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The Office of Appeals (“Appeals”) is a unit of the IRS which is separate and independent of the IRS Tax Examination Division (“Examination”) which conducts tax audits.

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB or the Board) recently issued Business Combinations (Topic 805), Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2017-01, Clarifying the Definition of a Business.

Intangibles — Goodwill and Other (Topic 350), Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2017-04, Simplifying the Test for Goodwill Impairment was recently issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB or the Board).

If your organization operates globally and selected employees are assigned to international locations on behalf of your company, you and these employees should be cognizant of the complexities of international tax requirements. Here is some information which may assist you in strategically handling such assignments.

Is cash flow tight? Could “trusted” employees be dipping their hands in the cookie jar? Over the past several months there has been an uptick of company management and frontline employees getting caught diverting funds for their own use.

The flourishing contemporary art market paired with the tax benefits that accompany donations of highly appreciated assets have led to a significant increase in the number of private foundations encountering the complexities of valuing, accounting for and maintaining such works of art.