Tax season is here and, unfortunately, that means identity theft is something that everyone should be aware of and ready to prevent. Tax-related identity theft has been rising over the last several years and is forecasted to continue. As such, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has implemented a variety of….
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While the forensic accounting profession has technically been around since the early 1900s, the evolution of the industry has been drastically transformed in light of progress in the economy, society, and technology. This progression has opened the doors to the massive importance of forensic accounting investigations in all types of….
Waste Management, Inc. is a comprehensive waste company that was founded in 1894 in North America by Larry Beck. The company went public in 1971 and by 1972, the company was generating about $82 million in revenue and had made 133 acquisitions. The company offered environmental services to almost 20….
Fraud detection is becoming more and more important as the business world leans heavily on technology and an influx of data. In recent years, fraud attempts have increased dramatically, thus calling for a fraud detection system that is widespread, efficient, and effective in the workplace. Business owners, boards of directors,….
The accounting industry as a whole must continually evolve and progress in order to keep up with the changing demands and needs of the individuals and businesses in which they serve. Relatively speaking, forensic accounting is a fairly new profession. As society, the economy, technology, and relevant legislation shifts, forensic….
Fraud is defined as “any intentional act or omission designed to deceive others, resulting in the victim suffering a loss and/or the perpetrator achieving a gain”, based on a report from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) entitled Managing the Business Risk of Fraud: A Practical Guide. Every organization,….
In today’s times, fraud is becoming more prevalent, especially in small business. Owners of many small businesses don’t think fraud is something that can happen to them, however employee fraud should be one of their major concerns. Unfortunately, employee fraud is not uncommon and it is usually an employee you….
South Florida Legal Guide outlines the key role litigation support professionals play in determining the outcomes of major cases and transactions. The magazine profiles how four of South Florida’s Top Litigation Support firms are assisting clients with forensic accounting, valuations, tax advice, asset tracing, expert witness and other services. Moore,….
According to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), all taxpayers who filed federal income tax returns last year from Florida, Georgia, and District of Columbia are now eligible to obtain an identity protection pin (IP PIN) to help protect from tax-related identity theft. Stopping identity theft and refund fraud is a….