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Accounting News Roundup: Property Taxes, Full-Strength SEC, Remote Jobs | 12.27.17

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Ed. note: As is our holiday tradition, Going Concern is working on a reduced schedule this week, so posts will consist of abbreviated news roundups and perhaps a perfunctory year-end listicle or two, but not much else. If you see any stories worth covering or want to complain about how much you’re working thanks to the ramming through of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, drop us a line at [email protected]. Or, better yet, throw up your questions and missives in Open Items. We’ll be back to full speed on January 2. 

Homeowners Rush to Prepay 2018 Property-Tax Bills [WSJ]

Tax Bill Will Deliver a Corporate Earnings Gusher [Bloomberg]

Congress missed an opportunity to reform the corporate tax [TPC]

Ski slopes and beaches forgotten: tax takes precedence [Reuters]

Tax Law Could Further Slow Down a Bank Favorite: Jumbo Mortgages [WSJ]

SEC Gets Back to Full Five-Member Strength [CFO]

Unions Are Gaining a Foothold at Digital Media Companies [NYT]

50 Work-From-Home Jobs Paying as Much or a Lot More Than the Average American Salary [Entrepreneur]

Tech Bros Bought Sex Trafficking Victims by Using Amazon and Microsoft Work Emails [Newsweek]

The “backlash” against Star Wars: The Last Jedi, explained [Vox]

Erie, Pa. got 34 inches of snow on Christmas Day [CBS]

Now You Can Literally Get Fucked by the Price of Bitcoin [Motherboard]

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