Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 16:23
You may have heard that accounting is the jim-dandiest college major around. Any site that throws up a lazy “Careers” section has accounting near the top of any “Best Careers” listicle. And we...
Accounting News Roundup: Yahoo and Alibaba; Accountants Wanted in Connecticut; Flu Season at the Office | 01.28.15
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 09:41
Obama Drops Plan to Raise Taxes on ‘529’ College Savings Accounts [WSJ]The White House had been taking heat from both Rs and Ds so they dropped the provision since it became "such a distraction."
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 15:55
And now, for a little bit of stupid fun. Compliance Week has a post on the SEC's clarification of what constitutes proper multimedia and graphics in company filings.
Accounting News Roundup: Who's Ready for Revenue Recognition?; Deloitte's Stalling in Booz Allen Suit; Oil & Gas Accounting | 01.27.15
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 09:38
Snowstorm sweeps northeast but falls short of predictions [Reuters]Back to client service! "Some of the heaviest snowfall was recorded in parts of Connecticut and Massachusetts, while New York City's...
Friday, January 23, 2015 - 11:51
The world needs #CPAs even more than it needs @justinbieber. See why we're needed oh so badly: http://t.co/7ckJj1gYol
Accounting News Roundup: KPMG's New Atlanta Boss; No One Wants Simpler Accounting; Treasury Secretary Gets Bogus IRS Calls | 01.23.15
Friday, January 23, 2015 - 09:20
Americans' Satisfaction With Federal Taxes on Low Side [Gallup] This required a survey? "Americans' satisfaction with the amount that Americans pay in federal income taxes roughly ties the lowest...
Accounting News Roundup: SEC's Probes; Grant Thornton's Billions; New York's Flat CPA Numbers | 01.21.15
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 09:33
SEC Gets Busy With Accounting Investigations [WSJ]The agency filed 99 accounting-fraud enforcement actions for the fiscal year end of Sept. 30. That's up from 68 in the previous year.
Accounting News Roundup: A Greek Accounting Tragedy; Keep Your Best Employees; PwC Does Davos | 01.20.15
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 09:45
Greece’s Accounting Problem [NYT]USC Professor Jacob Soll outlines the country's lack of ability to keep its numbers straight. Billy Moore named CFO of Grant Thornton [GT]He succeeds Russ Weiman on...
Accounting News Roundup: UK Closes Book on HP-Autonomy; EY Law's Expansion; Stop Overreacting | 01.19.15
Monday, January 19, 2015 - 12:05
We're observing Martin Luther King Jr. Day so we're keeping a light publishing schedule. As always, Open Items is the 7-11 of the accounting world and if you need to get in touch, you can email us.
Accounting News Roundup: Deloitte's Hoteling; BDO's New Partners; PwC's Counting Engagement | 01.15.15
Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 09:57
In "hoteling" concept, Deloitte says it has sufficient space for huge workforce [SA]