CBIZ buys Laurus Transaction Advisors

CBIZ, Inc. has acquired Laurus Transaction Advisors LLC, a Denver-based business that provides buy-side and sell-side financial and accounting due diligence services for M&A transactions to private equity firms along with public and private companies, effective Feb. 1, 2018.

GASB develops guidance on revenue and expense recognition

The Governmental Accounting Standards Board is asking for help as it develops a comprehensive model for revenue and expense recognition for state and local governments.

Dealing with cryptocurrency during tax season

Tax professionals need to be ready when clients have questions.

Serving nonprofits

Few clients need their accountants’ help more than nonprofit organizations, which face a host of constraints and new expectations. This report will look at the issues nonprofits are facing, how their accountants are helping them cope, and the tools they’re using.

Tax cuts fuel hiring as employers added 200,000 jobs in January

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday that employers added a robust 200,000 jobs in January, although the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.1 percent despite a boost from the passage of a tax cut law at the end of the year.

Thomson Reuters adds bank feeds to accounting software

The integration is bolstered with security protocols, including the requirement for clients to sign an authorization agreement.

Perelson Weiner names Lynne Born as CEO

Lynne Born was named CEO of Perelson Weiner LLP, becoming the latest woman to lead an accounting firm, a rarity until recent years.

Last tax season needed some improvement

The Internal Revenue Service generally did a good job last season creating processes to handle some of the new provisions affecting tax season, according to a government report, but there were a few areas where it could be improved.

Twinkie maker’s response to the Trump tax overhaul: free snacks

Hostess Brands Inc., feeling flush after last month’s tax overhaul, will offer bonuses to workers—including free snacks.

He Said, She Said: What makes a good partner?

When it comes to a firm’s owners, conducting performance evaluations can be problematic.