by Jason Bramwell on Apr 24, 2014
Enrolled agents and CPAs can earn as much as 18 credits by attending one of five IRS Nationwide Tax Forums this summer. The three-day events feature seminars, workshops, and a two-day expo.
by Jason Bramwell on Apr 24, 2014
The menu for April 24 features specials on Russia scrambling on FATCA, arrests in ID theft and fake tax return scheme, could the US implement a tax lottery like Slovakia, and more.
by Jason Bramwell on Apr 23, 2014
The menu for April 23 features specials on the London Stock Exchange changing audit firms, IRS heading to US Supreme Court, co-signers causing surprise defaults on student loans, and more.
by Deanna White on Apr 22, 2014
One college has started a program especially for management accountants: There are other jobs besides tax prep and auditing. Recruiters can now step up and take notice.
by Jason Bramwell on Apr 21, 2014
CFOs reported that vacant staff-level accounting or finance jobs take an average of four weeks to fill, while open management-level positions take five weeks on average to fill, according to a new Robert Half poll.
by Jason Bramwell on Apr 16, 2014
For the second-straight year, the Big Four firm was named the No. 1 accounting employer in North America, according to Vault.com's latest rankings that were released on Tuesday.
by Deanna White on Apr 10, 2014
AICPA launches forensic accounting mentorship program to meet growing need.
by Deanna White on Apr 01, 2014
Put away your cynicism; we actually have a warm and fuzzy story that involves the IRS.
by Amber Setter on Mar 10, 2014
Online learning can be a boon for busy CPAs, but it has to be done right.
by Deanna White on Mar 04, 2014
This summer, leaders in the CPA profession will once again join forces with colleges and universities to further their diversity goals when they host two summer leadership programs for accounting and business students from diverse backgrounds.
by Jason Bramwell on Feb 10, 2014
The New Jersey Society of CPAs (NJSCPA) just released its "2013/14 NJSCPA Compensation & Benefits Study of Public Accounting Firms in New Jersey." Not limited to just salary, the report also covers such topics as incentive plans, health insurance, and training/development.
by Jason Bramwell on Feb 07, 2014
Here are “Bramwell’s Lunch Beat” menu items for February 7.
by Phyllis Weiss H... on Feb 04, 2014
As professionals and executives become more senior, there’s often a desire or expectation that they will want to devote themselves to "good works" as a legacy.
by Deanna White on Jan 27, 2014
Created for the 2014-15 academic year, the American Institute of CPAs Foundation Two-Year Transfer Scholarship provides $1,000 to recipients who have earned an associate’s degree in business, accounting, finance, or economics and declared their intent to major in accounting at a four-year college or university.
by Jason Bramwell on Jan 22, 2014
February 5, 2014, is the deadline for CPA candidates who are planning on submitting an application for the Becker Professional Education second annual Newton D. Becker Scholarship Program.
Upcoming CPE Webinars
This material focuses on the principles of accounting for non-profit organizations' revenues. It will include discussions of revenue recognition for cash and non-cash contributions as well as other revenues commonly received by non-profit organizations.
During the second session of a four-part series on Individual Leadership, the focus will be on time management- a critical success factor for effective leadership. Each person has 24 hours of time to spend each day; the key is making wise investments and knowing what investments yield the greatest return.
This material focuses on the principles of accounting for non-profit organizations’ expenses. It will include discussions of functional expense categories, accounting for functional expenses and allocations of joint costs.
Save your relationship in those few situations where your performance falls far from perfect. It’s easy to want to brush service failures under the rug, hope no one notices and assume that somehow everything will be all right. In this workshop, Kristen Rampe, CPA will give you the tools to strengthen your professionalism in the face of the worst-case-scenario. Don’t let experience be your only teacher on these topics!