September 17, 2019

Blind Item: Which Accounting Firm’s National Tax Leader Got Called Out For the Exodus of Tax Partners?

 

Apparently a big shot audit partner has seen one too many of his tax brethren running for the door:
Supposedly a high-ranking audit partner at [top ten firm] sent an email to the entire partnership in which he blasts the national tax leader for spending the firm's money on management retreats when he should be worrying about why their tax partners are dropping like flies.
We'd love to see the email but haven't had any luck tracking it down so far, so if it's sitting in your inbox, kindly pass it along.
 
Other blind items:

Have something to add to this story? Give us a shout by email, Twitter, or text/call the tipline at 202-505-8885. As always, all tips are anonymous.

Related articles

Ex-KPMG Partner David Middendorf Was Spared a Lengthy Prison Sentence

A second member of the “KPMG 5” will serve jail time for his involvement in an information-stealing scheme to cheat the PCAOB inspection process. David Middendorf, former national managing partner for audit quality and professional practice at KPMG, was sentenced this morning in Manhattan federal court to one year and one day in federal prison, […]

Ex-KPMG Partner’s Request to Have His Wire Fraud Conviction Thrown Out Gets Shot Down, Crashes, Burns

Welp, so much for that. David Middendorf, former national managing partner for audit quality and professional practice at KPMG, is scheduled to be sentenced in Manhattan federal court tomorrow, according to Law360, for his role in an information-stealing scheme in which PCAOB insiders fed KPMG executives secret plans on which of the Big 4 firm’s […]