Business groups turn on Camp [The Hill]
Exhibit A: A threat from the American Bankers Association's Chief Lobbyist James Ballantine: “We could probably send out a press release every day on something in the tax reform bill that we are not necessarily enamored with.”
EU endorses non-financial reporting for large companies [Accountancy Age]
This should make auditing a little more interesting: "Large companies within the EU must disclose a host of non-financial information in their annual reports under accounting rules agreed between the European Parliament and Council. Under the rules, certain public interest organisations will include a statement in their annual accounts about environmental, social and employee-related matters in addition to human rights, anti-corruption and bribery issues, and boardroom diversity."
How to speed the path to partner [JofA]
According to one person quoted "never gossip" is among the strategies.
In actually-uttered-on-Twitter news:
Have the Oscars implemented mandatory auditor rotation? RT @JoelUngar: "I'm boycotting. I want them to bring back Price Waterhouse.”
— Greg Kyte, CPA (@gregkyte) March 3, 2014
Oscar-nominated movies already winners thanks to tax credits [DMWT]
Hooray for Hollywood!
Ex-executive for Pearl Jam sentenced in embezzlement [ST]
Rickey Goodrich received a 14-month sentence for stealing $300k over three years.
He failed to pay taxes of $5,843,952 for 2011 and $6,311,132 for 2012.