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House tax writer gives ground on state, local tax break flap

Bowing to concerns from Republican House members in high-tax states, the chamber’s chief tax writer said he’ll preserve a federal income-tax break for property taxes.


New public blockchain platform integrates with SAP

SophiaTX will also provide APIs to integrates with other major ERP and financial software systems.


Trump-Russia probe's opening salvo targets Manafort and partner, indicting them on conspiracy and tax charges

Paul Manafort, a former campaign manager for President Donald Trump, and his onetime business partner Rick Gates were charged with conspiracy against the U.S., the first people charged in the broad investigation into Russian meddling with the U.S. election.


How to avoid critical mistakes in business tax compliance planning

Now is the time to work on your tax compliance planning for businesses.


Tax relief granted to storm victims in La., S.C.

The IRS has extended deadlines and more for some taxpayers affected by Harvey and Irma.


PCAOB audit report standard welcomed by investors

A prominent investor group is applauding the Securities and Exchange Commission’s approval this week of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s new standard expanding the scope of the audit report.


Nonprofits need to get ready for revenue recognition standard

The deadline is approaching next year for public companies to begin using the new revenue recognition standard, and many not-for-profits may find themselves confronting the new standard a lot sooner than they had expected.


Give them back their time

If employees don’t need to be in the office, set them free.


Tax Fraud Blotter: An education in incarceration

Five Stars and three defendants; a fraud goes ka-boom; and other highlights of recent tax cases.