August 12, 2020

Footnotes: Deloitte Fees Don’t Add Up; Eat It, PCAOB; EY Expands | 10.09.14

University of Iowa staff are questioning Deloitte's math Another person asked how much time and money already has been spent interviewing and involving university staff and faculty in the Board of Regents’ efficiency review, which Deloitte was hired to conduct earlier this year. “It’s significant, and the regents are aware that it’s a significant investment,” said Rick Ferraro, a director for Deloitte who is heading the consultant’s work for the Board of Regents. “The regents realize those hours are being paid for — that is salary being spent, and it’s a reflection of priority.” [KCRG]

KPMG says it won’t compete with BigLaw [Legal Post]

Britain won’t let companies bury their accounting missteps in bulky reports anymore [Quartz]

Drops mic [Twitter]

IRS: Tax refunds could be delayed next year The IRS could be forced to delay tax refunds next year if Congress doesn’t strike a deal on dozens of expired tax provisions by the end of next month, the agency’s commissioner said this week. IRS chief John Koskinen said the agency might have to postpone the 2015 filing season if lawmakers don’t act any sooner on the expired tax provisions known as extenders. [The Hill]

Will Romney 2016 Be Haunted By Unreleased Tax Returns? Wait, we still care about this? [Forbes]

EY to grow Advisory services practice for second time in 2014 Meanwhile, in Canada [CNW]

Ben Affleck at Center of Legal War Among 'The Accountant' Producers (Exclusive) [The Hollywood Reporter]

Passenger Pulled from US Airways Plane After Yelling "I Have Ebola" Filed under: things you shouldn't do [Gawker]

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