by Terri Eyden on Jan 02, 2013
Four accounting students from the University of Texas at Dallas joined forces to craft an innovative proposal on tax reform that earned them first place in the 2012 AICPA Accounting Competition.
by Terri Eyden on Dec 21, 2012
Accountants love data, and the number crunchers at CBIZ are especially pleased with their level of charitable giving this year: 648,034 pounds of food donated to community food banks across the country.
by Terri Eyden on Dec 21, 2012
New research about women on US corporate boards shows that women are joining boards at a higher rate and that boards that already have at least one female director are most likely to add more.
by Terri Eyden on Dec 20, 2012
Workers who ring in the New Year with a new job may find learning the ropes to be their biggest challenge, a new Accountemps survey suggests.
by Terri Eyden on Dec 18, 2012
December 14 probably started like any other workday in the life of a young accountant. Ryan Lanza was at his desk when the horrifying news came that a man had burst into Sandy Hook Elementary School and opened fire on children and adults.
by Terri Eyden on Dec 18, 2012
Students in nearly 500 fifth and sixth grade classrooms across Ohio turned an imaginary trip to a dog park into an important lesson in financial education when they participated in the financial literacy board game FETCH!.
by Terri Eyden on Dec 11, 2012
Christopher Street Financial, a New York-based wealth management firm, was founded in 1981 when Bob Casaletto, a gay man who worked at Merrill Lynch, realized that the financial needs of people in his community weren't being met.
by Terri Eyden on Dec 11, 2012
Maria Prestigiacomo is one of more than 200 Ernst & Young employees in the United States helping low-income high school students see college as a reality by participating in the firm's College MAP initiative.
by Terri Eyden on Dec 10, 2012
The three-day Digital CPA: 2012 CPA2Biz Cloud User Conference gathered nearly 400 accounting professionals to discuss the changing landscape ushered in by exciting new technologies.
by Terri Eyden on Dec 07, 2012
Each weekday at around 9:00 a.m., a minivan from Cristo Rey Jesuit High School pulls up to the Minneapolis offices of accounting and advisory firm Baker Tilly.
by Terri Eyden on Nov 30, 2012
The IRS announced today, November 30, 2012, its selection of four new members and a chairperson to the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC).
by Terri Eyden on Nov 30, 2012
In almost every group discussion I've participated in with college students and young alums as a mentor, cross-generational networker, coach, or friend, the question of following or having a passion in one's work comes up.
by Terri Eyden on Nov 29, 2012
On December 6, KPMG's Tax Governance Institute will host a webcast featuring insight and perspective from key Washington insiders on what may result from negotiations on the "fiscal cliff" and business tax reform.
by Terri Eyden on Nov 26, 2012
US Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Schapiro, who took the agency's helm in 2009, will depart the SEC on December 14. Elisse Walter has been designated the new chairman.
by Terri Eyden on Nov 21, 2012
The mood around the office water cooler is generally positive, new research suggests. In an Accountemps survey, nearly four in ten workers (39 percent) described the morale at their companies as very good.

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