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.

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.

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.

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.

Rejoicing over reduced regs

The Treasury aims to kill proposed Section 2704 rules

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.

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.

Baker Tilly International elects Tim Christen as chairman

Baker Tilly International has named Timothy Christen as the accounting firm network’s new chairman after he recently completed a term chairing the American Institute of CPAs.

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.