Accounting software adoption is growing at breakneck speed

In 2017, 37 percent of companies that bought accounting software were doing so for the first time.


2018 promises to be SALTy

The outlook on state and local tax for the coming year


KPMG audits of collapsed builder Carillion probed by U.K. accounting regulator

The U.K. Financial Reporting Council opened a probe into KPMG LLP’s audits of Carillion Plc, after the builder collapsed under a mountain of debt earlier this month.


IRS opens 2018 tax season

The Internal Revenue Service began the 2018 tax filing season Monday as the agency plans to receive more than 155 million tax returns this year.


Blackstone mulls leap into financial data with Thomson Reuters talks

Blackstone Group LP, the private equity giant led by Stephen Schwarzman, is considering its biggest foray yet into the $27 billion-a-year industry for financial information.


IRS offers guidance on W-4 form withholding for TCJA

The Internal Revenue Service has issued a notice providing guidance for employees and employers on what to do with the Form W-4 under the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.


SAP makes biggest deal since 2014, CEO backs Trump’s tax plan

SAP SE Chief Executive Officer Bill McDermott has backed U.S. President Donald Trump’s tax plan, and revealed a $2.4 billion deal for Callidus Software Inc., its biggest acquisition in more than three years.


Mississippi State adds big data to accounting curriculum

The University’s Richard C. Adkerson School of Accountancy will be putting an emphasis on analytics in their undergrad and graduate programs moving forward.


Eight ways to prepare for big tax law changes this filing season

The federal tax overhaul put in place by Republicans has produced an unusual show of bipartisanship now that tax season is here: We are a nation united in befuddlement.


Tax cuts help Trump win fans at conservative Koch donor network

There’s nothing like $1.5 trillion in tax cuts to help make friends at a gathering of conservative political donors.