Boomer’s Blueprint: A formula for transforming your firm

Leadership + compliance + advisory = transformation.

Tax Fraud Blotter: Taming the beast

Now filling a cell; no EFIN, no problem; cleaning up but not filing; and other highlights of recent tax cases.

Weaver acquires Condon tax practice

Weaver, a Top 100 Firm, has acquired the tax practice of Condon & Company, P.C., a firm based in Houston, effective Feb. 1, 2018.

Tax and trust during tax season

With the new tax law now a reality, the upcoming tax season is the perfect time to showcase your value as a true trusted advisor to your clients.


Linton Shafer Warfield & Garrett CPAs has signed an agreement to merge in the specialty tax consultancy firm WN CPAs, effective Jan. 1, 2018.

Wipfli merges in Bauerle

Wipfli LLP, a Top 100 Firm, has expanded into Colorado by adding Bauerle and Company, a CPA firm based in Denver, effective Thursday, Feb. 1.

AICPA announces 2018 Legacy Scholarships

Over 100 grants worth approximately $620K will be available to undergraduate and graduate students for the 2018-19 academic year.

DOJ settles Z Street lawsuit over IRS treatment

The Justice Department said Thursday it has entered into a settlement with Z Street, a nonprofit that educates the public about Israel and Middle East issues, after the group sued the Internal Revenue Service for holding up its application for tax-exempt status and subjecting it to extra scrutiny.

IRS fell short on verifying W-2 info before issuing refunds

The Internal Revenue Service’s efforts last year to safeguard against identity theft by asking employers to file W-2 forms earlier and holding tax refunds longer if taxpayers claimed the Earned Income Tax Credit or the Additional Child Tax Credit did not always work, according to a new report.

Trump to promote tax cuts and immigration plan to GOP lawmakers

President Donald Trump will promote the economic benefits of Republican tax cuts and ask the Senate to pass his proposed immigration overhaul at the congressional GOP retreat Thursday, amplifying themes from his State of the Union address.