Still No Guidance From the IRS On Filing Requirements for Extended FBAR Filing Deadline

Tax

By Ron Kramer

The IRS indicated that the Treasury Department intended to issue further guidance prior to June 30, 2010 clarifying the FBAR filing requirements pertaining to these specified persons. To date, this guidance has not been forthcoming from the IRS.... read more >

Postcards from the SEC Conference: Robert R. Harris

Don Applegarth and Steve Thompson are attending the National SEC and PCAOB Conference in Washington D.C. this week. Here’s a peek at a few of their observations from Robert Harris's presentation at the conference.... read more >

Postcards from the SEC Conference: James Kroeker

Don Applegarth and Steve Thompson are attending the National SEC and PCAOB Conference in Washington D.C. this week. Here’s a peek at a few of their observations from James Kroeker's presentation at the conference.... read more >

Postcards from the SEC Conference: Merideth Cross

Don Applegarth and Steve Thompson are attending the National SEC and PCAOB Conference in Washington D.C. this week. Here’s a peek at a few of their observations from Merideth Cross's presentation at the conference.... read more >

Postcards from the SEC Conference: Daniel Goelzer

Don Applegarth and Steve Thompson are attending the National SEC and PCAOB Conference in Washington D.C. this week. Here’s a peek at a few of their observations from Day 1 of the conference.... read more >

New ERISA Limitations

ERISA

By John Popies

The annual ERISA limitations have been released by the IRS for the calendar year 2010. John Popies of Schneider Downs provides the details.... read more >

Business Valuation Answers

Understanding the value of a company is a topic of critical importance to business owners and executives. Business Advisors' recent Valuation Roundtable was a spirited question and answer period on this issue. Steve Thimons recaps the discussion.... read more >

IFRS for Small and Medium-Sized Entities

Audit

By Bradley Tobe

We have been hearing about the U.S. adopting the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for quite some time now. At the G-20 Summit held in Pittsburgh in September, trustees of the G-20 reconfirmed their support of projects outlined in the Memorandum of Understanding, which calls for the Financial Accounting Standards Board to complete convergence with IFRS by 2011.... read more >

House Vote on 2010 Estate Tax Expected Today

Tax

By Martin DiGiovine

As part of the Economic Growth Tax Revenue Reconciliation Act of 2001 (EGTRRA), Congress enacted a gradual decrease in the estate tax until 2010 when it would be completely repealed for one year. Under that law, the estate tax would return in 2011 at the original 55% rate and $1 million exemption amount in effect in 2001.... read more >

Data Mining Audit Procedures Worth the Effort

Auditors have used computer-assisted audit techniques (CAATs)/data analysis software to perform data analysis and data-mining audit procedures for years. Is this right for your company? Heather Haemer provides an overview.... read more >