Accounting News Roundup: Going Negative on Positive; PwC's Successful Bluff; CFO Raises Not as Good CEO's (Duh) | 10.31.14
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 09:39
Estate Tax Exemption for 2015 Is Announced [WSJ]$5.43 million, up from $5.34 mil.
Accounting News Roundup: Big 4 Bullied Into Anti-Hong Kong Protest?; Entrepreneurs: Made or Born?; EY NYC Superday | 10.29.14
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 09:14
Accounting Firms’ Anti-Hong Kong Protest Stance Prompted by Pressure [WSJ]
Accounting News Roundup: Few Accounting Firms Ready to Capitalize on Current Trends; Use Your Business Card Better; Defining Critical Thinking | 10.28.14
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 10:01
Report: Few Are Ready to Take Advantage of Profession's Top 5 Trends [CPA Success]
Accounting News Roundup: Chiquita Splits a Deal; IRS and Civil Forfeiture; Catch Up on Tax Cases | 10.27.14
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 10:02
Chiquita and Brazilian Group Announce Takeover Deal for Banana Producer [DealBook]After rejecting Fyffes on Friday, Chiquita hooks up with Cutrale Group and Safra Group.
Accounting News Roundup: If It Can Happen at Tesco...; Pot Taxes on the Ballot; Unused Vacation at 40-year High | 10.24.14
Friday, October 24, 2014 - 09:02
Tesco and accounting Feeding the beast [The Economist]This sums it up nicely: "That Britain's premier retailer, one of the most widely held stocks that is followed by almost 50 analysts can restate...
Accounting News Roundup: Things at Tesco Manage to Get Worse; More Firms Starting Family Offices; KPMG Strategy | 10.23.14
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 09:39
Tesco scraps profit outlook as accounting black hole deepens [Reuters]Well, this is unexpected: "Tesco reported a bigger than expected hole in its finances on Thursday after finding accounting...
Accounting News Roundup: Grant Thornton CEO's Next Role; Bad Behavior at Tesco; SEC Audit Client Q3 Winners and Losers | 10.20.14
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 09:49
Grant Thornton LLP names Chipman senior vice chair [GT]SC will take the role in January when Mike McGuire succeeds him as CEO. Tesco accounting probe finds "inappropriate behaviour" by staff -...
Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 13:02
It's time once again for the ritual that is closing the books on Going Concern's prior month. Enjoy!
Accounting News Roundup: AbbVie Changes Mind on Inversion; Stop the 'I'm SO Busy' One-upping; Buffett's 'Huge Mistake' | 10.16.14
Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 09:54
AbbVie Board Recommends Shareholders Reject Shire Acquisition [DealBook]Treasury's move to discourage inversions appears to have worked in this case: "AbbVie and its board of directors made this...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 12:10
If you remember, that is. Personally, I do. The job was with a boutique CPA firm and they offered, and I accepted, $43k. This was 2003.