Tech News: Avii and XCM Solutions integrate software with bi-directional syncing

BCS ProSoft now offers Sage Intacct, Invoiced performs well on the G2 reviews website, and more.


IRS plans tougher background checks on practitioners

The service intends to make the criminal background checks and tax compliance checks it performs more consistent, with more up-to-date fingerprint information from the FBI.


Art of Accounting: 6th year anniversary

This is my 312th weekly column. Once a week for six years!


The failure of audit leadership

These five attributes are key for successfully leading auditing forward.


Top issues for tax season

Neil Fishman of the National Conference of CPA Practitioners shares the main issues that tax preparers should be paying attention to as the next filing season approaches.


Squar Milner expands in Los Angeles with latest merger

The firm is doing its second M&A deal this month by adding two partners and nine other professionals from BPE&H.


Pathways to Growth: Are you in shape to innovate?

It’s time for firms to power up for growth.


CPA.com announces 2019 Innovative Practitioner Award recipient

Javier Goldin, an early proponent of virtual CFO and controller services, was honored for his innovation in the public accounting space.


IRS confirms tax break for large gifts

Final regulations confirm that individuals who take advantage of the increased gift and estate tax exclusion amounts that are in effect from 2018 to 2025 under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act won’t be adversely affected after 2025.


Canopy Tax cancels brand-new Tax Prep product, offers full refunds

This week, the company abruptly shut down the product and told customers it will no longer support Tax Prep for the 2019 tax season.