Bannon plan to tax wealthy is said to be considered by GOP

White House chief strategist Steve Bannon’s plan to raise the top income-tax rate for America’s highest earners could find some support among congressional Republicans as part of a populist message to sell a broader tax overhaul, according to one conservative lawmaker who has heard the proposal.


Killing the border tax solved one problem. It may create several

Republican leaders billed their decision to abandon a controversial plan to tax companies’ domestic sales and imports as an essential step toward uniting their efforts to overhaul the U.S. tax code—but its death adds new complications to an already intricate task.


People on the move: KPMG hires team of transfer-pricing vets

RSM appoints Boston office partner; Weaver promotes seven to partnership; and other recent hires, promotions and personnel news from firms across the country.


Big Four firms mark National Intern Day

EY, PwC, and Deloitte took the time to thank their summer colleagues with a slew of activities.


ZipBooks now offers standalone bookkeeping product

Users get access to a dedicated bookkeeper and multiple service options.


Offering advisory services: Taking a piecemeal or holistic approach

Survey data has shown that many firms derive very little revenue from value-added, consultative services.


AccountantsWorld recruits Jay Abraham to create growth strategies for firms

The marketing guru will create tools focused on helping firms expand their practice and profits.


Small Business Health Care Tax Credit claims decline precipitously

The Internal Revenue Service has been doing a better job of processing and reviewing claims for Small Business Health Care Tax Credits, according to a new report, though the number of small businesses claiming the Obamacare credit has declined precipitously.


Instagram posts will soon help sniff out tax fraud in India

A photo of your shiny new car or your chic holiday cottage may lead the taxman to your door.


Obamacare repeal collapses as Senate GOP blocks health bill

A months-long effort by Senate Republicans to pass health legislation collapsed early Friday after GOP Senator John McCain joined two of his colleagues to block a stripped-down Obamacare repeal bill.