IRS sets end date for faxing refund claim forms amid coronavirus

The Internal Revenue Service is giving taxpayers until the end of the year before it stops its temporary procedures for faxing in Forms 1045 and 1139 for claiming tentative tax refunds.

IRS sets end date for faxing refund claim forms amid coronavirus


Audit committees and corporate ESG commitment: ‘Prove it’

These five questions can help companies demonstrate the seriousness of their environmental, social and governance promises.

Audit committees and corporate ESG commitment: ‘Prove it’


3 keys to a better online presence

Your firm’s online presence has never been more critical to your success.

3 keys to a better online presence


Billionaire Robert Smith to pay $140M over tax probe

Smith will acknowledge wrongdoing to end a four-year U.S. tax investigation involving assets held in offshore tax havens.

Billionaire Robert Smith to pay 0M over tax probe


France to go ahead with digital tax, risking U.S. tariffs

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire is keeping Europe on course for a trade battle with the U.S. over the taxation of tech giants like Facebook and Alphabet Inc.’s Google.

France to go ahead with digital tax, risking U.S. tariffs


Tax burden equal to 70% rate crushes Americans unable to pay

Millions of low-income Americans are locked into poverty thanks to U.S. tax policy, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta researchers say.

Tax burden equal to 70% rate crushes Americans unable to pay


Ted on Tech: Office in a box — what the post-COVID office looks like

Examine your pre-pandemic workflows, don’t skimp, and you’ll be set up for success.

Ted on Tech: Office in a box — what the post-COVID office looks like


QR codes added to IRS balance-due notices

The technology is aimed at helping taxpayers navigate the agency’s website.

QR codes added to IRS balance-due notices


PCAOB board member blasts agenda change

J. Robert Brown criticized recent moves by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board to strip down its research and standard-setting agendas without proper consultation.

PCAOB board member blasts agenda change


Crowe and BKD release year-end tax-planning guides amid coronavirus and election

Accounting firms Crowe LLP and BKD LLP released year-end tax-planning guides Wednesday, during a time of great uncertainty over future tax changes in the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic and the upcoming election.

Crowe and BKD release year-end tax-planning guides amid coronavirus and election