News, Deadlines And Keeping Up With The Big Boys!
It’s been one heckuva two weeks here at the Practice Builder Publishing World Headquarters Annex. Technology has had its ups and downs, which were mostly downs, family has had its demands, which were just that, demanding, and community relations have or are about to, hit an all time low. Yes, the technology thing has been… (0 comment)

RBS links up with Irish blockchain payments project
Royal Bank of Scotland is to collaborate with Deloitte and a group of Irish banks to explore the use of blockchain technology in an effort to improve payments systems. The state-backed lender said its Ulster Bank arm is leading the industry initiative, dubbed Project GreenPay, which will use RBS’s Emerald platform. Blockchain, a digital system… (0 comment)

About Those Big Profits In Ransomeware
Global ‘Wana’ Ransomware Outbreak Earned Perpetrators $26,000 So Far As thousands of organizations work to contain and clean up the mess from this week’s devastating Wana ransomware attack, the fraudsters responsible for releasing the digital contagion are no doubt counting their earnings and congratulating themselves on a job well done. But according to a review… (0 comment)

U.S. Accuses UnitedHealth Of Medicare Advantage Fraud
The U.S. Justice Department has accused UnitedHealth Group Inc of obtaining inflated payments from the government based on inaccurate information about the health status of patients enrolled in its largest Medicare Advantage Plan. The complaint, filed in federal court in Los Angeles on Monday, came after the Justice Department earlier this year intervened in two… (0 comment)

Trump Tax Plan Could Spell Doom For Tax Preparation Firms
Last week the Trump Administration released a high-level plan for significant changes to the US Tax Code. Ones, which if put into effect, could decimate the tax preparation industry.   Key points of the plan were outlined to be: Reducing the marginal tax brackets from seven to threee Doubling the standard deduction for each filing… (0 comment)

Two-Thirds Of Practitioners Report Revenue Up In 2017 Tax Season!
Two-thirds of Practice Builder Publishing members responding to the annual growth survey report that annual revenues for tax preparation services are up, with over half responding that revenue is up over ten percent! This compares favorably to recent industry reports showing only three-fifths of practitioners reporting increased revenues, with the majority of those practitioners only… (0 comment)