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

Does TIGTA Foretell a Smooth Tax Season?

Fri Oct 24 04:15:48 PDT 2014

TIGTA finds the IRS performed admirably throughout 2014 tax filing season, despite the distractions, although split refund option problems and EITC misunderstandings remain. ...

3 Rules to Getting Referrals from Other Professionals

Thu Oct 23 10:33:54 PDT 2014

Where do you get your referrals from? You probably have a couple of good sources, but chances are you don't know about all the referral possibilities. Don't leave money on the table....

Bramwell?s Lunch Beat: KPMG Finally Joining the Strategy Party

Thu Oct 23 09:25:01 PDT 2014

The menu for Oct. 23 features specials on SEC and Big Four Chinese firms continue talks over audit documents, Tesco chair resigns amid accounting mess, Mylan and Abbott tweak tax deal, and more....

Firm Issues List of the Best Tech for Accountants

Thu Oct 23 04:24:21 PDT 2014

Some IT companies are advancing while others are stuck in ivory towers. What does that say about them?and what do your technology choices say about your firm? Are you going with the winners?...

Bramwell?s Lunch Beat: Average Fees for Tax Preparation

Wed Oct 22 09:22:34 PDT 2014

The menu for Oct. 22 features specials on IRS chief warns of complicated 2015 filing season, FASB continues efforts to reduce complexity, AICPA elects new board chair, inversion lobbying booms, and more....

Breaking News: What's Happening with QuickBooks?

Wed Oct 22 05:16:10 PDT 2014

News from the QuickBooks Connect conference in San Jose. Intuit has given QuickBooks Online Accountant (QBOA) a major overhaul with features that will gladden the hearts of professional users....

Why QuickBooks' Cloud Bet Matters to Everyone

Wed Oct 22 04:21:51 PDT 2014

Technology has a record of disrupting tried-and-true methods of operation in ways that we often don't foresee. It happened to TV thanks to HBO, and now it's happening in accounting....

Accounting Principles Lists the Top Jobs Trending Upward

Tue Oct 21 13:05:27 PDT 2014

According to the staffing firm's recently releases "2015 Salary Guide," some of the most in-demand accounting and finance jobs are bookkeeping clerk, accountant, and financial analyst....

Auditing Special Purpose Frameworks: Auditing Revenues?Part 2

Tue Oct 21 10:06:09 PDT 2014

The first part discussed the principles of revenue recognition under the FRF for SMEs. This part will focus on auditing issues, including some common questions auditors should ask....

Bramwell?s Lunch Beat: AICPA About to Roll Out SSARS No. 21

Tue Oct 21 09:30:51 PDT 2014

The menu for Oct. 21 features specials on AICPA responds to EEOC scrutiny of firms? retirement-age policies, AbbVie-Shire inversion deal officially bites the dust, IRS behind on ID cards, and more....

Why Wells Fargo & Co.'s Stock Is Up 12% This Year

Fri Oct 24 08:45:02 PDT 2014

Wells Fargo is making a superior value proposition thanks to its earnings record throughout the financial crisis, the fact that it managed to avoid the mortgage settlement mess in the financial sector, and because Warren Buffett endorses the bank as a core investment holding....

20 Stocks With Monthly Dividends 2014: Whitestone REIT

Fri Oct 24 08:44:02 PDT 2014

Whitestone REIT owns about 60 commercial properties and pays a very attractive 8% monthly dividend. Does it belong in your portfolio?...

Lorillard Inc. Earnings: Higher Prices, Lower Volumes, Sinking E-Cig Share

Fri Oct 24 08:42:02 PDT 2014

The third-largest U.S. tobacco company is running in place while waiting for its merger to close....

Why Amazon.com, Inc. Shares Were Pummeled Today

Fri Oct 24 08:41:10 PDT 2014

Is this meaningful? Or just another movement?...

Procter & Gamble Co. Earnings: Cashing Out of the Battery Business

Fri Oct 24 08:37:02 PDT 2014

P&G is exiting yet another multi billion-dollar market....

3 Stocks With an Enviable History of Increasing Dividends

Fri Oct 24 08:36:03 PDT 2014

IBM, AT&T, and Qualcomm have long histories of increasing dividend payments to investors....

Why Apple Homekit Won't Be the Smart Home Product Flying Off Shelves This Holiday Season

Fri Oct 24 08:17:02 PDT 2014

Best Buy and retailers are pushing connected home products, but Apple's HomeKit platform is still missing from the competition....

Why Buffalo Wild Wings' Stock Could Recover From Recent Losses

Fri Oct 24 08:16:02 PDT 2014

Buffalo Wild Wings has made several moves in recent months that should help it recover from recent stock losses....

3 Things Intuitive Surgical, Inc. Management Wants You to Know

Fri Oct 24 08:05:24 PDT 2014

The company beat expectations, but there are more important things to note from the quarter....

Did Twitter Finally Get Music Right?

Fri Oct 24 08:03:02 PDT 2014

Twitter's newest product treats music the way it should. Here's why investors should care....

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