Tax Fraud Blotter: Bank job

Oh, Momma; investments and deductions; against the wall; and other highlights of recent tax cases.

Firms on the move: Mazars donates Days of Service

Klatzkin & Co. expands; Whitley Penn relocates; and more news from CPA offices across the country.

People on the move: Smith & Howard names new MP

EY appoints N.Y. managing partner; Draffin & Trucker promotes five; and other recent hires, promotions and personnel news from firms across the country.

ACA penalties to continue

Despite all the talk from some in Washington, D.C., Obamacare is not going away — and neither are the responsibilities of employers to comply with the health care law.

Senators introduce bill to make IRS more responsive

Senators Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and Ben Cardin, D-Md., introduced bipartisan legislation Thursday to make the Internal Revenue Service more accountable to taxpayers, as well as revive the IRS’s regulation of tax preparers, as a panel of tax experts testified before their subcommittee about improving tax administration at the IRS.

IRS mulls rules for estates and trusts after tax law

The service is showing signs that it’s planning to issue regulations on the deductibility of expenses for estates and trusts in the wake of the new tax law.

AICPA sees financial satisfaction reaching all-time high

A record number of job openings and the strong stock market are boosting Americans’ sense of financial well-being — despite rising interest rates.

Four areas where firms should succeed in a time of radical change

Thomson Reuters’ Scott Fleszar outlines how to take advantage of new opportunities and challenges in the profession.

Accountants to Watch: Dr. Sean Stein Smith

The Lehman College professor hopes the accounting profession will be ‘completely transformed over the next decade.’

PCAOB announces 2018-19 scholarships

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board will award one $10K scholarship each to 332 colleges and universities across the country.