Accounting News Roundup: Penn State’s New Path for Accounting Students; Polling Americans on Long-term Investment; Amazon and Online Taxes | 04.22.14

Management Accountants Get an Edge at Penn State [AWEB]Smeal College of Business is offering a Corporate Control and Financial Management concentration that will prepare students "for careers in industry,...
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Accounting News Roundup: Audit Firms Q1 Client Gains and Losses; The Beginning of ‘Too Few to Fail’; James Franco Sues Accounting Firm | 04.21.14

BDO Leads Q1 in New SEC Clients [AT]KPMG and Marcum also did okay for themselves, netting +8 and +5 while PwC and EY were big losers, netting -10 and -19 audit clients respectively.  US Department of...
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Crony Links: Excel on Your iPad; The Cost of Procrastination; Offensive Brand Tweets

If you've had enough of guys saying stupid things on Twitter, then take a spin around other Sift Media sites on this above-average Friday. Open Items Giving Notice When Switching to Competitor (B4); My...
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Accounting News Roundup: New Hampshire Needs Accountants; Lots or Tax Refunds; Is It Okay to Leave Work at 5 pm? | 04.18.14

SEC's information technology at risk of hacking: report [Reuters]The best part: "The report comes just two days after the SEC issued a nine-page blueprint that put Wall Street firms on notice that they...
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Accounting News Roundup: Mass. Senate: Tech Problems Are Deloitte’s Bad; Mitt Romney’s Taxes Redux; Former Big 4 Bigwigs: Where Are They Now? | 04.17.14

Senate panel faults state, Deloitte on technology flaws [BG]Lots of blame to go around! "The [two] projects included the state Labor Department’s $46 million system to manage unemployment benefits and...
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RSVP: Learn All About Nonprofit Expense Accounting on May 1

Event Date: May 1, 2014 This material focuses on the principles of accounting for non-profit organizations’ expenses.  It will include discussions of functional expense categories, accounting for functional...
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Accounting News Roundup: Tax Loophole Envy; Donald Rumsfeld’s Letter to the IRS; The Tax Code Is NOT 70k Pages Long | 04.16.14

Looking at Some Corporate Tax Loopholes Ordinary Citizens May Envy [DealBook]Andrew Ross Sorkin reminds people that, at least for tax purposes, you wish you had been born a corporation.  Concerned citizen...
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Accounting News Roundup: PwC, HP Sued for Stealing Trade Secrets; Groundhog Day for Audit Quality; Pot Taxes Pipe Dream | 04.15.14

PwC, And HP, Sued By Mobile Monitor Technologies LLC For Theft of Trade Secrets [Re:The Auditors]A show of hands from auditors who enjoy their mobile monitors! "Mobile Monitor Technologies, LLC (MMT),...
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Accounting News Roundup: Gisele Gets Audited; Millionaires on Unemployment; Do an Impression of Your Boss | 04.14.14

Top frivolous reasons for not paying taxes [USAT]Aka: tax deniers expressing their freedom from tyrrany! Nursing home accountant allegedly steals residents' rent money, over $50K [WAFB]Debra Morris Barrios's...
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Footnotes: Herbalife Is Having Another Bad Day; Obamas’ Sterile Tax Return; Rich White Guy News | 04.11.14

Criminal probe launched into Herbalife [FT] IAC Said to Buy More Tinder Shares at $5 Billion Valuation [Bloomberg] The Obamas’ return is “pretty sterile,” said Anthony Nitti, a partner at Withum,...
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