Controllers feel pressure to cook the books

A new survey finds 10 percent of controllers feel misrepresenting their company’s performance is a regular part of their job.

National Society of Accountants announces 2019 scholarships

The NSA and its Scholarship Foundation are seeking accounting and taxation students to apply by April 1, 2019.

The renewed importance of Section 1202

The exclusion for gain of qualified small-business stock may become a common part of more deals.

Taxpayer Advocate sees continuing impact on IRS from shutdown

National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson released her annual report to Congress, focusing on the partial government shutdown and the IRS’s aging computer systems.

AICPA names winners in startup accelerator competition

Bots, communications and cash flow solutions win the day.

Senator warns Trump about impact of another shutdown on tax season

Wyden urged the president to accept the funding compromise on border security, or else risk delaying tax refunds.

Diversity in finance and accounting: Challenges and opportunities for Black History Month

It’s time to reflect on how well we, as finance and accounting professionals, are doing to actively support diversity and inclusion in our field.

Shutdown 2.0 would tax already ‘hung over’ IRS mid-filing season

The IRS would risk one of the most troubled tax seasons in recent history if congressional leaders’ deal to avert another government shutdown collapses.

In the blogs: Great unknowns

Reform and the classroom; RALs this season; love and brackets; and other highlights from our favorite tax bloggers.

Rubio wants to curb stock buybacks encouraged by 2017 tax law

Senator Marco Rubio is taking on the GOP’s 2017 tax law by saying it’s encouraging companies’ rush to buy back stock, hurting the economy.