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Accounting and Auditing

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  • Special Report: Opaque middlemen exact high price in Russia's deals with the West

    Russia pays hugely inflated prices for vital medical equipment made by Western companies, in part because some manufacturers channel sales through obscure intermediary companies, a Reuters examination has found. These middlemen firms, which have no...
  • Highwood audit recommends more eyes on bills, payments

    Highwood audit recommends more eyes on bills, payments
    A private audit of Highwood's finances recommended stronger check-and-balance controls in the city, but did not find any major problems, according to discussion at the city's finance committee meeting this month. Wolf & Co., a Chicago accounting and...
  • Auditor general to investigate if Pa. is getting enough tax relief from gambling

     Auditor general to investigate if Pa. is getting enough tax relief from gambling
    The state auditor general's office will audit the operations of the gaming control board next year with an eye on whether the promises of jobs and property tax cuts from gambling revenues panned out, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said Tuesday. In an...
  • Corbett, Pa. legislature budgeted no money for governor transition

     Corbett, Pa. legislature budgeted no money for governor transition
    With some fanfare last week, Gov.-elect Tom Wolf announced taxpayers would not pay the costs of transitioning to his administration from Gov. Tom Corbett's. Instead, Wolf said, he would raise money for the transition through private donations (capped at...
  • Kids of Character: Dylan Navarro

    Kids of Character: Dylan Navarro
    Dylan Navarro Age: 13 School: Driftwood Middle School Academy of Health and Wellness in Hollywood Grade: Eighth Hometown: Hollywood Trait: Citizenship As leader for both his school's energy reduction and recycling teams, Dylan is doing his...
  • Three big ways Hogan can save tax money

    Three big ways Hogan can save tax money
    Dear Larry — I hope I can still call you Larry, at least until you're sworn in. You grew up in Beltsville, in my district. Your father and mine were friends back in the 1960s. I didn't vote for you, but I'm convinced you're sincere about wanting...
  • Romeo Valianti, tax division director

    Romeo Valianti, tax division director
    Romeo Valianti, who had been director of the Maryland State Comptroller's Admissions and Amusement Tax Division, died Wednesday at his Finksburg home of a heart attack. He was 90. The son of Vincent Valianti, an immigrant Italian tailor, and Castellani...
  • Colvin defends her tenure at Social Security

    Colvin defends her tenure at Social Security
    A day after Republicans threw her confirmation to lead the Social Security Administration into question, Carolyn W. Colvin outlined a series of steps the agency is taking to address more than $1 billion in erroneous payments identified by auditors in...
  • Todd Lundy, consultant to law and accounting firms, dies at 76

    Building on his background as a certified public accountant, Todd Lundy found success as a consultant to law firms and accounting practices firms on matters ranging from mergers and acquisitions to partner compensation. "He was a very smart, shrewd...
  • Petrobras delays unaudited financial results, cites 'new facts'

    Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said on Friday it delayed release of unaudited third-quarter financial results after new developments in an expanding bribery and money laundering case. The company, which had scheduled the release of...
  • Berlin Town Finance Officer Is President Of Public Finance Group

    BERLIN — Add president to Finance Director Jim Wren's titles. Wren has been head of municipal finances in Berlin since 2009. Before that, he was account supervisor for the Town of Manchester. Now he is serving a year-long term as president of...