Getting crypto-ready

Prdocessing Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency payments is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the ways that blockchain-based technologies could disrupt the accounting profession.


Block raises more than $1M for nonprofits

The tax prep giant notes that charitable donations often rise toward the end of the year.


Revenue enhancement: Preparers’ suggestions for IRS reform

As Congress considers bills for changing the tax service, practitioners weigh in.


FBAR ruling may limit penalties

A district court decision could require rethinking tax strategies on assets held abroad.


Technology and firm growth

IT has moved from a back-office concern to a key component of a firm’s future success, says consultant Gale Crosley.


Blackstone’s tax-free hedge fund pitch woos more clients

The private equity firm has an enticing pitch for the ultra wealthy: Invest in hedge funds and avoid paying taxes forever.


An effective leader does what’s obvious, but not easy

A managing partner is the heart and soul of a CPA firm who must do what needs to be done to ensure success.


PCAOB exits continue as Claudius Modesti departs

The shakeup at the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board continued with the announcement Tuesday that Claudius Modesti, director of the PCAOB’s Division of Enforcement and Investigations, will be leaving at the end of the month.


Tax Strategy: States respond to the SALT deduction limit

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is having a major impact below the federal level.


Art of Accounting: Why I have so many women clients

Treat all your clients with the same respect.