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Current accounting standards for goodwill are seen as complex because they require regular impairment testing and do not permit goodwill amortization. Goodwill impairment – when goodwill has become or is considered to be of lower value than at the time of purchase – became a public issue during the accounting scandals in 2002. more
The recent release of Institutional Investor Alpha’s hedge-fund survey has everyone asking how the fund managers continue to make so much money. Academics and journalists alike point out that hedge funds, as a class, haven’t delivered above-market after-fee returns for quite some time. more
Christine Earley, associate dean and professor of accountancy in the Providence College School of Business, was recently chosen to serve in a two-year, rotating academic fellowship at KPMG’s Global Services Center in Montvale, N.J. She will take a professional leave of absence from Providence College to lead and support KPMG programs and processes designed to support academic research and researchers. more
Kahn, Litwin, Renza & Co. Ltd. has announced that Lawrence I. Kahn, managing director and president of the accounting and business-consulting firm, will retire effective May 31. more
Executive director of the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council talks about the Rhode Island economy. more
Former Cumberland Fire District Tax Collector Karen B. Lambert was arrested last month for allegedly embezzling funds from the both the district and a Woonsocket property-management company. more
David C. Whitney, a supervisor in the audit and accounting practice group at Sansiveri, Kimball & Co. recently earned two accounting designations: certified valuation analyst from The National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts and accreditation in business valuations from the American Institute of CPAs. more
PROVIDENCE – State revenue collections have “outperformed expectations on a fiscal year-to-date basis since September and have showed renewed strength … with the inclusion of February revenue,” state Director of Revenue Rosemary Booth Gallogly said last week. more
The R.I. Division of Taxation is accepting business tax returns for the tax year 2013, according to an announcement from the agency. more
Restivo Monacelli LLP has acquired Foxboro, Mass.-based certified public accounting firm Kennedy & Associates PC to establish a presence in Massachusetts, according to firm partner Steven E. Monacelli. more
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