Tax & Accounting Blog

Many States Announce One Day Filing Extension to Conform to Federal Extension

Many States Announce One Day Filing Extension to Conform to Federal Extension

By Sheila Leventhal, Esq. (Managing Editor, State and Local Tax) The Internal Revenue Service announced in IR 2018-100, issued on April 17, 2018, that it is providing taxpayers an additional day to file and pay their taxes due to system issues that it encountered early on April 17. Individuals and businesses with a filing or payment … Read More

Justices Focus on Compliance Burden and Congressional Inaction in Wayfair Oral Argument

Justices Focus on Compliance Burden and Congressional Inaction in Wayfair Oral Argument

By Melissa A. Oaks (Managing Editor, Checkpoint Catalyst) This article is the third in a special series of articles dedicated to recent nexus developments. The author of this article was one of only a few dozen members of the press granted credentials to observe the oral argument. On Tuesday, April 17, 2018, the U.S. Supreme … Read More

BDO’s Joseph Calianno on Companies’ Response to the TCJA

BDO’s Joseph Calianno on Companies’ Response to the TCJA

Joe Calianno is a Tax Partner and serves as BDO’s International Technical Tax Practice Leader. He also is a former Special Counsel to the Deputy Associate Chief Counsel (International) in the office of Chief Counsel for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Additionally, Mr. Calianno is a member of the AICPA’s Tax Executive Committee, and previously … Read More

10 Ways to Make Your Prospects Fall in Love With Your Welcome Message

10 Ways to Make Your Prospects Fall in Love With Your Welcome Message

You’ve worked hard to pique their interest and get them to notice you. You’ve created a beautiful website, chatted with them on your social media platforms and sent them love letters in the mail. They’ve just made the first move in your professional courtship by subscribing to your email newsletter. How do you take the … Read More

Modernizing Global Trade

Modernizing Global Trade

It may sound like a cliché, but I am convinced that the future is just around the corner. I mean the real future. The future we used to see in movies from the 80s, where technology had reached its highest point and was used for simplifying people’s lives, changing the way we lived. Sounds promising, … Read More

The Personality Pie: A Recipe For Marketing Success

The Personality Pie: A Recipe For Marketing Success

As noted in a previous post, personality is the key to more business opportunities. But how do you bake personality into your firm’s digital communications? There is no perfect recipe for incorporating personality into your accounting marketing communications and strategy. That being said, there are some basic ingredients that will give … Read More