Below please find daily updates pertaining to the latest in financial, business, and tax news:

Comment Period Opens for Proposed 2015 GAAP Taxonomy

Fri Aug 29 10:07:06 PDT 2014

Interested individuals have until October 31 to provide comments to the FASB about the taxonomy, which is a list of computer-readable financial reporting labels coded in XBRL. ...

Bramwell?s Lunch Beat: Could BK Deal Put Buffett and Obama at Odds?

Fri Aug 29 09:16:18 PDT 2014

The menu for August 29 features specials on EY audit deficiency rate was 49% in 2013, hedge funds look for clues on Treasury?s inversion crackdown, SEC issues whistleblower award, and more....

How to Wear the 'Business Advisor' Hat

Fri Aug 29 05:17:41 PDT 2014

Never overlook the importance of promoting your role as a trusted business advisor for your own clients. With a well-earned reputation as a trusted advisor, you are more competitive in your niche....

How to Take Business Convention Deductions

Thu Aug 28 09:55:36 PDT 2014

You generally get a good deduction but be careful, especially when travel outside of North America is involved. The IRS has some strict rules and a "reasonableness test."...

Bramwell?s Lunch Beat: FASB Puts Onus on Management for Going Concern Disclosures

Thu Aug 28 09:26:13 PDT 2014

The menu for August 28 features specials on MF Global lawsuit against PwC will go to trial, CAQ releases new judgment tool for auditors, KPMG faces criticism for Espírito Santo audit work, and more....

Top Female Exec Suggests Rethinking Work-Life Success

Thu Aug 28 05:43:06 PDT 2014

The work-life balance myth may be hopelessly flawed, but its most insidious deception is its implication that work and family are separate lives. There are other approaches....

Developing Successful Associates and Managers

Wed Aug 27 12:50:11 PDT 2014

Event Date: September 10, 2014, 2 pm ETTransfer your knowledge and experience to prepare your team for the challenges and opportunities of an accounting career.  Kristen Rampe will show you can have a significant impact on building the next generation of successful CPA?s by investing in your people development skills, whether your role is one formally associated with development (career counsel...

How to Find the Cap Gain Tax Balance

Wed Aug 27 09:27:22 PDT 2014

Accountants often have to deal with the results of any investment advice clients obtained during the year, so it's a good idea for them to become adept at the deceptively tricky cap gains rules....

Bramwell?s Lunch Beat: Inventory Surfaces as Top Accounting Issue

Wed Aug 27 08:51:34 PDT 2014

The menu for August 27 features specials on seven US companies whose effective tax rates are shrinking, CFOs running the numbers on inversion, GOP Senate candidate calls for gas tax reduction, and more....

Auditing Special Purpose Frameworks: Auditing Inventories

Wed Aug 27 05:12:38 PDT 2014

Determining inventory quantities and values is an important management responsibility for the FRF for SMEs. There is, however, a difference from U.S. GAAP in some situations....

The 3 Most Important Questions About Social Security

Mon Sep 01 18:16:43 PDT 2014

Navigating the Social Security system is easier said than done. Here are the answers to three questions that should make it easier....

Revisiting Sin Stocks: Alcohol?s Worse Than You Think

Mon Sep 01 17:00:03 PDT 2014

The alcohol industry isn?t sufficiently represented in the perception of vice....

3 Reasons Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. Stock Could Rise

Mon Sep 01 16:56:12 PDT 2014

Generic and specialty drugmakers have seen profits soar on the heels of the so-called patent cliff. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, however, hasn't followed in their footsteps for the most part. Even so, the company's shares look like a compelling buy for three reasons....

Are These Stocks the Best Investments You Can Possibly Make?

Mon Sep 01 16:33:03 PDT 2014

What stocks are the best investments that are most likely to make you rich? The answer may surprise you......

3 Reasons Danaher Corporation's Stock Could Fall

Mon Sep 01 16:24:46 PDT 2014

The bearish case for Danaher Corporation....

How United Airlines Just Made It a Lot Easier to Check Your Bags

Mon Sep 01 14:12:02 PDT 2014

United and other airlines are experimenting with ways to cut lines at the ticket counter....

3 Ways AT&T's DIRECTV Buyout Might Fail

Mon Sep 01 13:00:03 PDT 2014

AT&T's proposed merger with DIRECTV faces many risks. These 3 issues could stop the deal in its tracks....

Will Apple Beat Google in Healthcare with iOS 8?

Mon Sep 01 12:31:03 PDT 2014

Are insurers about to enlist in Apple?s swelling HealthKit army, alongside EHR companies and hospitals?...

3 Surprising Ways Intel Is Merging Technology With Healthcare

Mon Sep 01 12:03:02 PDT 2014

Let?s look at three remarkable ways Intel is expanding into the healthcare industry....

5 Steps to Winning the Refinance Race

Mon Sep 01 11:21:03 PDT 2014

Here's how to get in position to refinance before rates rise again....

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