Blucora unites HD Vest with 1st Global, calling them Avantax Wealth Management

The company is bringing together its tax-focused wealth management divisions.


Art of Accounting: Rip Van Winkle effect for small CPA firms

Things change, and change can be upsetting and unsettling.


'People are the backbone of the profession'

Finding and keeping the right kind of people, innovation and technology are among the top issues the accounting profession needs to grapple with, according to Marcum LLP’s Jeff Weiner.


Communicating clearly about communication

From the Big Four firms, to small family-owned firms, all the way to completely virtual firms, communication is the backbone of a productive work and service environment.


AICPA Foundation awards inaugural William (Bill) Ezzell Scholarships

The American Institute of CPAs Foundation recognized five CPAs pursuing their accounting doctorates with one-time, $10,000 scholarships.


IRS offers tax relief to expats who renounced U.S. citizenship

Some expatriates who have relinquished their U.S. citizenship will have the chance to comply with their U.S. tax and filing obligations and in turn qualify for relief from back taxes, penalties and interest.


IRS proposes regulations allowing tax-exempt groups to keep donor identities secret

Tax-exempt organizations, including many political groups, will be able to avoid disclosing the names of their contributors, despite a recent court decision.


RSM merges in Gregory, Sharer & Stuart

RSM merges in Gregory, Sharer & Stuart in Florida


Vic.ai, AI platform for accountants, gets $11.2M Series A funding

‘We see a future where continuous accounting becomes a substantial competitive advantage supported by an AI ‘CFO’ that provides the leadership team with real financial foresight,’ CEO says.


Firms giving back: CohnReznick raises $150K at annual golf invitational

EY hosts a graduation ceremony for Girls Who Code, and other charitable initiatives from firms across the country.