Apple takes next step toward paying EU €13B tax demand

The iPhone maker will start transferring billions of euros to Ireland within months, after reaching a deal on an account to hold the cash while it fights a European tax case.


Vertex creates integration for SAP Ariba

The tax software will work in conjunction with the suite of procurement and supply chain management solutions.


Majority of young professionals lack career paths, ACCA study finds

Data from an Association of Chartered Certified Accountants report found that 92 percent of respondents wanted to learn new skills on the job.


Under new tax law the question is, to be or not to be a REIT?

The sturdy, reliable real estate investment trust is facing an existential choice.


Lawmakers demand explanation for IRS’s Tax Day computer crash

A group of lawmakers on the House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee are asking the Internal Revenue Service’s acting commissioner, David Kautter, to explain why the IRS’s systems crash occurred on Tax Day, April 17.


Millionaire pass-through breaks are slammed by Senate Democrat

A Senate hearing Tuesday indicated the politics of the tax overhaul haven’t changed since it passed in December, with Republicans singing its praises as an economist booster and Democrats torching it as a broken promise that mostly benefits the wealthiest.


CAQ and AAA support 3 academic auditing projects

The Center for Audit Quality and the Auditing Section of the American Accounting Association have picked three more entries as part of their Access to Audit Personnel Program.


Surviving a server crash: ‘Lose your data, lose your firm’

How a lone accountant saved Geris Zebarth from a technology disaster.


Art of Accounting: Post tax season retrospective

Hold a meeting with everyone in your firm and discuss what occurred.


Is your elevator pitch toxic?

Do you see the gleam of understanding and interest in the eyes of your listeners when you tell them about your services? Or do they just stand there, numb and uncomprehending, wishing they were somewhere else?