Tesla Treasurer and VP of Finance Leaves the Company [Bloomberg]
Susan Repo, Tesla’s corporate treasurer and vice president of finance, is headed for the door, following Chief Accounting Officer Eric Branderiz, who left last week.
Elsewhere: Elon Musk Wanted to Buy ‘The Onion,’ Now His Team’s Hiring Its Staffers for a Secret Project
Inside the Fight for More Female CFOs [CFO]
Jenna Fischer of Russell Reynolds writes that Despite female majorities for both bachelor’s degrees in accounting, and accountants and auditors in the workforce, less than 12 percent of the CFOs of the 1,000 largest U.S. public companies are women.
No One’s Sure Who Qualifies for This $415 Billion Tax Deduction [Bloomberg]
People are getting anxious for the IRS and Treasury to explain what’s what about the 20 percent pass-through deduction. Guidance is expected in June.
Should Congress Act Before SCOTUS On Online Sales Taxes? [Tax Foundation]
Joe Henchman writes that “states are creating the scenario that the Commerce Clause sought to avoid: unlimited tax authority that burdens interstate commerce,” and suggests Congress pass legislation that would replace the physical presence standard.
Previously, on Going Concern…
I wrote about the SEC fining foreign affiliates of some BIG AUDIT firms that skirted PCAOB oversight.
I interviewed Megan Scheiderich, the Director of Internal Audit at PulteGroup.
In other news:
- Ten Years After the Bear Stearns Bailout, Nobody Thinks It Would Happen Again
- Demand for Anti-Harassment Training Videos Surges in #MeToo Era
- Monks angry about beer price.
- Godspeed Stephen Hawking.
- Happy Pi Day.
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