Singing CPA Steven Zelin merges with Newman & Cohen

Steven Zelin, a New York City-based CPA who performs music as the “Singing CPA,” is merging his firm, Steven Zelin CPA LLC, with Newman & Cohen, CPA, P.C., effective Thursday.

Accountants wouldn't get lower rate under House bill

Experts from PwC parse the differences between the tax reform bills on the treatment of pass-through businesses.

Tax reform clears House hurdle, but obstacles remain

Differences with the as-yet-unpassed Senate bill need to be reconciled.

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passes the House

The House passed tax reform legislation Thursday by a vote of 227-205, with 13 Republicans voting against the bill, as the Senate Finance Committee continued debating and marking up a significantly different version of the bill.

House passes tax bill in first step toward historic overhaul

House Republicans passed their version of legislation to overhaul the U.S. tax code by slashing the corporate tax rate, lowering tax burdens for most individuals and adding an estimated $1.4 trillion to the federal deficit over the next decade.

Anti-Fraud Collaboration encourages reporting on financial misconduct

The Anti-Fraud Collaboration, a joint effort of the Center for Audit Quality, Financial Executives International, the Institute of Internal Auditors and the National Association of Corporate Directors, has released a new report urging accountants, auditors and other business people to blow the whistle on any financial reporting shenanigans they see.

Marks Paneth acquires Dylewsky, Goldberg & Brenner

Marks Paneth LLP, a New York-based Top 100 Firm, has expanded to Connecticut by adding Dylewsky, Goldberg & Brenner, a firm based in Stamford, effective No. 1, 2017.

Intuit gets into the money lending business

Intuit has introduced QuickBooks Capital, a funding solution for small businesses.

QuickBooks jumps on the chatbot bandwagon

“What the hell did I spend my money on?” Self-employed users can ask the bot.

Tax Fraud Blotter: Fast time

So busted; many clients, not one business; plenty for wife and girlfriend; and other highlights of recent tax cases.