People on the move: LBMC promotes 19

UHY hires national director of financial reporting and quality control; AICPA adds to Not-for-Profit Advisory Council; and other recent hires, promotions and personnel news from firms across the country.


Tax Fraud Blotter: Family affair

Four-time loser; the thieving IRS; addresses and debit cards; and other highlights of recent tax cases.


Minimizing litigation risk in cybersecurity audits

Financial statement auditors can teach security experts a few valuable lessons.


IIRC publishes Q&A on integrated reporting

The International Integrated Reporting Council has posted a set of answers to frequently asked questions about integrated reporting and how it is transforming corporate reporting around the world.


Contingent consideration: Practical pointers for earnouts in business combinations

Accounting, valuation and legal considerations within the deal structure should be reviewed by buyers and sellers with a trusted advisor.


Congress reintroduces IRS reform legislation

House and Senate Republicans and Democrats teamed up to reintroduce bipartisan legislation to overhaul key aspects of the way the Internal Revenue Service operates.


REDW merges in Smith Harrelson, a firm that services tribal casinos

The Regional Leader in the Southwest is adding a Las Vegas CPA firm that specializes in tribal gaming.


KPMG's 'Lakehouse' learning center to open in 2020

The Big Four firm’s 55-acre developmental and innovation site in Orlando, Florida is expected to host 32,000 of its professionals in its first year.


Democrats love a wealth tax, but Europeans are ditching the idea

Democrats are busy finding new ways to tax the rich. The most straightforward way to do that — an annual tax on household wealth — is an idea with deep roots in Europe that several 2020 hopefuls are hoping to import to the U.S.


The 2019 filing season: Refunds, extensions, technical corrections and regs

A deep dive into the issues and challenges driving this tax season.