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Disasters Come with Tax Breaks?Know the Rules

July 28, 2014

The tax code allows you to claim tax deductions for household damage caused by thefts, vandalism, fires, floods, hurricanes, and more. But the law imposes several restrictions....

Bramwell?s Lunch Beat: Canada Finds FATCA Costs Them

July 28, 2014

The menu for July 28 features still more on the inversion argument, an analysis of why Canadian banks are unhappy with FATCA, Congress-White House disagreement on child care credits, banking regulations, and more....

The Death Tax That Wouldn't Die

July 28, 2014

There doesn't seem to be any end to the fight over the federal estate tax. Now legislation proposed in Congress is resurrecting calls to dismiss this tax that has long plagued wealthy individuals....

Editor's Picks: Cheating on the Ethics Exam; Alternatives to Accounting; Entrepreneurs Are Great Employees

July 25, 2014

The only thing we have to link are links themselves.AWEB Forums What business management theories work well in your business?...

Use a Menu of Services as an Overview of Your Value Priced Offerings

July 25, 2014

Whenever I speak to accountants about creating a cloud practice, the most common question is, ?How do I charge my clients?? The answer has usually been "hourly billing," but that model is changing....

Mastering the Three Phases of Successful CPA Project Management

July 25, 2014

Meet budgets and client expectations using project management skills geared toward the unique challenges faced by CPAs. Kristen Rampe will share how knowing the keys to structuring and executing a successful project can make the difference between success and repeated failures....

Bramwell?s Lunch Beat: Obama on Inversions: ?I Don?t Care If It?s Legal, It?s Wrong?

July 25, 2014

The menu for July 25 features specials on House approves bill to expand and simplify tax breaks for education, IRS releases draft forms on Obamacare employer mandate, Paul Ryan?s plan to expand the EITC, and more....

How to Form a CPA-Financial Advisor Alliance

July 25, 2014

Developing a strategic alliance with a financial advisor may be just the ticket to grow your accounting practice, particularly if many of your clients are affluent. But do it right....

Survey: Cybersecurity Is Keeping More Corporate Directors Up At Night

July 24, 2014

While reputational risk is the No. 1 nonfinancial concern among corporate directors, cybersecurity/IT risk are gaining steam. According to the results of a new survey from EisnerAmper, cybersecurity/IT risk ranked second at 62 percent, up almost 10 percent from last year?s poll....

Tax Pros Have High Hopes for IRS Transfer Pricing Audit Tool

July 24, 2014

Many senior US tax professionals believe that a streamlined audit process will be the top benefit resulting from the IRS Transfer Pricing Audit Roadmap, a toolkit organized around a notional 24-month audit timeline, according to the results of a new KPMG survey....

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