Firms giving back: Baker Tilly grants nonprofit 'Wishes'

Top 100 Firm UHY will also be sponsoring the annual ‘#518gives’ telethon in upstate New York on Jan. 27, 2018.

Tax Fraud Blotter: The artful dodger

Invented expenses; hidden returns, client gifts; skimmed immigrants; and other highlights of recent tax cases.

Restructuring advice, unpaid taxes show Brexit business impact

How are businesses in the U.K. faring as Brexit looms? Not well.

Grant Thornton introduces LeaseCom Analytics

Chicago-based firm Grant Thornton LLP has introduced a new product, LeaseCom Analytics, which uses analytics and machine-learning capabilities to automatically provide a full picture of a company’s lease portfolio.

New Jersey CPAs split on legal marijuana

A New Jersey Society of CPAs poll found that just over half of local professionals support adult-use cannabis, while close to half see it benefiting the state’s economy.

IRS employees taking hardship exemptions during shutdown

Tax refunds could be delayed this season despite actions by the Trump administration.

Intuit names TSheets’ Misty Megia head of global ProAdvisor Program

Intuit has named Misty Megia, who joined Intuit when the software giant acquired TSheets, as the new leader of its global ProAdvisor Program.

Tesco U.K. CFO cleared in accounting case, ending trials

The grocer’s former chief financial officer was acquitted of fraud charges, drawing into question the prosecutor’s methods.

Trump’s pet projects thrive during shutdown while others falter

The Trump administration has recalled thousands of furloughed federal workers to process tax returns and continue work on offshore drilling permits. But programs that are out of favor with the White House — such as the Energy Star consumer ratings system — aren’t getting the same treatment.

NCCPAP offers discounts on tax prep to furloughed feds

The group’s members are lowering their fees for government employees affected by the shutdown.