Rea to merge in Walthall CPAs

Top 100 firm Rea & Associates plans to add Walthall CPAs, a Cleveland-based accounting firm, on Nov. 1, 2017.

FASB proposes lease accounting changes for land easements

The Financial Accounting Standards Board has a proposed accounting standards update to clarify how to apply its new lease accounting standard to land easements.

Deloitte email platform and client data hit by cyberattack

Following record results that flagged the growth of its cyber-security business, the Big Four firm revealed that it has been successfully targeted by hackers who accessed data from an internal email platform.

IRS extends tax relief to Hurricane Maria victims

The Internal Revenue Service is offering tax relief to victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, along with victims of the other recent monster storms, Harvey and Irma.

2018 Accounting MOVE Project Survey now open

The annual poll, gauging female leadership in public accounting, seeks input from all firms.

Increasing numbers of taxpayers to file at the ‘other’ tax deadline

Changing due dates, missing info, legislative uncertainty and host of other factors are pushing more returns than ever to October.

Tax Strategy: An early look at 2017 year-end planning

There’s almost a perfect storm of uncertainties facing tax planners and their clients.

N.Y. tax squeeze in Trump’s overhaul risks crippling GOP support

President Donald Trump’s promised tax overhaul may force dozens of Republican congressmen in states including New York and New Jersey into a politically damaging vote to repeal a $1.3 trillion tax break their districts use heavily.

Trump said to get tax plan targeting 20% corporate rate

The president is expected to discuss reform-related issues in a speech on Wednesday.

Fighting fraud for fun and profit

Running a pure forensics practice is very different from running a regular accounting firm – forensic CPA Tiffany Couch explains how.