Wirecard’s attempt to move beyond accounting scandal risks falling short

CEO Markus Braun tried to put fraud allegations behind him as questions persisted after an external probe failed to resolve issues from potential criminal behavior.

The real deal with Intuit’s Live Bookkeeping offering

The QuickBooks provider wants to help small businesses afford accounting help, and provide new opportunities for its ProAdvisors.

Bookkeeping Zoom debuts new bookkeeping-on-demand service

The news comes as software giant Intuit is developing its own bookkeeping-on-demand service, sparking discussion in the accounting world.

Two more parents are indicted in college admissions scandal

Prosecutors recorded a phone call in which William Singer said his charity was being audited and the parents should tell the IRS their contributions were for needy children.

Trump promised to bring back $4 trillion in offshore cash. He missed by $3.3 trillion

Corporate America brought $664.9 billion of offshore profits back to the U.S. last year, falling short of the $4 trillion President Donald Trump said would return as a result of the 2017 tax overhaul.

Beto O’Rourke joins calls for wealth tax to avoid ‘kings and queens’

The Democratic presidential candidate is joining in calls for higher taxes on the wealthy, an issue that’s taking hold among the contenders for the party’s nomination in 2020.

Accounting Today seeking ‘Best Firms for Technology’

The new report will highlight cutting-edge and tech-forward accounting practices.

GM hits phase-out trigger for plug-in vehicles tax credit

The Big Three automaker has sold 200,000 electric cars.

AppZen introduces AI system for auditing supplier invoices and contracts

The provider of expense management auditing software is expanding into audits of supplier invoices and contract compliance using artificial intelligence.

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