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Accounting News Roundup: Grant Thornton’s Awful PCAOB Inspection; An EY Golden Globe Envelope; Tax Reform on the Back Burner | 01.13.14

PCAOB Gives Grant Thornton Record Failure Rate [CW]
More later, but for now this is enough to mull over: "The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board gave a failing grade to Grant Thornton on 65 percent of audits inspected in 2012, the highest failure rate ever registered in a single inspection report by a major firm."

Wal-Mart’s International CFO Smith Departs for New Gig [CFOJ (Subscription)]
Get your resume ready.

That's the spirit!

It was 12 Years a Slave. There, I ruined it.

Tax extenders may trump tax reform [The Hill]
Can kicking is more fun than fixing any day!

White House: We Can't Force Jimmy Kimmel Off the Air [Gawker]
And you thought people were getting worked up before!

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