Hanjin: Bankruptcy or barograph?

The demise of a Korean shipping giant offers lessons for auditors around the world.


Beware W2 phishing again this year

Tax authorities are warning payroll pros about a familiar scam.


Tax Fraud Blotter: ‘Self-prepared – honest!’

Personal and professional; off he goes (to jail); charity case; and other highlights of recent tax cases.


IMF says global growth picking up as U.S. tax cuts take hold

The International Monetary Fund warned policymakers to be on guard for the next recession even as it predicted global growth will accelerate to the fastest pace in seven years as U.S. tax cuts spur businesses to invest.


People on the move: WNDE appoints new MP

Belfint, Lyons & Shuman votes in director and shareholder; Schenck names next president; and other recent hires, promotions and personnel news from firms across the country.


Jersey Shore’s Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino pleads guilty to tax evasion

Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino, a member of the cast of MTV’s reality series “Jersey Shore,” and his brother Marc Sorrentino, have pleaded guilty to federal tax charges.


IRS releases more guidance on transition tax for foreign earnings

The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service have released a new notice giving multinational companies some extra guidance to help them calculate the “transition tax” on untaxed foreign earnings of foreign subsidiaries of U.S. companies under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.


IRS makes contingency plans ahead of the government shutdown

The Treasury Department has updated the contingency plans for the Internal Revenue Service in advance of the federal government shutdown this weekend.


IRS revises streamlined application form for tax-exempt groups

The Internal Revenue Service has revised the streamlined application form for groups that are applying for tax-exempt status.


5 things every U.S. expat needs to know about the new tax law

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has been marketed as a much-needed simplification for American taxes, and American expatriates comprise a tax-paying demographic most in need of simplification of the tax requirements.