PwC employees to get performance raises amid pandemic

The Big Four accounting firm says it worked hard to preserve its workforce and continue providing competitive compensation and benefit packages.

PwC employees to get performance raises amid pandemic


The best laptops of the year, and other tech stories you may have missed

Wells Fargo and Bill.com partner on AP automation for SMBs, and nine other developments in technology from the past month.

The best laptops of the year, and other tech stories you may have missed


PwC reports improvement in audit quality

PricewaterhouseCoopers released an update Tuesday to its annual audit quality report for the firm, pointing to improvements on inspection results from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.

PwC reports improvement in audit quality


AICPA CEO Melancon sees PPP opportunities ahead for accountants

CPA firms will be in a great position to help their small business clients with the latest round of the Paycheck Protection Program, according to Barry Melancon.

AICPA CEO Melancon sees PPP opportunities ahead for accountants


MSU to launch two online accountancy master's programs

Mississippi State University’s Richard C. Adkerson School of Accountancy will offer two virtual master’s programs, in accounting and taxation, beginning in fall 2021.

MSU to launch two online accountancy master's programs


In the blogs: Asked and answered

Ignoring conflict; SALT substitute; your own organizers, cheap; and other highlights from our favorite tax bloggers.

In the blogs: Asked and answered


The new Form 1099-NEC

Companies and their advisors will want to make sure they’re up on what’s reported on the form, how it’s changing the 1099-MISC, and the state-reporting wrinkles that go along with it, says Janice Krueger of Greatland.

The new Form 1099-NEC


Biden’s Wall Street watchdogs signal new era of tough oversight

President-elect Joe Biden’s team of financial regulators is taking shape, with progressive favorites being chosen for the top jobs at the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau — moves that mean Wall Street should prepare itself for a new era of tougher oversight and stricter rules.

Biden’s Wall Street watchdogs signal new era of tough oversight


Deutsche Bank, ICAP sued as Warburg seeks to recoup tax bill

Deutsche Bank, TP ICAP and two German lawyers are the targets of M.M. Warburg & Co.’s latest legal attempt to recoup the big tax bill it was ordered to pay over controversial Cum-Ex trades.

Deutsche Bank, ICAP sued as Warburg seeks to recoup tax bill


CPA firms: It’s time to reset your approach to PPP

Here are five ways the latest round of the Paycheck Protection Program is different.

CPA firms: It’s time to reset your approach to PPP