Here’s Your Chance to Own a Yellow Corvette Thanks to the IRS

One taxpayer's loss is your gain! The IRS is offering up for auction a 2007 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 and a 2005 Chevrolet SSR Pickup, both painted in clean drug test piss yellow. They've also got a 2006...
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Accounting News Roundup: Auditor Independence and the CFO; Challenge Employees to Make Them Happy; Charity with a Swipe | 11.14.14

Auditor Independence Is the CFO’s Responsibility, Too [CFO]Say two retired EY partners. SEC Questions Internal Controls at Citigroup [Audit Analytics]Which segues nicely into adverse opinions on ICFR. An...
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Brunswick Corporation Trims Infrastructure Costs

By deploying IBM SmartCloud services, Brunswick avoided hundreds of thousands of dollars in capital outlays. It is also saving up to USD75,000 annually in IT expenses.Request Free! By: [author-name] This...
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Spotted: The AICPA’s Restroom Marketing Campaign

Our tipster writes: The marketing gurus at the AICPA posted this above the hand dryer in the men's bathroom of a local dive bar!  What better time to think about retirement then after some $2 Miller Lite...
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Here Is a Non-Exhaustive List of Things That Are Better Than Coming Out of a Successful Meeting

Listen, Life at Deloitte, we understand that you're obligated to tweet things like this but you should really choose your words carefully. You asked the question, so we're now obligated to answer. Is there...
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Unassigned Desks and Collaborative Workspaces are the Dystopian Post-Apocalyptic Future

It may seem odd to use a dystopian world as a model for an office workspace, but that’s just what Citi did. Susan Catalano, Citi’s Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of HR, was reading the...
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The PCAOB May or May Not Be Trying to Stir the Pot

Edith Orenstein wondered out loud yesterday on FEI if the PCAOB is returning to its activist agenda of yore. Short of Jim Doty occupying the audit room with a bullhorn and a sign, what exactly does an...
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Accounting News Roundup: Old Guy Buys Batteries; Comptroller v. Wynne; Career Moves After 50 | 11.13.14

Jean-Claude Juncker Breaks Silence Over Luxembourg Tax Issues [NYT]He takes the meta approach: "On Wednesday, Mr. Juncker accepted that he was 'politically responsible for what happened in each and every...
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Monetizing the ‘Internet of Things’ The Next Customer Experience Mandate

There's no doubt that the “Internet of Things” is driving the next wave of innovation. Google has spent billions over the past few months vacuuming up companies that specialize in smart appliances...
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Deloitte Survey: Millennials Don’t Need Cars Because They Have Facetime

In the ongoing quest to understand mysterious Millennials (who, BTW, are in their 30s now so, you know, you can just ask us if you don't understand what drives us or what we want), Deloitte surveyed 23,000...
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