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Friday Footnotes: SEC and China; Small Company Audit Fees; Don’t Use TurboTax | 02.27.15

Leonard Nimoy, Spock of ‘Star Trek,’ Dies at 83 [NYT]

Robert Benmosche, Former AIG CEO, Dies at Age 70 [Bloomberg]

The SEC Caves on China [WSJ]

Small Firms Pay Bigger Slice of Revenue in Audit Fees [CFO]

Bank of America accounting chief, two directors to step down [Reuters]

Bank of England turns up the heat on accounting firms [Reuters]

Who's working this weekend?

De Niro Socked With $6.4 Million IRS Tax Lien De Niro spokesperson Stan Rosenfeld said that IRS delinquency notices had been “sent to an old address,” and that once the actor learned of the seven-figure tax lien, “he had a check for the full amount hand delivered to the IRS this morning.” [TSG]

Bartender beats barrister in Tax Court [Tax Update]

Do Not Use TurboTax This Tax Season [Gawker]