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On October 15, Teresa Mackintosh, CPA, CITP, was named president and CEO of CCH Tax & Accounting US by parent company Wolters Kluwer, effective immediately.
A recent survey from Big Four firm EY explored the combination of external pressures and internal corporate plans for growth that international tax and finance executives are managing.
For the past twenty-two years, CPAs from the Houston CPA Society have been a consistent presence in Houston-area schools, dedicating their time and resources through the society's CPAs Helping Schools program.
How's the rollout of the Affordable Care Act going? Just fine, thank you, according to IRS official Sarah Hall Ingram, who is running the tax collection agency's end of the operation.
Following is the latest roundup of community news for the week of October 14, 2013.
Oh what odd images the shutdown hath wrought. Here are some snippets of the federal government shutdown you may not know about.
In an effort to clarify the facts about the FASB Disclosure Framework project, the standard-setting organization has created a questions-and-answers fact sheet about the initiative.
The IRS has been embroiled in plenty of turmoil lately, but presumably it has nothing to do with a witch's cauldron or a satanic spell. Nevertheless, an IRS official sitting on the hot seat in Congress was asked to defend herself against mock charges she was demonic.
The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) on October 10 approved two attestation standards and an auditing standard pertaining to audits of brokers and dealers.
The Dodd-Frank Act expanded existing whistleblower programs, providing cash rewards for significant information given to the SEC. Despite these efforts to stimulate whistleblowing, companies are putting limits on how much (or how little) their employees can report fraud.
The IRS on October 8 posted updated information for taxpayers on its website about what services the agency can and cannot provide while the federal government is shut down.
As if there wasn't enough controversy already swirling around the Affordable Care Act, now the TIGTA reports that the IRS can't account for $67 million stashed in a slush fund intended to help enforce the law.
San Francisco–based online accounting software provider Xero launched a free conversion platform on October 8 that will enable small businesses to migrate their Intuit QuickBooks data into Xero's Cloud accounting service.
When professional accountancy organizations function properly, they hold the power to support the production of high-quality financial information, contributing to public- and private-sector development, economic growth, and the aid-effectiveness agenda.
Would you vote for a rapper for president? How about Congress? Don't answer too quickly. Whatever your politics, as the government shutdown wanes on, the rapper who calls himself Nelly is making more sense than any of our elected representatives.
The overwhelming majority of small business owners recently surveyed by the National Small Business Association (NSBA) are worried about the security of their IT and online properties.
In Part 2 of Michael Alter's social media series, you will learn how to create a company page on Facebook and LinkedIn as well as how to post and build followership.
It must be a pain to be wealthy and famous. Most people who enter a state on business can slip in, do a deal, and go on home without drawing the unwanted attention of the IRS. But for Tom Hanks, it's not so easy.
Almost half of public company board members surveyed do not think the PCAOB's proposed changes to enhance the auditor's reporting model will improve its usefulness, according to a new survey from BDO USA, LLP.
Most top US accounting firms report that common sources of firm revenue growth include niche services, such as business valuations, litigation support, strategic planning, and business advisory services.