Investment fees, particularly those charged by private equity fund managers, or General Partners (GPs), continue to be a point of contention within the industry.

The income tax credit for certain energy-efficient home improvements and equipment purchases was extended through 2016 by the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (the PATH Act). So, you still have time to save both energy and taxes by making these eco-friendly investments.

The ITAS Manager will be responsible for executing engagement planning for both larger recurring engagements and smaller more basic non-recurring engagements. They should be able to demonstrate good understanding of business operations and the role of information systems and IT operations.

The Auditing Standards Board (ASB) of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) recently issued its attestation guidance in a new, clarified format.

The SEC has adopted final rules permitting equity crowdfunding under Title III of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act of 2012.

Investing in mutual funds is an easy way to diversify a portfolio, which is one reason why they’re commonly found in retirement plans such as IRAs and 401(k)s.

When an employer pays an expense reimbursement or advance to an employee (regardless of whether the employee incurs or is reasonably expected to incur the expense), the IRS considers the arrangement to be disguised taxable compensation to the employee.

Investor groups and private businesses are at odds over who can invest in unregistered offerings. A recent report has stoked the fire, as the SEC explores options to balance providing investor protections with preserving access to capital and fostering innovation and growth. 

Carried interest has been a heated issue for a number of years, within industry and political circles alike. But it’s the 2016 presidential election that has moved this accounting practice to the front burner.

Executives and other key employees are often compensated with more than just salary, fringe benefits and bonuses: They may also be awarded stock-based compensation, such as restricted stock or stock options. Another form that’s becoming more common is restricted stock units (RSUs).