Archive for 'Accounting'
Posted on 10. Apr, 2008 by Jason Guthrie.
The FTC estimates that as many as 9 million Americans have their identities stolen each year. And that number grows each year as the thieves get smarter and more Americans move information into digital formats. But as this problem grows we also see the growth of an entirely new industry – identity theft protection. Banks, […]
Posted on 09. Feb, 2008 by Jason Guthrie.
Apple announced in a quarterly earnings call last year that they’d be doing something interesting (to me at least) with the revenue recognition of iPhones and the AppleTV. Instead of recognizing the revenue of a $500 iPhone on the date of sale or delivery, Apple would recognize the revenue over time – 24 months to […]
Posted on 04. Nov, 2007 by Jason Guthrie.
The Internal Revenue Service this week warned taxpayers to be on the lookout for a new e-mail scam that appears to be a solicitation from the IRS and the U.S. government for charitable contributions to victims of the recent Southern California wildfires. In an effort to appear legitimate, the bogus e-mails include text from an […]
Posted on 26. Sep, 2007 by Jason Guthrie.
Have you ever wondered what money laundering actually entails? Are washing machines involved? Is it something only the mob and Columbian drug cartels do? Wise Bread has a fun little article about both kinds of money laundering: the “classic” scheme involving Italian restaurants and dry cleaning establishments, and the “modern” brand of money laundering which […]