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

7 Business Tax Deductions You Can't Afford to Overlook

Fri Feb 27 11:22:55 PST 2015

Small family-owned businesses and start-ups may not be aware of the deductions available to them....

Bramwell?s Lunch Beat: TIGTA Starts Criminal Probe Into Lerner Email Fiasco

Fri Feb 27 08:53:31 PST 2015

The menu features specials on CEOs paid 3 times more than CFOs, audit fees for small reporting companies, and more....

Our Friday Wrap-Up: What You May Have Missed This Week

Fri Feb 27 08:15:12 PST 2015

Lawyers and accountants, high CPA exam scores, irritating clients, a beautifully redesigned HRZone site, and more....

Special Sales Tax Report: The Key Issues Accountants Need to Know

Fri Feb 27 04:19:45 PST 2015

Nexus, Washington legislation, class-action lawsuits, and more?what is happening with sales taxation today?...

IRS Chief: 2015 Tax-Filing Season ?Going Well? Despite Agency Woes

Thu Feb 26 11:21:11 PST 2015

John Koskinen said this week that the fact tax season started on time is a ?stunning achievement by our employees.?...

The 7 Key Questions When Thinking About an Accounting Firm Merger

Thu Feb 26 09:20:32 PST 2015

Is it time to merge you firm? And how can you be sure you're not making mistakes that could doom the new entity?...

Bramwell?s Lunch Beat: Good Luck Calling the IRS for Help This Filing Season

Thu Feb 26 08:37:22 PST 2015

The menu features specials on New Mexico losing accountants, House votes to ease limits on 529 plans, and more....

Saved from the Jaws of the IRS: 7 Non-Taxable Sources of Income

Thu Feb 26 04:24:18 PST 2015

From the easily forgotten to the little known, there are income streams that remain yours and yours alone....

The 10 Best Ideas for Accounting Firm Business Development

Wed Feb 25 10:58:26 PST 2015

Business development is different from marketing communications. Too often professionals are unsure about developing the ?rainmaking? skills....

Career Success Secret: Get Both Public and Private Experience

Wed Feb 25 09:20:14 PST 2015

If you want to make it big as a management accountant, you need just the right amount of public experience....

"Ignorance Is Bliss" Seems to Be Most People's Unfortunate Retirement Plan

Sun Mar 01 16:13:01 PST 2015

Doesn?t anyone realize that "ignorance is bliss" is not a retirement plan?...

Why Don't These Winning Stocks Pay Dividends?

Sun Mar 01 14:03:02 PST 2015

Many big companies could easily pay dividends. Should they?...

This Should Be Your First Investment

Sun Mar 01 13:05:03 PST 2015

Don't just invest. Get some tax benefits to boot....

3 Stocks That Could Make Huge Moves This Week

Sun Mar 01 12:48:46 PST 2015

But don't try and profit from these moves -- there's no telling which way they're headed....

Is Sam's Club Losing Buyers to Wal-Mart Stores Inc.?

Sun Mar 01 12:19:02 PST 2015

Wal-Mart's Sam's Club aims to help its core customers: small businesses....

The Boeing Company Progress Report: Boeing Orders Soar Up, Up, and Away

Sun Mar 01 12:13:01 PST 2015

First, Boeing's orders quadrupled. Then they doubled again....

Is the Failure of Android Wear a Dire Warning for Apple Watch?

Sun Mar 01 11:30:02 PST 2015

Android Wear devices sold poorly last year. What does that mean for the upcoming Apple Watch?...

Billionaire Carl Icahn's Stock Buys: The Breakup Master Strikes Again

Sun Mar 01 11:15:02 PST 2015

Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn made several big trades last quarter, including one that led to another breakup....

How the Government "Cut the Profitability of Banking Roughly in Half"

Sun Mar 01 11:11:01 PST 2015

According to former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, the average bank is roughly half as profitable today as it was before the financial crisis of 2008-2009....

Congrats, Net Neutrality Advocates; You?ve Substantively Changed Nothing

Sun Mar 01 11:10:05 PST 2015

Although net neutrality may be important in the future, it changes nothing today....

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