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The statement says ID.me inflated the amount of work it could provide and the amount of federal dollars lost to pandemic fraud, the latter in an effort to increase demand for its services. In his response, the CEO says he would not use such a crisis to help his company.
In October, the IRS said it would leave Free File open for an extra month, until Thursday, so eligible taxpayers can claim their share of several benefits including the 2021 recovery rebate credit, the child tax credit, and the earned income tax credit.
AICPA & CIMA tools can assist organizations new to single audits or similar compliance engagements.
CPAs can play crucial roles in helping navigate the evolving landscape as state tax authorities ramp up efforts to source additional revenue from out-of-state workers and the companies they work for.
As part of COVID-19 pandemic relief, the IRS will automatically abate failure-to-file penalties for certain tax and information returns and refund those penalties already paid.
President Joe Biden signed bills that give the government more time to catch and prosecute fraud related to two of the most popular COVID-19 small business relief programs.
The rise of remote work is an opportunity to evaluate where work gets done.
Companies that received financial assistance during the pandemic have questions about which standards to apply related to accounting for the ERC.
A CPA leader discusses his love of space leading to a job at Virgin Galactic, how finance purpose statements can be “a guiding light,” and advice for aspiring accountants in this podcast episode with transcript.
Switching from remote to hybrid working brings with it challenges accounting firms have not had to deal with before. Here is how five firms are tackling these challenges.