small Business

Global Medical Marijuana Market Could Reach $55 Billion by 2025

February 7, 2017

In 2016, states such as Arkansas, Florida, North Dakota, Ohio, and Pennsylvania passed laws to allow use of marijuana in medical applications such as chemotherapies and pain management.

Small Business

One Step to Improve Employee Motivation

February 6, 2017

It's amazing to HR exec, speaker and author Paul Falcone that every company doesn't create individual performance plans for its employees. IPPs, he explains, take the tired year-end performance review and turn it into a year-long chase for greatness.

Small Business

10 Signs a Small Business is Struggling Financially

February 6, 2017

Small businesses face many financial hurdles. Whether due to an industry that is seasonal in nature, or because of aging accounts receivables, businesses can find themselves facing problems with cashflow, debt, profitability or vendor relationships.

Small Business

Tennessee Leads U.S. for Small Business Job Growth

February 6, 2017

Tennessee and Georgia are leading the country in job growth among small businesses, according to employment data compiled by one of the nation's biggest payroll processors. Tennessee was the No. 1 state for small business employment ...

TAX

Identity Theft a Top Security Issue for Income Tax Season

February 6, 2017

The IRS has issued a filing season alert, warning taxpayers and tax professionals to watch out for identity theft at tax time, and highlighted the crime as a recurring scam in the agency’s “Dirty Dozen” series.

TAX

AICPA Asks IRS to Clarify Regs on Expanded Research Tax Credit

February 3, 2017

The research credit benefits were mandated by the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (the PATH Act), to offset certain payroll tax liabilities of start-up companies engaged in qualified research activities. The AICPA’s letter ...

TAX

H&R Block Using IBM's Watson for Tax Prep

February 3, 2017

The collaboration between H&R Block and IBM represents the first time Watson will be applied to tax preparation, enabling millions of filers to benefit from the industry-leading expertise of H&R Block’s tax professionals, who will now partner with ...

Firm Mgmt

So. California Accounting Firms Merge

February 3, 2017

By joining Haskell & White, one of Southern California’s largest independently owned accounting, auditing and tax consulting films, the clients of Katherman Kitts & Co. will gain access to Haskell & White’s superb team of professionals and numerous...

Firm Mgmt

Nebraska Accounting Firm Lutz Acquires McDermott & Miller

February 3, 2017

Selected offices of Nebraska based accounting firm McDermott & Miller will be joining forces with the accounting and business solutions firm Lutz. The transaction is expected to be effective May 1, 2017 and the combined firm will retain the Lutz name.

Payroll

Commuting Costs Americans $3,000 Per Year, 187 Wasted Hours

February 2, 2017

Americans spend an average of 45 minutes every day commuting to and from work at an average cost of $12 per day. That works out to 187 hours and $3,000 annually, according to

a survey commissioned by Citibank.

TAX

Tax Court Says Surgical Center Income Was Passive

February 2, 2017

Do you have physician clients who own a facility where they practice or perform surgery? If the physician doesn’t “materially participate” in the management of the building, the income may be treated as passive activity income under the tax law.

TAX

Taxfyle Receives $2 Million in Financing

February 2, 2017

Founded in August 2015, today Taxfyle is the top featured tax app in the App Store that is turning the current accounting and tax industry on its head by connecting consumers and SMBs directly with Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) and Enrolled ...

Payroll

Retirement Investment Conflicts Cost Americans

February 1, 2017

As retirement funds have shifted from defined benefit to defined contribution, Americans are required to directly manage their own retirement plans for which good investment advice is essential.

ACCOUNTING & AUDIT

Super Bowl LI Could Generate $190 Million for Houston

February 1, 2017

The greater Houston area could see an approximate 40 percent increase in direct spending over the last time the market hosted the Super Bowl, back in 2004. That's according to a report from PwC US.

Payroll

MasterCard and UniRush Ordered to Pay $13 Million for Breakdowns That Cut Off Cardholder Access to Funds

February 1, 2017

In October 2015, a rash of preventable failures by Mastercard and UniRush meant that many customers could not use their RushCard to get their paychecks and other direct deposits, take out cash, make purchases, pay bills, or get accurate balance ...

ACCOUNTING & AUDIT

Chase Bank Account Holders to Be Able to Share Data with Mint, TurboTax Online and QuickBooks Online.

February 1, 2017

The companies will use technology that will allow customers to authorize Chase to electronically share financial data securely with Intuit’s financial management applications, such as Mint, TurboTax Online and QuickBooks Online.

TAX

The Top Income Tax Refund Myths

February 1, 2017

During the early parts of the tax season, early filers are anxious to get details about their tax refunds. And in some social media, this can lead to misunderstandings and speculation about refunds. The IRS offers some tips to keep in mind.

Firm Mgmt

Accounting Firm Horwich Coleman Levin, LLC joins Wipfli LLP

February 1, 2017

Wipfli LLP (Wipfli), one of the top 20 accounting and consulting firms in the United States, announced that downtown Chicago CPA and advisory firm Horwich Coleman Levin, LLC (HCL) has joined the firm effective February 1. This combination marks ...

TAX

New Tax Scams Popping Up: IRS Warns of Email & Phone Schemes

February 1, 2017

The IRS saw a big spike in phishing and malware incidents during the 2016 tax season. New and evolving phishing schemes have already been seen this month as scam artists work to confuse taxpayers during filing season. The IRS has already seen email ...

ACCOUNTING & AUDIT

New TeamMate+ System Streamlines Internal Audits

February 1, 2017

TeamMate+ technology and features are based on feedback from a user base of more than 100,000 auditors worldwide and are designed to meet the challenges auditors face today and in the future. Rich in functionality, TeamMate+ seamlessly consolidates ...

TAX

Does Stock Ownership by Institutional Investors Increase Company Tax Avoidance?

February 1, 2017

If corporate tax reform is high on the national economic agenda, the time is none too soon, a new study in a leading accounting journal suggests. While criticism of the current law most commonly targets its high statutory rate, the new research ...

TAX

IRS Issues New Form 990-EZ

February 1, 2017

The IRS has released an updated Form 990-EZ, Short Form Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax, that will help tax-exempt organizations avoid common mistakes when filing their annual return.

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