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

Bramwell?s Lunch Beat: Medical Device Tax Revenue Falls Short

Wed Aug 20 09:18:24 PDT 2014

The menu for August 20 features specials on Hertz withdraws full-year forecast due to accounting errors and operational challenges, botched forecast cost Walgreen CFO his job, Alaska oil tax repeal ballot measure losing, and more....

EY Eco-Ambassadors Give Back Globally

Wed Aug 20 03:17:40 PDT 2014

For these financial pros, it's not about black and red: it's all about being green, as they apply their skills in the far-flung corners of the world to help the environment and the economy work together....

Build a Better Crystal Ball: PlanGuru CEO Talks about Forecasting

Tue Aug 19 10:26:54 PDT 2014

How are you planning? What tools do you use for forecasting? AccountingWEB recently spoke with PlanGuru CEO Christian Wielage about the hows and whys of business forecasting....

Bramwell?s Lunch Beat: PCAOB Rule on ID?ing Lead Audit Partner Coming Soon

Tue Aug 19 09:39:23 PDT 2014

The menu for August 19 features specials on Treasury prepares inversion options, H&R Block launches small business accounting services, AICPA membership eclipses 400,000 mark, 2014 AICPA Accounting Competition begins, and more....

Auditing Special Purpose Frameworks: Auditing Accounts Receivable?Part 2

Tue Aug 19 03:15:53 PDT 2014

This article will focus on relevant financial statement assertions for accounts receivable and the impact of risk of material misstatement (RMM) on specific auditing procedures....

PCAOB: Deficiencies Continued in 2013 Broker-Dealer Audits

Mon Aug 18 15:35:23 PDT 2014

Seventy-one of 90 broker-dealer audits inspected by the PCAOB in 2013 were found to have audit deficiencies or audit-independence issues, according to a new report released on Monday. Deficiencies were also found in 56 of 60 firms that conducted broker-dealer audits....

The 10 Best Cities for Accountants

Mon Aug 18 10:22:29 PDT 2014

Where are the best cities for accountants to pursue their careers? There are some obvious answers here?but also some surprises. Accountants have a variety of choices from coast to coast....

Bramwell?s Lunch Beat: New York Levies Penalties Against PwC

Mon Aug 18 09:18:36 PDT 2014

The menu for August 18 features specials on Joe Echevarria is stepping down as Deloitte CEO, state tax revenues declined in Q1 for the first time in four years, holding auditors blameless, and more....

New Bill May Change the Sales Tax System

Mon Aug 18 04:07:49 PDT 2014

If your clients include retailers, pending federal legislation allowing states to tax Internet sales could mean big changes in the way they process and account for their sales and use taxes....

Editor's Picks: Twitter's 10-Q; Client Threats; Science Behind Happy Employees

Fri Aug 15 12:56:46 PDT 2014

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