In the blogs: The best policy

Partners’ pay as a retention tool; volunteering to file; the global tax debate; and other highlights from our favorite tax bloggers. The best policy Rosenberg Associates ( Here’s a thorny one: Should partners cut their comp to pay staff better? Solutions for CPA Firm Leaders ( Recruiting is one thing, retention another — and perhaps … Read more

Taxing Solution Sponsors at Scaling New Heights

Here are a variety of sponsors at this year’s “Scaling New Heights” that can handle many of your more taxing solution requirements. Sales tax is a mess, and Avalara is the best way to prevent or resolve the mess of sales tax. Sales tax is not just a state-based tax; There are thousands of sales … Read more

IRS expands reliance on voice bots to boost taxpayer service

The Internal Revenue Service, facing criticism over long hold times and disconnects when taxpayers try to reach its offices, is adding more options for callers to reach automated voice bots that can respond to their requests sooner. IRS officials said Friday they have now added assistance for eligible taxpayers to set up or modify their … Read more

In the blogs: Just plain fun

Taxes versus budgets; meaning of gross taxable income; new blog in town; and other highlights from our favorite tax bloggers. Just plain fun Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy ( Even as many state lawmakers cite rising prices as a major reason to cut taxes, less-noticed data offer a reminder that rising costs have the … Read more