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California Legislature Passes Expansion of Paid Sick Leave

California Legislature Passes Expansion of Paid Sick Leave

August 31, 2014

California legislators early Saturday morning approved the biggest expansion of employer-paid sick leave in the nation and sent the measure to Gov. Jerry Brown.

SEC Enacts New Rules for Loan-Backed Securities

SEC Enacts New Rules for Loan-Backed Securities

August 29, 2014

Federal regulators last week voted to require financial firms that sell securities backed by loans, like the kind that fueled the 2008 financial crisis, to give investors details on borrowers' credit records and income.

Wisconsin Falls $281 Million Short on Tax Collections

Wisconsin Falls $281 Million Short on Tax Collections

August 29, 2014

State tax collections fell short of expectations by $281 million last year, providing potential difficulties in the future for the state budget and immediate fodder for this fall's tight governor's race.

5 Ways to Spot Fake IRS Phone Calls

5 Ways to Spot Fake IRS Phone Calls

August 28, 2014

The Internal Revenue Service continues to warn taxpayers across the country of a series of scam phone calls from people pretending to be IRS officials in order to get sensitive personal information. On Thursday, the agency issued a new consumer alert to...

Accounting Firm BerryDunn Expands

Accounting Firm BerryDunn Expands

August 28, 2014

Portland-based accounting firm BerryDunn is growing quickly as it adds and expands services such as company valuation, succession planning and government consulting work.

FBI Investigates Russians Hacking U.S. Banks

FBI Investigates Russians Hacking U.S. Banks

August 27, 2014

The FBI says it's working with the Secret Service to determine the scope of recently reported cyberattacks against several American financial institutions.

Florida CPA Wins Primary Race for Mosquito Control Board

Florida CPA Wins Primary Race for Mosquito Control Board

August 27, 2014

In the Florida Keys, mosquitoes are a major nuisance, and one big enough that it apparently requires local government involvement in fight against the little blood-sucking fiends. Unlike many municipal positions, however, in the Keys this race is...

Glitch Gives Calif. State Employees $6.3 Million Worth of Unearned Leave

Glitch Gives Calif. State Employees $6.3 Million Worth of Unearned Leave

August 27, 2014

State agencies gave their employees nearly 200,000 hours of unearned leave credits worth almost $6.4 million over five years, and the self-inflicted taxpayer expense will only grow until the government fixes the errors, according to a new state audit.

Obamacare Director in California Gets $53,000 Bonus

Obamacare Director in California Gets $53,000 Bonus

August 27, 2014

California's health insurance exchange awarded its executive director a one-time bonus of $53,000 after the state enrolled 1.2 million people in Obamacare coverage.

What are Corporate Inversions, and How do They Work?

What are Corporate Inversions, and How do They Work?

August 27, 2014

Burger King plans to become the latest U.S. company to shift its legal address out of the country by merging with a foreign company. Burger King has announced plans to buy Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain.

AccountantsWorld Redesigns Website Relief

AccountantsWorld Redesigns Website Relief

August 27, 2014
Small Businesses Slow to Embrace Healthcare Exchanges

Small Businesses Slow to Embrace Healthcare Exchanges

August 27, 2014
Two Miami Women Face Tax Fraud Charges: $3 Million-plus in Bogus Refunds

Two Miami Women Face Tax Fraud Charges: $3 Million-plus in Bogus Refunds

August 27, 2014
U.S. Economy Forecast to Grow 1.5 Percent in 2014

U.S. Economy Forecast to Grow 1.5 Percent in 2014

August 27, 2014
Clever Financial Strategy For Reporting Interest Earned On U.S. Savings Bonds

Clever Financial Strategy For Reporting Interest Earned On U.S. Savings Bonds

August 27, 2014
Tax Research Certificate Program Helps Hone Knowledge and Skills

Tax Research Certificate Program Helps Hone Knowledge and Skills

August 27, 2014
New Tool Helps Auditors Avoid Judgment Tendencies, Traps, and Biases

New Tool Helps Auditors Avoid Judgment Tendencies, Traps, and Biases

August 27, 2014
New Idaho Tax Break Gets First Business Applicant

New Idaho Tax Break Gets First Business Applicant

August 26, 2014
Accounting Firm Case Study Looks at Challenge of Over-Auditing

Accounting Firm Case Study Looks at Challenge of Over-Auditing

August 26, 2014
Traveling Abroad for Business? Keep These Deduction Tips in Mind

Traveling Abroad for Business? Keep These Deduction Tips in Mind

August 26, 2014
The 4Cs of Brand Management: How to Take Control of Your Brand

The 4Cs of Brand Management: How to Take Control of Your Brand

August 25, 2014
Kansas Official Says Sales Tax Exemption Program too Political

Kansas Official Says Sales Tax Exemption Program too Political

August 25, 2014
Connecticut Says Small Business Program Created 4,171 Jobs

Connecticut Says Small Business Program Created 4,171 Jobs

August 25, 2014
Truckers: Highway Use Tax Returns Due Sept. 2

Truckers: Highway Use Tax Returns Due Sept. 2

August 25, 2014
Business Expenses: Map Out Deductions for Travel in the U.S.

Business Expenses: Map Out Deductions for Travel in the U.S.

August 25, 2014