Below please find daily updates pertaining to the latest in financial, business, and tax news:

Bramwell?s Lunch Beat: ARCP?s Accounting Horror Story

Fri Oct 31 09:28:45 PDT 2014

The menu for Oct. 31 features specials on NY regulator seeks $300M from Bank Leumi in tax probe, IRS announces 2015 inflation adjustments for tax benefits, Hungary scraps Internet tax plan, and more....

Friday Wrap-Up: What You May Have Missed This Week

Fri Oct 31 06:06:22 PDT 2014

The secret of tax-advantaged giving, survey outlines accounting future, secure alternatives to the cloud, ensure your best staff will leave you, IRS civil forfeiture problems, and more....

The Unqualified Opinion: Lieutenant Dangle Costume at Office Party

Fri Oct 31 04:10:49 PDT 2014

An AWEB Halloween "Trick": a partner felt this costume would show the younger staff members just how fun he could be, in order to connect with the new generation of millennials....

'Jersey Shore' Star Ends Up in One Fine Tax Mess

Thu Oct 30 10:15:15 PDT 2014

Mike Sorrentino, one of the stars on the former TV show "Jersey Shore," is having legal troubles. But the arraignment was postponed so that he could participate in a new reality TV show....

Bramwell?s Lunch Beat: CapEx Not Affected by Expired Tax Breaks

Thu Oct 30 09:27:15 PDT 2014

The menu for Oct. 30 features specials on lawmakers exploring post-election tax break deal, IRS issues tax guidance related to Ebola outbreak, Big Four pressured into anti-Hong Kong protest, and more....

How to Trim Taxes While Playing Santa

Thu Oct 30 04:48:33 PDT 2014

There are tax-advantaged ways to give, if you know the subtle rules. The $14,000 annual exclusion and $5,340,000 lifetime max do not have to be rigid limits, if you know some workarounds. In one important case, the IRS ruled in the taxpayer's favor....

Auditing Special Purpose Frameworks: Operating Expenses?Part 1

Wed Oct 29 10:07:30 PDT 2014

This article discusses basic accounting principles for operating expenses under the FRF for SMEs. Lease accounting is also covered. Part 2 will address basic auditing procedures....

Bramwell?s Lunch Beat: States with the Best Business Tax Climates

Wed Oct 29 09:27:07 PDT 2014

The menu for Oct. 29 features specials on federal judge throws out AICPA lawsuit against the IRS, EU warns Hungary over Internet tax proposal, Pfizer on the hunt for an inversion partner, and more....

7 Key Ways to Get New Clients

Wed Oct 29 04:53:18 PDT 2014

Working in one way or another with local organizations, and other relationships, gives you several different ways to subtly, but effectively, raise your prestige and garner new clients. ...

Top 5 Trends Shaping Accounting?s Future

Tue Oct 28 13:20:14 PDT 2014

A new survey from Wolters Kluwer, CCH found that 18 percent of all accountants report feeling "very prepared" to address the most significant trends facing their firms in the future....

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