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Accounting and Auditing

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  • Expenses by 'profligate' Judicial Council were justified

    To the editor: Like the state auditor's report on purported waste by California's judicial branch, The Times' editorial fails to provide context. ("Profligacy at the state's Judicial Council?," Editorial, Jan. 13) Much of the spending by the Judicial...
  • End Secrecy At UConn Foundation

    End Secrecy At UConn Foundation
    Legislation has been introduced to strip away much of the secrecy that protects the UConn Foundation from legitimate inquiry. Past efforts to make the foundation's operations subject to the state's freedom of information law have failed. This is the...
  • Maryland regulators to meet with Caesars after unit files for bankruptcy

    Maryland regulators to meet with Caesars after unit files for bankruptcy
    State regulators said Thursday that they will be closely following Thursday's bankruptcy filing by a cash-strapped division of casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. to ensure that operations at Horseshoe Casino Baltimore remain stable. The division,...
  • Audit questions pay, expenses of California court administration

    An agency administering California’s judicial system has spent $30 million in questionable costs and high salaries for managers because of a lack of proper oversight, meaning less money for the state’s cash-strapped courts, a state audit...
  • Pasadena embarrassed by charges that employee embezzled $5 million

    Pasadena embarrassed by charges that employee embezzled $5 million
    Pastor Danny Wooten had a reputation as a rainmaker for the church he founded. He raised money to renovate a Pomona building into a home for his fledgling congregation, the New Covenant Christian Fellowship Center. One of the ways he raised funds,...
  • Psychiatrist who dispensed opiates is pulled from Wisconsin VA hospital in Tomah

     Psychiatrist who dispensed opiates is pulled from Wisconsin VA hospital in Tomah
    Politicians from both parties and other government officials are looking into allegations of rampant overmedication, retaliatory management practices and preventable overdose deaths at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Tomah, Wis.,...
  • 5 things to know about tax filing and Obama's health law

    The IRS is cutting taxpayer services just as President Barack Obama's health law is making filing a tax return more complicated. The agency blames budget cuts enacted by Congress. An IRS watchdog says service problems at the tax agency will make...
  • City approves money for outside audits over Pratt's objections

    City approves money for outside audits over Pratt's objections
    Baltimore Comptroller Joan M. Pratt objected Wednesday to the city's use of outside auditors, saying her office could do the reviews of municipal agencies for less money and with greater independence. Her comments came as the Board of Estimates approved...
  • Get professional help to navigate IRS rules on repairs, improvements

    Q: I was listening to Ilyce Glink's radio show, and she had on a tax expert who was talking about new guidelines relating to accounting for repairs on rental real estate. I own several pieces of real estate, but I tuned in just in time to catch the...
  • Municipal pensions in Pennsylvania facing combined $7.7 billion debt

    Municipal pensions in Pennsylvania facing combined $7.7 billion debt
    HARRISBURG — Carrying more than $7.7 billion in total debt, municipal pensions could lead to bankruptcies of cities, boroughs and townships across Pennsylvania, state officials warned. A rising stock market alone can't fix the debt, because many...
  • Baltimore to pay $416,000 for audits of 3 city agencies

    Baltimore to pay $416,000 for audits of 3 city agencies
    Baltimore's Board of Estimates on Wednesday is set to approve $416,000 for performance and financial audits of three key city agencies. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration will pay Hamilton Enterprises LLC to audit the Department of...