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Accounting and Auditing

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  • 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...
  • Medicare 'quality indicators' diverge from quality care

    Medicare 'quality indicators' diverge from quality care
    Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell announced this week that, through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Medicare would be taking drastic steps to assure that doctors are paid not for visits and procedures, but rather for the value of their...
  • 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...
  • Virginia Port Authority CEO set to receive incentive pay next month

     Virginia Port Authority CEO set to receive incentive pay next month
    Granted that John F. Reinhart remains CEO of the Virginia Port Authority, come Feb. 10, he's slated to receive an impressive salary bump, making him the highest paid port executive on the East Coast. Members of the Virginia Port Authority (VPA) Board of...
  • Legislators Seek To Open Window On UConn Foundation

    Legislators Seek To Open Window On UConn Foundation
    For years, attempts to require the University of Connecticut Foundation to be more open about how it raises and spends millions of dollars each year have fizzled in the legislature. But this year, new efforts to shed more light on the foundation's...
  • East Ridge Middle School pilot program evades class size caps

    CLERMONT — A pilot program at East Ridge Middle school designed to help students learn career skills and free up teachers to better understand the new Florida standards has an added benefit — it doesn't have to follow the state's class-size...
  • Ocwen settles California mortgage compliance dispute for $2.5 million

    Ocwen settles California mortgage compliance dispute for $2.5 million
    Ocwen Financial Corp. will pay $2.5 million and hire outside accountants to settle a dispute with California, which had threatened to suspend the license of the mortgage payment collector and foreclosure specialist. State financial regulators said...
  • Merrill Takes A Hammering After Emails Say Her Staff Was Told To 'Back Off'

    Merrill Takes A Hammering After Emails Say Her Staff Was Told To 'Back Off'
    The credibility of Secretary of the State Denise Merrill, one of Connecticut's top elected Democrats, took a hit Thursday that may reverberate for some time. For two months, Merrill had repeatedly denied participating in a 2011 inquiry by her office...
  • Officers fight to keep 'cops on campus' program

    Officers fight to keep 'cops on campus' program
    A group of police officers is fighting to keep their mobile homes on school grounds after an audit blasted the benefits of such an arrangement and called for its end. The "resident on campus" program allows officers to live rent-free on school property...
  • Auditors Open Inquiry Into Merrill's Office Decision Not To Discipline Democratic Official

    Auditors Open Inquiry Into Merrill's Office Decision Not To Discipline Democratic Official
    HARTFORD — The state Auditors of Public Accounts have begun an inquiry into a decision by the office of Secretary of the State Denise Merrill to let a Bridgeport Democratic Party official keep his notary public license in 2011, despite his failure...
  • Audit finds $30 million in 'questionable' court spending and salaries

    California's court leaders spent $30 million over four years on "questionable" expenses and salaries, leaving less money for cash-strapped trial courts, a state audit said Wednesday. The audit, ordered by the Legislature, called on the court's statewide...