Deloitte Foundation, AAA present innovative teaching and research awards

The Deloitte Foundation and the American Accounting Association presented various awards to accounting academics at the AAA Annual Meeting in San Francisco.

Firms on the move: Dean Dorton establishes women’s committee

Windham Brannon adds a business valuation services division; Marks Paneth creates a technology and digital services group; and more CPA news.

People on the move: Freed Maxick appoints first COO

BKD promotes 88 professionals; Drucker & Scaccetti hires talent development director and promotes three; and more personnel news.

Product news: Accelerator Websites for Accountants now offers websites in Spanish

Plus new products from Chargify, Avii, and a new chief product officer at MineralTree.

Tax Fraud Blotter: Tooth and justice

Guns galore; game of Chicken; an ID you can’t refuse; and other highlights of recent tax cases.

IRS small biz unit pivots to cryptocurrency enforcement

Newly appointed officials in the SB/SE Division plan to make changes in the IRS’s strategy for dealing with collections and enforcement.

IRS overlooked billions in unpaid employment taxes

Resource limitations and a drop in staff at the service allowed businesses to get away with billions of dollars in unpaid taxes.

Dean Dorton launches Women's Initiative Committee

The Lexington, Kentucky firm seeks to “promote a firm culture that provides women with support, mentorship and training in order to fully develop their potential as leaders.”

Protecting your firm: Addressing restrictive covenants in a partnership agreement

Restrictive covenants are the prenuptial agreements of the accounting world.

How to win your fantasy football league in 2019? Use valuation methodologies

Are you ready for some valuation? Ahem…football?!?!