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The House and the Senate have been working to resolve differences in their respective tax bills. But that doesn't mean tax reform is a done deal. A lot has to happen before the bill gets to the president's desk. And once it's signed, we'll see a regulatory and legislative chain of events that will take years to complete.
Companies on Inc.'s 2017 Best Workplaces list relate how they are making the holidays a happy time for employees by holding parties, participating in philanthropy and helping workers achieve personal goals. Giving employees time off also is a popular strategy.
The Federal Communications Commission has voted 3-2 to repeal net neutrality, which prohibits internet service providers from favoring some users over others. Supporters of net neutrality, which was enacted during the Obama administration, said they might challenge the FCC's action in court.
Wall Street executives discuss what could go wrong as the bull market continues with historically low volatility and high equities. A run on quant funds, cyberthreats and the health of China's economy top the list of worries.
The Bank of England says a recent breakthrough in Brexit talks, in which negotiators agreed to move on to trade discussions, should bolster the UK economy. Meanwhile, the BoE has kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged but has signaled a series of marginal increases in coming years.
AICPA says tax bill has unintended consequences for some accounting firms
The AICPA has made the House and Senate aware of its concern about any disparity in the tax treatment of accounting firms versus other pass-throughs. In a statement, President and CEO Barry C. Melancon, CPA, CGMA, said the AICPA will work with lawmakers to address that concern.
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American Institute of CPAs
(AICPA) is the world’s largest member association representing the CPA profession, with more than 418,000 members in 143 countries, and a history of serving the public interest since 1887. AICPA members represent many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education and consulting. The AICPA sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for private companies, not-for-profit organizations, federal, state and local governments. It develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination and offers credentials for a number of specialized areas. With The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), it offers the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation, which sets the global benchmark for quality and recognition in management accounting.