IRS and Treasury preview postcard-size Form 1040

The draft version of the streamlined form tries to deliver on one of the promises of the tax simplification effort, but adds more schedules.


Armanino adds risk and compliance service line

The new offering strengthens the firm’s cybersecurity capabilities.


Accounting and security: In industry, the twain should meet

Industry accountants understand the reputational and material risks of a data breach, but they aren’t given enough of a say in security protocol.


UNLV wins 2018 IMA National Student Case Competition

One of two teams representing the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Lee Business School won the Institute of Management Accountants’ annual event for the second year in a row.


Big data for small accounting firms

Accounting firms often hear about the promise of data analytics and leveraging “big data” to drill down for insights to help their business clients.


Trump’s IRS nominee has stake in units at Trump-branded resort

Charles Rettig, President Donald Trump’s nominee to head the IRS, omitted mention on a disclosure form that the two rental properties in Hawaii in which he has a stake are at a Trump-branded resort, according to a memo by the top Republican and Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee.


U.S., U.K., Canada, Australia and Netherlands form international tax enforcement group

Leaders of tax enforcement authorities from the five countries have allied to create the Joint Chiefs of Global Tax Enforcement (or J5), to collaborate in fighting international and transnational tax crimes and money laundering.


SEC approves Inline XBRL for tagged financial data

The technology promises to reduce the amount of preparation time and effort for financial filings and make them more readable.


SEC proposes changes to whistleblower program

The Securities and Exchange Commission voted Thursday to propose amendments to the rules surrounding its whistleblower program.


4 ways outsourced accounting firms can lead client success past tax season

Moving through tax season affords accounting professionals an excellent platform to educate your clients about how best to approach their long game.