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Health Reform's 1099 Headache
A brief provision in the health-care reform law could create big reporting problems for small businesses. August 19, 2010
Will FASB's Breadcrumb Trail Remain?
The standard-setter will vote on whether to extend the comment period for a controversial disclosure rule that could open up companies to new lawsuits. August 17, 2010
Auditors Can More Easily Dispute PCAOB Findings
A new SEC rule outlines how accounting firms can challenge the defects their watchdog wants to share with the public. August 11, 2010
Revenue Rules Could Cause Software Snags
How much will ERP systems have to be tweaked to comply with FASB's new revenue-recognition rules? August 10, 2010
How to Stay in the Retiree-Benefit Game
Some companies have nixed group health-care coverage and are sending their former employees to exchanges to shop for plans. August 5, 2010
Does It Pay to Cooperate with Regulators?
A new study claims companies accused of financial-reporting misdeeds can save millions of dollars by helping the SEC in investigations. August 3, 2010
IRS Rules on Contingent Debt
Guidance issued by the IRS nixes the idea that retirement of contingent debt is tied to cancellation of indebtedness income. August 2, 2010
Will BP's Tax Benefit Disappear?
Under IRS rules, BP is entitled to a deferred tax benefit for the loss it will incur related to the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explosion. But there is more at play than tax and accounting rules. July 30, 2010
IFRS: More Opportunities Than Threats
Scenario planning reveals few threats and many opportunities within the uncertainties about IFRS in the United States. July 29, 2010
GE Settles Iraq Kickback Case for $23 Million
Four of the company's subsidiaries paid $3.6 million in kickbacks to Iraqi government ministries, the SEC alleged. July 27, 2010