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Small Businesses Slow to Embrace Healthcare Exchanges

Small Businesses Slow to Embrace Healthcare Exchanges

August 27, 2014

Unhappy with the choices her insurance broker was offering, Denver publishing company owner Rebecca Askew went to Colorado's small business health insurance exchange last fall. She found exactly what she'd been hoping for: affordable insurance options...

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

Two Miami-Dade women have been charged with preparing dozens of phony income-tax returns and pocketing a chunk of the multimillion-dollar refunds, the U.S. attorney's office said Tuesday.

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

The Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday forecast that the U.S. economy will grow by just 1.5 percent in 2014, undermined by a poor performance during the first three months of the year.

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

Currently over 50 million individuals own nearly $178 billion worth of U.S. Savings Bonds. Many don’t realize that savings bonds are subject to federal income taxes when they are either cashed in or reach final maturity, whichever comes first. The...

Tax Research Certificate Program Helps Hone Knowledge and Skills

Tax Research Certificate Program Helps Hone Knowledge and Skills

August 27, 2014

Thomson Reuters has launched a new Checkpoint Learning Tax Research Certificate Program designed to help professionals develop foundational tax research knowledge and skills. It is designed to fill in knowledge gaps for entry-level tax professionals and...

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

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

August 27, 2014

The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) has released the Professional Judgment Resource, a guide designed to provide auditors with an example of a decision-making process to facilitate important auditing and accounting judgments in a professionally skeptical...

New Idaho Tax Break Gets First Business Applicant

New Idaho Tax Break Gets First Business Applicant

August 26, 2014

An airline is looking into coming to Idaho to set up a maintenance facility in Boise that would create 100 new jobs with salaries of close to $50,000 a year, Idaho's state commerce chief says, in part because of a new tax incentive law.

Accounting Firm Case Study Looks at Challenge of Over-Auditing

Accounting Firm Case Study Looks at Challenge of Over-Auditing

August 26, 2014

A new accounting firm case study examines the challenge of "over-auditing," and the effects it can have on efficiency.

Traveling Abroad for Business? Keep These Deduction Tips in Mind

Traveling Abroad for Business? Keep These Deduction Tips in Mind

August 26, 2014

As with domestic travel (i.e., travel within the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia), you can deduct all of your travel expenses if the trip is entirely for business purposes. Otherwise, you’re entitled to travel deductions only if the...

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

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

August 25, 2014

There are plenty of reasons to care about your brand, and high among them should be to make your voice heard: your unique voice. Voice is the contribution made to something larger than oneself. It’s the medium for sharing one’s purpose, values...

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
Income Tax Refunds May Get Hit for Health Insurance Credits

Income Tax Refunds May Get Hit for Health Insurance Credits

August 24, 2014

IRS Says Scam Targeted Previous Victims of Tax Scams

August 24, 2014

Judge Approves New Florida Congressional District Map

August 22, 2014
Mexico Creates Special Police Force for Economic Crimes

Mexico Creates Special Police Force for Economic Crimes

August 22, 2014
Federal Reserve Hesistant to Raise Rates, Cites Job Market Uncertainty

Federal Reserve Hesistant to Raise Rates, Cites Job Market Uncertainty

August 22, 2014
Many Back-to-School Deals are a Click Away

Many Back-to-School Deals are a Click Away

August 22, 2014
New Home Sales Drop in Las Vegas

New Home Sales Drop in Las Vegas

August 22, 2014

Georgia Small Business Forum Focuses on Startup Financing, Growth

August 22, 2014

Google Maps Goes Inside Retail Stores to Give Product Views to Online Shoppers

August 22, 2014

New Jersey Businesses Get Pointers, and Grants, for Going Green

August 22, 2014
Intuit Introduces Quicken 2015 for Mac

Intuit Introduces Quicken 2015 for Mac

August 22, 2014