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Report finds big fraud problems for small businesses

Occupational fraud continues to siphon staggering amounts of money from businesses worldwide, with smaller organizations being hit particularly hard. That’s one of the trends identified in the 2018 Report to the Nations on Occupational...

IRS extends tax-filing deadline to midnight Wednesday, April 18

The IRS’s Modernized e-File and Direct Pay systems were not in operation for most of the day on Tuesday, which was the deadline for individual taxpayers to file their 2017 tax returns. As a result, the IRS extended the filing and payment...

2018 Greater Washington Society of CPAs Award Program

GWSCPA is pleased to announce the 2017 Greater Washington Society of CPAs Awards Program! Help us to celebrate the successes of our members, the industry and cap off a great year of membership with GWSCPA. All awards will be presented at the...

IRS to spend $397M to implement new tax law

The Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department estimate that implementing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will cost approximately $397 million and require hiring the equivalent of 1,734 full-time employees over the next two years. The...

Treasury regulations to be subject to OMB review

The Treasury Department and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) have reached an agreement under which, effective immediately, the OMB’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) will review certain significant tax...

Many corporations will pay a blended federal income tax this year under the new tax reform law

Many U.S. corporations elect to use a fiscal year end and not a calendar year end for federal income tax reporting purposes.  Due to a provision in the recently enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), a corporation with a fiscal year that includes...

2018 Nonprofit Symposium Call for Speakers

29th Annual GWSCPA Nonprofit Symposium Call for Speakers Deadline:  May 31, 2017 Over many years and with the support of many volunteer members, the GWSCPA has built one of the most highly regarded nonprofit educational programs in the...

FASAB Call for Candidates - March 15 Deadline

The Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board (FASAB or “the Board”) is seeking qualified candidates to serve on the Board. FASAB comprises nine members—three are representatives from FASAB’s federal sponsors and six are...

Margaret DeBoe Leadership Program Welcomes 2nd Class

E.Cohen & Company, CPAs Promotes Three to Principal

E. Cohen & Company, a full-service CPA firm based in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area with over 50 employees, is pleased to announce that Kimberly H. Maxwell, CPA (Kim) has been promoted to Principal of the firm.  As principal, Kim will...