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The McDonnell Richardson CPA, P.C. Blog Page provides frequently updated useful news and information to help keep you informed on tax strategy, business, and estate planning.  Please do not hesitate to contact us for any questions and additional information you may have regarding these topics.

1 month ago

US companies keen on hiring, but they see fewer candidates
A rising number of finance executives say their businesses plan to hire in the coming year, a quarterly survey by the Association of ... See more

1 month ago

AICPA recommends IRS FAQs on virtual-currency taxation
The AICPA Tax Executive Committee has submitted an updated comment letter on Notice 2014-21, Virtual Currency Guidance, to the Internal Revenue ... See more

1 month ago

CFOs think finance is about to get more stressful
Most CFOs think work for finance employees will get more stressful by 2020, according to a global survey. But certain strategies can overcome stress ... See more

1 month ago

Standard mileage rates, depreciation amounts updated
The Internal Revenue Service has issued guidance on standard mileage rates and depreciation limits that were changed by the Tax Cuts and Jobs ... See more

1 month ago

Merger activity hitting record pace in 2018
Mergers have progressed at a record pace in 2018, with companies having announced more than $2 trillion in deals, according to Thomson Reuters. The trend ... See more

1 month ago

IRS warns tax practitioners of new phishing scam
The Internal Revenue Service has alerted tax practitioners to beware of a new phishing scheme in which cybercriminals send emails posing as state ... See more

2 months ago

AICPA recommends flexibility in partnership audits
In a letter to the Internal Revenue Service, the AICPA has asked the agency to provide a simplified adjustment procedure for partnership audits and ... See more

2 months ago

Decline in mortgage applications extends into 6th week
Applications for mortgages in the US dropped 2.7% last week, marking the sixth consecutive week of decline, the Mortgage Bankers Association ... See more

2 months ago

Some savers investing in taxable accounts over retirement plans
Ownership rates for employer-sponsored retirement plans have held steady during the past five years, but the amount savers contribute ... See more

2 months ago

IRS warns of scam affecting international taxpayers
The Internal Revenue Service has warned about a scam targeting international taxpayers and nonresident aliens. Fraudsters send a phony Form W-8BEN ... See more

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