Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

ANR: California Agency Changes Its Mind on Deloitte; American Airlines Relocating Some Accountants; Dewey Know the Secret Seven? Not Yet | 03.20.14

Agency abandons talks with Deloitte for welfare contract [KCRA]
California seems to have learned things the hard way: "An agency responsible for choosing IT consultant Deloitte for a 10-year, half-billion dollar job said Wednesday that it has changed its mind. The agency, Welfare Client Data Systems (WCDS), told KCRA 3 that it could not come to an agreement on the terms of a contract and will no longer negotiate with the company. […] Deloitte, which was widely blamed for a botched software upgrade that left hundreds of thousands of Californians without their unemployment benefits, was negotiating with WCDS to run the CalWin automation system, which sends out welfare benefits."
Putin Calls on Billionaires to Pay Taxes in Russia [AP]
Hey! Something he and Obama can agree on!
American Airlines to add jobs in Phoenix [AZCentral]
100 accounting jobs, to be precise. The airline is closing their accounting center in Tulsa and those people have a choice to move to Phoenix or Dallas where the remaining jobs are going.
Ted Cruz slams Obama administration over IRS investigation [The Hill]
That appetite for attention is never satisified.
Cigarette Smuggling Across the States [Tax Foundation]
Over half of all the cigarettes consumed in New York and Arizona are smuggled, according to the TF.

A Mystery: Who Are the Dewey Secret Seven? [DealBook]
This nothing like the Seattle Seven which was just the Dude and six other guys: "They are the mysterious seven: former employees of Dewey & LeBoeuf who pleaded guilty to taking part in a four-year plan to manipulate the financial statements of the once prominent law firm, but whose identities and plea agreements are being kept under wraps by New York prosecutors."

This Is The Wheel Of Fortune Equivalent Of A Hail Mary Touchdown [Deadspin]


Latest Accounting Jobs--Apply Now:

Have something to add to this story? Give us a shout by email, Twitter, or text/call the tipline at 202-505-8885. As always, all tips are anonymous.

Comments are closed.

Related articles

a dog wearing VR

Monday Morning Accounting News Brief: Deloitte on Microtransactions; More EY Split Roadblocks; Have You Become Irritable? | 11.28.22

Happy Monday! Here’s some stuff that’s going on. Several US audit firms told the Financial Times that they had elevated some or all of their crypto-related clients to the status of “high risk”, triggering a more thorough audit that will take longer and lead to higher bills; some clients could ultimately be dropped altogether. KPMG […]

woman working on a laptop with a dog beside her

Monday Morning Accounting News Brief: The Leadership Void; KPMG Gets Fined (Again); PwC Ups Leave | 10.3.22

Deloitte launches Global Sustainability & Climate learning program that aims to enhance skills and capabilities of Deloitte people to help address a global societal challenge. Dubai’s financial regulator has provisionally fined KPMG and one of its former partners $2 million over the firm’s auditing of Abraaj, the emerging markets private equity group that collapsed in […]