M&A roundup: Withum buys PI agency

Top 100 Firm WithumSmith+Brown merged in the Doyle Carden Group, a private investigation firm, and two other accounting deals.

M&A roundup: Withum buys PI agency


Employers cut 140K jobs in December, but added 2.3K in accounting

The economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic is continuing.

Employers cut 140K jobs in December, but added 2.3K in accounting


BDO merges in MBAF

The firm is expanding in Florida by adding Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra LLC, a Top 50 Firm in Miami, effective Jan. 16.

BDO merges in MBAF


Tax Fraud Blotter: Lands of opportunity

Checking out; chairman of the hoard; unlucky Linda; and other highlights of recent tax cases.

Tax Fraud Blotter: Lands of opportunity


Firm leaders weigh in on storming of Capitol

Several accounting firm leaders shared their thoughts about the riot in the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

Firm leaders weigh in on storming of Capitol


Deloitte deal makes Tax Analysts’ law library public

The library includes the Internal Revenue Code; rules for accountants and others practicing before the IRS; proposed, final and temporary regs; IRS guidance and private rulings; and much more.

Deloitte deal makes Tax Analysts’ law library public


Trump suspends tariff response to French digital tax

The U.S. will suspend a plan to hit $1.3 billion of French goods with tariffs in retaliation for the European country’s tax on the revenue of global tech companies.

Trump suspends tariff response to French digital tax


AICPA promotes Sue Coffey to CEO of public accounting

Coffey will partner with Barry Melancon on setting strategy at the association.

AICPA promotes Sue Coffey to CEO of public accounting


FASB clarifies reference rate reform rules

The Financial Accounting Standards Board has released an update on its recent guidance on reference rate reforms to clarify its scope.

FASB clarifies reference rate reform rules


Are your firm’s partners too possessive of their clients?

When I hear a partner at a midsized CPA firm say, “my client” or “my book of business,” the hair on the back of my neck stands up.

Are your firm’s partners too possessive of their clients?