ADP reports private sector added 213,000 jobs in January

Employers kept hiring despite the partial government shutdown and the fading impact of corporate tax cuts.


Computer code can make IT audits less painful

Every IT audit can be a new snowflake of chaos with few repeatable processes, multiple systems of record and totally siloed audit trails of log files and records.


During these uncertain times, consider cost segregation (and soon)

With no technical corrections yet for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, many taxpayers are left wondering how to move forward with their 2018 returns.


Grant Thornton creates audit quality council

GT’s new group arrives only a week after Ernst & Young made a similar move.


IRS to delay closure of tax transcript fax service

Senators Chuck Grassley and Ron Wyden asked to keep the program going for tax practitioners in the wake of the government shutdown.


Finance pros must 'significantly' advance tech skills, says CIMA report

A new report from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants found that managers want their teams to drastically adapt to new tech tools over the next three years.


Big real estate moguls win as smaller investors denied tax break

A perk pitched as a boon for mom-and-pop businesses in President Donald Trump’s tax law could shut out smaller real estate investors while benefiting the industry’s largest property developers.


Dimon on tax-hike proposals: The rich ‘can afford to pay more’

The billionaire CEO of JPMorgan Chase is OK with tax increases on the wealthy, as long as the revenue goes where he thinks it’ll do the most good.


How will clients rate your client service this tax season?

During this stressful, deadline-driven season it’s especially important to remember to focus on client service.


1950s Hollywood forged a golden age of tax avoidance

Prior to the Tax Reform Act of 1986, the tax code was full of loopholes that individuals could take advantage of, especially movie stars.