Money Laundering


The Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network released two sets of questions and answers on completing Form 104, Currency Transaction Report ( www.fincen.gov/faq08122005.pdf ), and on the applicability of Bank Secrecy Act requirements to new accounts opened by people displaced by Hurricane Katrina ( www.fincen.gov/faqkatrinalead.pdf ).

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IRS sets start date for tax season

The IRS announced that tax season will start in late January and that it will issue refunds to taxpayers despite the partial shutdown of the federal government.

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Why CPAs can’t wait on automation tools

What do accounting firms waiting on others to develop AI, automation, and data analytics tools have in common with a baseball fan sitting in a stadium filling with water at an exponential rate? The answer could determine your firm’s fate.