New CPA Exam ‘very well-received’ – with more changes to come

NASBA and the AICPA want to move to a model where the test evolves more quickly.

Some of America’s richest families help Trump target estate tax

The White House cited research from a “family business” group to support its push for repealing the federal estate tax. But don’t mistake family business owners for small business owners.

House GOP’s tax ‘math experiment’ has U.S. businesses on alert

House tax writers have completed about 90 percent of the tax bill they plan to release this week, Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady said Monday—but the last part may be the hardest.

Jerry Weiss Memorial Fund established at UIC

The scholarship will honor the late founder of Weiss and Company and help public accounting students pursue their careers.

Help them take the CPA Exam

That means offering young employees both time and money for fees and test prep – and sometimes forcing them to sit the exam.

IRS manages to make e-Services transition after all

The Internal Revenue Service said Monday that it was able to transition most of its e-Services user applications to a new platform over the weekend, although it reiterated its warning Friday of delays in moving to new authentication technology.

Wolters Kluwer adds international content to CCH AnswerConnect

The research tool’s enhancements accelerate “speed to answer” with support for 90 countries and new efficiencies.

Rejoicing over reduced regs

The Treasury aims to kill proposed Section 2704 rules

Manafort faces a stark choice: Cooperate or risk years in prison for tax, money laundering and other charges

U.S. prosecutors filed a straightforward, easy-to-prove criminal case against former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, leaving him with a stark choice: cooperate or fight the charges and, if he loses, face years in prison.

Mercer hedge fund tax dispute moves to IRS appeals office

A tax dispute involving Renaissance Technologies, the hedge fund firm whose co-chief executive officer is a prominent backer of President Donald Trump, is advancing to a new phase.