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

The Finance Pro's Role in Natural Capital Accounting

Tue Sep 23 13:10:31 PDT 2014

A report recently identified the five ways that CFOs and management accountants can support the adoption of natural capital accounting in their organizations....

How to Time Itemized Deductions

Tue Sep 23 09:44:56 PDT 2014

Savvy tax planning is about more than knowing what to write off. Just as essential is knowing when. Choosing one tax year as opposed to another bears directly on how much winds up with the IRS....

Bramwell?s Lunch Beat: Treasury Reveals Plan to Curb Inversions

Tue Sep 23 09:29:07 PDT 2014

The menu for Sept. 23 features specials on Tesco?s accounting woes, IRS doled out more than $5 billion in tax refunds to fraudsters in 2013, SEC announces largest-ever whistleblower award, and more....

How Corporate Finance Got Its Groove Back

Tue Sep 23 04:03:20 PDT 2014

Take a step back from GAAP. For senior managers in corporate finance, the word of the day is "agile." Today's finance leaders are no longer in the back office, but are helping companies grow. Companies that embrace financial best practices lead in other areas as well....

PCAOB Urges Auditors to Follow Standards on Going Concern

Mon Sep 22 14:57:27 PDT 2014

In a staff audit practice alert issued on Monday, the US audit regulator reminded auditors that they should continue adhering to the board?s existing standards when considering an organization?s ability to operate as a going concern....

2014-15 Per Diem Rates for Travel Expenses Set by IRS

Mon Sep 22 13:21:29 PDT 2014

The IRS has announced the special per diem rates for substantiating certain business expenses taxpayers incur when traveling away from home in 2014 and 2015. The new per diem rates go into effect Oct. 1....

Key Tax Considerations of Sending Employees Overseas

Mon Sep 22 11:16:49 PDT 2014

Because of global expansion, the challenges of sending employees abroad are now worthy of executive-level attention. International assignments come with a host of business implications, and tax is a top consideration....

Nonprofit Accounting: It's Not for Wimps

Mon Sep 22 10:14:11 PDT 2014

If you're a CPA with a bent for do-gooding, consider nonprofit accounting. It's a growing area with a lot of variety, but be prepared to roll up your sleeves: nonprofit doesn't mean non-stress. ...

Bramwell?s Lunch Beat: Auditor Naming Plan Sparks Debate

Mon Sep 22 09:29:34 PDT 2014

The menu for Sept. 22 features specials on Lois Lerner breaks her silence, a roundup of last week?s IRS technical guidance, two Senate Democrats propose exit tax for inverting companies, and more....

Why You're Completely Wrong about How You Hire

Mon Sep 22 04:01:04 PDT 2014

For accounting majors, fall means recruiting season. They will probably be interviewed and evaluated?and these interviews and valuations will probably fail to achieve their purposes....

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