Tax & Accounting Blog

Corporate Tax Tool Shaping Students for Job Market

When Lehigh University adjunct professor of tax, Robert Duquette, CPA, utilized ONESOURCE Tax Provision and ONESOURCE Income Tax in his new course “Applied Federal Income Taxation: Planning and Compliance”, students initially registered because it promised real world exposure to a tool they’d most likely use in their future auditing careers. They completed the course with the confidence that … Read More

Lehigh University: First to Bring Real World Tax Technology to Classroom

This year, adjunct professor of tax, Robert Duquette, CPA, utilized ONESOURCE Tax Provision and ONESOURCE Income Tax in his new course Applied Federal Income Taxation: Planning and Compliance at Lehigh University. This was the first time that undergraduate audit students were exposed to real world corporate transactions. I spent some time with Professor Duquette to learn … Read More

States Getting Serious About Swapping Income Tax For Sales Tax

Kansas and Missouri are leading the charge to eliminate state income tax, and replacing it with a more broad-based sales tax.  Opponents say this will unfairly shift the tax burden from the wealthy onto the middle class and create an even larger revenue gap in already hurting states, while supporters believe this will provide employers … Read More

Are You Prepared to Face Simultaneous Audits?

Global audits are on the rise and tax laws are becoming increasingly complex. A recent Thomson Reuters survey showed across the board, the number of tax audits has increased: Globally, indirect tax audit activity is up 80% IRS audits are up 15% US state & local income tax audits are up 10%  Key audit risk … Read More