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

Accountants Use Their Skills in Divorce Arena

Thu Sep 18 10:20:43 PDT 2014

The fallout from divorce can wreak financial havoc long after the dust in the courtroom has settled. Accountants can help both parties move forward, thanks to their unique knowledge and skills....

Bramwell?s Lunch Beat: Supersized IRAs Under Scrutiny

Thu Sep 18 09:37:54 PDT 2014

The menu for Sept. 18 features specials on ex-DOJ tax head Kathryn Keneally has a new gig, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew says action on inversions coming ?very, very soon,? dissecting the OECD?s recommendations, and more....

Communication Styles: Embracing Differences

Thu Sep 18 08:15:06 PDT 2014

Event Date: October 21, 2014, 2 pm ETKristen Rampe will share how to speak and write more effectively by understanding your own and your audience?s communication style. When two people have very different communication styles, it?s easy for messages to get lost, misunderstood, and result in confusion, frustration or worse.  This workshop will help you overcome communication challenges with co-w...

How to Battle Expense Report Fraud

Thu Sep 18 03:48:35 PDT 2014

While most employees are honest and abide by corporate rules, there are enough dishonest ones to make a dent in the bottom line with expense report fraud. But there are steps companies can take....

Auditing Special Purpose Frameworks: Auditing Investments?Part 2

Wed Sep 17 10:36:51 PDT 2014

The difference between principles in U.S. GAAP and FRF for SMEs is just the beginning. Auditors also need to consider the effects of these differences on auditing procedures....

Bramwell?s Lunch Beat: Kenny G Is a Habitual Stockpicker

Wed Sep 17 04:11:56 PDT 2014

The menu for Sept. 17 features specials on OECD unveils recommendations to curb corporate tax avoidance, McGladrey to acquire Battelle Rippe Kingston, AICPA presses Congress for action on tax extenders, and more....

How to Steer Clear of the Mutual Fund Tax Trap

Wed Sep 17 03:32:34 PDT 2014

Accountants are not wealth managers, but wealth management decisions have important tax consequences. It's good business to help clients avoid unnecessary investment-oriented tax bills....

Timesaving File Menu Tricks in Excel 2010/2013

Tue Sep 16 09:35:07 PDT 2014

In Excel 2013, frequent actions like Opening and Saving files require time-consuming extra mouse clicks. Here are a few tricks you can use to take back a tiny portion of your day....

Bramwell?s Lunch Beat: The SEC?s Grammar Police

Tue Sep 16 05:18:59 PDT 2014

The menu for Sept. 16 features specials on AgFeed reaches $18 million settlement in accounting fraud case, SEC offers early revenue recognition relief, US ranked third worst in international tax competitiveness, and more. ...

How to Build Your Practice with Outsourced Payroll

Tue Sep 16 03:41:14 PDT 2014

If handled right, outsourcing payroll can be a strategic initiative for your accounting firm?and it can build client relationships. Be aware of both the challenges and opportunities....

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