by Deanna White on May 08, 2014
A novel way of studying for the Uniform CPA Exam combines a game show atmosphere with rigorous questions. "I'll take FASB 133 for $200, Alex."
by Jason Bramwell on May 05, 2014
The average starting salary for students graduating this year with a business major – including accounting – has declined slightly over the last year, according to the latest salary survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers.
by Richard Koreto on May 02, 2014
The AICPA has taken some heat over its CGMA designation—is it really worth it? A new set of standards shows an attempt to put some meat on its bones.
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.
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