Nexia sees 13% rise in global revenue

Nexia International, a network of accounting and consulting firms, reported total fee income of $3.62 billion for 2017, a 13 percent increase over the results across its network for 2016.


Pass-throughs just got much more complicated

The deduction under new Code Sec. 199A comes with a host of calculations.


Oak Street Funding debuts CPA Practice Exchange site

Oak Street Funding, a unit of First Financial Bank that offers commercial financing for businesses, has opened a new website that allows CPAs to list or search for accounting practices for sale.


Paychex sees rebound in small business job growth in January

Employment and wage growth at small businesses grew this month, according to payroll giant Paychex.


What Super Bowl tickets can teach accountants about pricing

When the New England Patriots faced the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX in 2015, average ticket prices right before the big game topped $5,600, according to published reports.


Illinois CPA Society holds 2018 'Internship Preparation' program

Over two dozen minority accounting students took part in the three-day event featuring sessions with top firms.


AICPA wants more guidance on new tax law and dedicated IRS unit for tax pros

The American Institute of CPAs is asking Congress, the Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department for more guidance on the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, along with a dedicated service unit for tax practitioners.


SEC chief accountant for enforcement Michael Maloney departing

Michael F. Maloney, the chief accountant at the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Enforcement, is leaving the SEC in February.


In the blogs: The fun in refund

Reform and expats; R&D to OSs; and other highlights from our favorite tax bloggers.


Trump connects presidency with prosperity in ‘American moment’

Donald Trump sought to connect his presidency to the nation’s prosperity in his first State of the Union address, arguing that the U.S. has arrived at a “new American moment” of wealth and opportunity.