People on the move: CohnReznick elevates largest new-partner class yet

Seiler gets a new COO, Bennett Thrasher admits six to the partnership, and other personnel news from firms across the country.

Four steps to building up your firm’s niche skills

Built right, a new service offering can boost not just profitability, but employee retention, too.

Tax Fraud Blotter: Motorbikes and manicures

Invest until it hurts; learning the tab at sentencing; foreclosure fraud; and other highlights of recent tax cases.

Jay Leno to celebrate 100th anniversary of IMA

The comedian and former “Tonight Show” host is scheduled to help the Institute of Management Accountants mark its centennial.

Tax refund data puts Mnuchin in hot seat to explain GOP law

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin faces an uphill battle convincing Americans that smaller tax refunds don’t mean they paid more taxes.

Art dealer Mary Boone gets 30-month jail term for tax fraud

Art dealer Mary Boone, the darling of New York’s throbbing downtown scene in the 1980s, made a splash last year when she pleaded guilty to a years-long tax evasion scheme. Then, instead of a prison term, she asked a judge to sentence her to running her galleries.

AICPA asks the IRS to treat fewer small businesses as tax shelters

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act bars syndicates from using simpler methods of preparing their taxes.

Firms on the move: NCCPAP turns 40

A number of accounting firms make the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list, and other practice news from across the country.

AICPA CEO Melancon wants IRS to reduce tax underwithholding penalties

During a speech at the Accountants Club of America, the leader of the AICPA talked about tax reform and the changing shape of the profession.

Has Intuit entered the bookkeeping space?

The blogosphere fires have been stoked by what seemed to be a new live bookkeeping service from QuickBooks.