The Ledger Collection: December 2017

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Regulatory Reform In Uncertain Times: No Rest For The Weary

Despite “reform fatigue” and squeezed profit margins, financial services firms are dealing with a continued flood of regulation. Some are turning to new technologies for compliance help. A decade on from the global financial crisis, are policymakers and regulators starting to tire of imposing a seemingly endless drip-feed of new rules on financial services firms? […]

Guide For Controllers 2017/2018

Controllers face many tasks at the end of the calendar year.  This guide provides advice, reminders, and tips about certain responsibilities that require your attention in the next few weeks, and includes an update of rates and limits for 2018. Items covered include: I. THE NEW YEAR II. W-2s AND YEAR-END PAYROLL ADJUSTMENTS III. INFORMATION RETURNS […]

Senate Finance Committee Passes Tax Cuts and Jobs Act with Additional Changes

The GOP’s wide ranging tax reform, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), has continued to progress through the legislative process. The Senate Finance Committee completed its markup of the TCJA and, on November 16, by a 14-12 margin, voted to advance the bill to the full Senate. On the same day, the House of […]

Senate Finance Committee Unveils its Version of GOP Tax Overhaul

On November 9, 2017, Senate GOP leaders unveiled their own version of the tax reform bill, following closely on the heels of the House GOP plan (the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act bill) that was released on November 2 and approved in amended form by the House Ways and Means Committee on November 9. Click […]