RSVP: Learn All About Nonprofit Expense Accounting on May 1

View the Webinar Follow this link to register or access the recording. After this seminar has passed, the recording will still be available. CPE CREDIT WILL BE AVAILABLE TO LIVE ATTENDEES ONLY. Event...
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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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Petty Thieves Being Mistaken for Big 4 Auditors Now

If there's one thing clients can't stand, it's a pesky auditor. They're always asking stupid questions, rummaging through the supply closet, drinking all free beverages. God, they're the worst.   Be that...
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Crony Links: Happy Employees; Productivity and Quality of Life; Awkward Branding on Social Media

It's once again time for shameless plugging of other Sift Media websites. I'm sure you've tired of talk about accountants taking over the world, Twitter spats and #busyseasonproblems anyway. AccountingWEB How...
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Accounting News Roundup: Audit Deficiencies Are Global; Paying Taxes with Art; Who Wants a Simple Tax Code? | 04.11.14

Problem Audits Are Global Issue, Survey Finds [WSJ]The International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators just wrapped up a three-day meeting (ugh) on the issue of audit quality: "Big accounting firms...
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Accounting News Roundup: Taxes Are a Snap for the Poors; EY Still Dealing with IndyMac; Better-Late-Than-Never SEC Filings | 04.10.14

Poll: Most Americans say filing taxes easy [AP]The trick? Be poor! "Not surprisingly, higher income taxpayers are more likely to say that filling out tax forms is difficult. Wealthy people tend to have...
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ANR: Scott London, U.S. Attorney Have Different Ideas About a Prison Sentence; AICPA, NASBA, Prometric Pretty Proud of Themselves; Millennials’ Fantasy Workplace | 04.09.14

U.S. Attorney Asks Judge for Three Year Sentence for Former KPMG Partner [WSJ]Scott London was looking for something a little less than that: "Harland Braun, Mr. London's attorney, has requested a sentence...
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