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Editor's Picks: 19th Century CPA Exam Questions; Take a Workation; The Psychology of Conflict

August 1, 2014

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The Strange and Subtle Rules of Estimated Taxes

August 1, 2014

Everyone knows about paying estimated taxes, but that's just the beginning. The rules for calculating them are complex and the penalties can be severe?but there are safe harbors. ...

Bramwell's Lunch Beat: SEC Turns to Deloitte for Top Accounting Job

August 1, 2014

The menu for July 31 features bipartisan efforts on tax refund fraud, a possible new chief accountant for the SEC, the battle against bank overdraft fees, and more....

Three Ideas for Replacing Performance Evaluations

August 1, 2014

A version of this post originally appeared on Going Concern.This week I spent some time at Sage Summit in Las Vegas, an event for CPAs and entrepreneurs who want to learn how to make their small businesses better, or alternatively, just want an excuse to party until their faces melt and call it a business expense. ...

High Impact Excel: Data Validation Edition

July 31, 2014

Event Date: August 28, 2014, 2 pm ET Excel spreadsheets are often akin to the American Wild West, where users can input anything they want into any worksheet cell. Excel's Data Validation feature allows you to restrict user inputs to selected choices, but there are many nuances to the feature that often trip users up....

The Five Things Business Owners Need to Know

July 31, 2014

Do you have entrepreneurial clients? Here's a simple checklist to go over with CEOs to get them started on the right track to running a successful, fiscally responsible business....

Bramwell's Lunch Beat: Did Lois Lerner Really Use That Word?

July 31, 2014

The menu for July 31 features yet another attempt on the estate tax, the revelation of Lois Lerner's salty language, Bank of America's mortgage fines, possible SEC reforms, and more....

Document Management Tips for Accounting Offices

July 31, 2014

Document management software is essential for accounting offices. With the right paperless office solution, you can organize all of your electronic and paper documents and keep them close by....

Auditing Special Purpose Frameworks: Auditing Cash Classifications?Part 1

July 30, 2014

Learning "how" to audit cash is mainly learning "when" to audit cash and to "what extent" cash auditing procedures should be applied....

Bramwell's Lunch Beat: Are Restatements Becoming a Thing of the Past?

July 30, 2014

The menu for July 30 features bills on the highway fund, a study on the reduction of restatements, an examination of banks and ethics, a proposal to eliminate the IRS Commissioner and more....

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