John Brian Fast, CPA

Accounting, Auditing, Taxes, & Technology

Apple makes huge profits in its latest quarter

    Technology giant Apple has reported the biggest quarterly profit ever made by a public company. Apple reported a net profit of $18billion in its fiscal first quarter, which tops the $15 billion made by ExxonMobil in the second… Continue Reading →

Yahoo makes tax free spin off of Alibaba stake

  Yahoo Inc. unveiled a plan to spin off tax-free its nearly $40 billion of holdings in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

Employers can help employees control their emotions in the work place

    One risk to a business is the negative emotions that can be expressed in the work place by the businesses’ employees.   Anger, frustration, fear and other emotions can have a significant negative effect on a company’s production…. Continue Reading →

Amish businesses thrive.

  We look at the reasons.  

Laptop battery life is getting longer

  One of the most irritating problems I have had while traveling on the road is the short battery life of my laptop.   I once had to plug my laptop into a restaurant outlet in the middle of a… Continue Reading →

IRS will provide less help to tax professionals, tax payers

  The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is eliminating the extended weekday hours, Saturday and President’s Day availability of its e-help desk service due to budget cuts.

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