Blog: Accounting Unbuttoned

Where Perkins explores accounting topics and news.

In my last post, I encouraged accounting students to request informational interviews and office tours during the summer as a way to get a leg up on Fall Recruiting. If you’re a student, I hope you’re taking that advice to heart. If you’re an experienced...

While celebrating the passage of the Protecting American from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act at the end of 2015, which contained pleasant surprises extending many taxpayer-friendly provisions, you may have missed something buried in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 signed into law on November 2,...

Welcome back to our second installment of “Tips from the Trenches”. This particular series comes to you from two Perkins Excel enthusiasts: Kat and Victoria. Over the next few months, we’ll share various tips and tricks in Excel that we’ve picked up while in the...

Over the last several years, the speed of business, the connectivity, and the complexity of how businesses have been run have increased tremendously. Two decades ago, some businesses were still on paper general ledgers, but computers initiated the process of taking over. Nowadays, one can...

Welcome to Tips from the Trenches! This is the first of our ongoing Excel tips series. We’re Victoria and Kat, two Excel enthusiasts from Perkins. We’re kicking off by taking you spelunking through a tab of the Ribbon you may not have fully explored—the View...

Last year we addressed the question, “Do I Need an Identity Protection PIN to File My Return?”, as the IRS received an increase in fraudulently filed tax returns. Thieves used stolen identities to claim false refunds, and to combat this, the IRS issued Identity Protection...

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