Month: October 2021

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The American Institute of CPAs announced the 30 graduates of its 2021 AICPA Leadership Academy, held virtually this year from Oct. 25-28. The AICPA Leadership Academy offers young CPAs a hands-on learning workshop with topics ranging from leadership training to professional networking. This year’s featured speakers included William (Bill) Pirolli, chairman of the American Institute
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In this article CFX thianchai sitthikongsak | Moment | Getty Images Company: Colfax Corp. (CFX) Business: Colfax is a global diversified technology company. The company operates in two segments: (i) Fabrication Technology: consumable products and equipment, including cutting, joining, and automated welding products, as well as gas control equipment; and (ii) Medical Technology: medical device
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President Joe Biden on Oct. 29, 2021 in Rome, Italy. Antonio Masiello | Getty Images News | Getty Images A $1.75 trillion social and climate spending framework Democrats unveiled Thursday would reform the health-care market in several ways, expanding access and reducing costs for millions of Americans. Chiefly, the proposal would expand subsidies available for
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The Internal Revenue Service is sending notices to taxpayers who deferred their Social Security taxes last year, warning them that half the taxes will be due by the end of this year. In an email to payroll professionals Friday, the IRS said that it’s sending informational-only CP256V Notices to self-employed individuals and household employers who
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Photo by Mike Kline (notkalvin) | Moment | Getty Images Proposed legislation unveiled Thursday as part of Democrats’ $1.75 trillion social and climate spending plan would close a tax loophole for cryptocurrency investors. The Build Back Better Act would subject crypto transactions to “wash sale” rules, an anti-abuse measure that currently applies to stocks, bonds
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Sax, Parsippany, gave its fourth annual Founders’ Award to Fighting Children’s Cancer Foundation, awarding the nonprofit a $15,000 unrestricted gift for best embodying this year’s theme of “Imagination.” Nearly 150 nonprofits submitted videos for their chance to win the award. (Read the full story.) The New Jersey Society of CPAs, Roseland, expanded its accounting scholarship
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Becker Professional Education is hoping to expand the number of accountants and CPA Exam takers as the profession has suffered a decline in recent years. The company, which provides CPA Exam training materials and continuing professional education courses, is trying to reverse recent declines in CPA numbers and bring more young people into the profession.
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The recent agreement on a global minimum tax and other changes to tax rules around the world have called into question the future of tax competition. It is difficult to anticipate how tax competition will ultimately be impacted by these changes, although I seriously doubt that the usefulness of Tax Foundation’s International Tax Competitiveness Index
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In this article AAPL Halfway through third-quarter earnings season, and there are two key catalysts:  Demand is strong. Cost inflation and supply-chain issues are the main headwind, but companies are learning to navigate through them.  In some cases, supply chain disruption has taken a serious toll. Apple CEO Tim Cook said supply chain issues had cost