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Latest Articles

  • FASB to Propose Crypto Accounting and Disclosure Rule

    By:
    S.J. Steinhardt
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    Feb 3, 2023

    The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) voted to propose a new rule on the accounting for and disclosure of crypto assets.

  • Global Minimum Tax Deal Moves Ahead Without U.S.—For Now

    By:
    S.J. Steinhardt
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    Feb 3, 2023
    The 15 percent global corporate minimum tax deal reached in 2021 is being implemented in the European Union and other countries, while the United States, which negotiated for the agreement in 2021, won’t be part of it immediately.
  • IRS Lists the Most Common Tax Return Errors, Saying E-Filing Can Avoid Many of Them

    By:
    S.J. Steinhardt
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    Feb 2, 2023
    Filing season is under way, and the IRS has issued a list of the most common tax return errors. The IRS calls theses errors “surprisingly simple.”
  • KPMG Survey: Chief Tax Officers Plan to Outsource More Work in Coming Years

    By:
    S.J. Steinhardt
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    Feb 1, 2023

    A large majority of chief tax officers at multibillion-dollar companies surveyed by KPMG plan to outsource more work to outside providers over the next few years.

  • Federal Officials Seek Congressional Help to Address Fraud That Plagued Coronavirus Relief Programs

    By:
    S.J. Steinhardt
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    Feb 1, 2023
    Billions of dollars have been stolen from federal coronavirus pandemic relief money since 2020, federal officials recently told Congress, as they sought funding and legislation to fight waste, fraud and abuse.
  • Experts Propose Workarounds to Debt Ceiling Impasse

    By:
    S.J. Steinhardt
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    Jan 31, 2023
    As the prospect of the United States defaulting on its debt obligations looms due to the possible refusal of House Republicans to raise the nation’s debt ceiling, some economists, lawyers and academics administration have proposed seven possible options.
  • FAF to Enhance Online Access to FASB and GASB Standards

    By:
    S.J. Steinhardt
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    Jan 31, 2023
    The Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) announced that will provide free, enhanced online access to the complete and official version of the Generally Accepted Accounting Standards (GAAP) published by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB).
  • Conference Panel: DEI is a Tool for Maintaining the Talent Pipeline

    By:
    S.J. Steinhardt
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    Jan 31, 2023

    The need to encourage younger and underrepresented communities to consider accounting careers was a prominent theme of the “Employee Recruitment and Retention of a New Workforce” panel at the Foundation for Education's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Conference on Jan. 25.

  • Regulatory Roundup: January 24-30

    By:
    S.J. Steinhardt
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    Jan 30, 2023
    With so many regulators out here, it can be tough to keep track of all the decisions being made. This is the NYSSCPA's regular series that collects relevant regulatory announcements from the past week and puts them in one place to help you stay on top of the issues.
  • IRS Promotes Awareness of EITC, as Taxpayer Advocate Notes Many 2021 Provisions Have Expired

    By:
    S.J. Steinhardt
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    Jan 30, 2023
    The IRS and its nationwide partners kicked off Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Awareness Day campaign on Jan, 27 to reach those who are eligible to claim the credit. Yet, on her blog, National Taxpayer Advocate Erin Collins pointed out that “many EITC tax relief provisions included in the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) have expired and do not apply to TY 2022 returns, thereby reducing the average refund from last year.”