Community News news February 2008

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Two Oregon accounting firms merge

The Eugene, Oregon-based accounting firms of Mueller Yuva & Osterman and Larson and Associates have merged their practices. The combined practice of Mueller Larson Osterman Yuva Whitted expects to benefit from the strengths of both firms, which include auditing and estate planning.In addition, redundancies in their practices will be removed to make the combined practice more efficient. Partners in the new merged firm include Chuck Yuva, Jim Mueller, Marga Larson, Rhonda Osterman, and Rick Whitted.The accounting firm will continue to operate from offices at 225 E. 4th Ave.
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Indianapolis CPA firm launches blog

Somerset CPAs, Indianapolis, has joined the surprisingly short list of CPA firms who are using blogging as a tool to engage their team members, clients, referral partners, and the community-at-large in an ongoing purpose driven dialogue via their new web-blog: Somerset Business Success Strategies.
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Maryland CPA firm’s partner obtains ABV designation

Richard C. Stang, CPA, CEA, partner at Gaithersburg, MD-based DeLeon & Stang, recently passed the Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) Exam issued by The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).Stang is a founding partner of DeLeon & Stang. His specialties include corporate and individual tax planning and preparation, estate planning, investment management, and insurance advisory services for businesses and individuals.
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INPACT Americas announces new member firm

INPACT Americas, an internationally affiliated association of accounting firms, is pleased to announce the admission of a new member firm, Alloy Silverstein Shapiro Adams Mulford Cicalese Wilson & Co. of Cherry Hill, NJ.Alloy Silverstein Shapiro Adams Mulford Cicalese Wilson & Co., of Cherry Hill, New Jersey is the 21st largest accounting firm with offices in the Philadelphia region. The firm’s shareholders and staff of dedicated professionals have experience representing most segments of the business world.
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PwC's green movement offers market opportunities for tech sector

As public awareness and support for global environmentalism increases, technology organizations are beginning to implement green initiatives to mitigate their impact on the planet. However, altruism is just one of many motivating factors behind the green movement according to a recent study conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers titled: "Technology Executive Connections: Going Green: Sustainable Growth Strategies." The strongest driver is economic.
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Grant Thornton rebrands with new logo and Web site

Grant Thornton LLP, the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd (Grant Thornton International), unveils its new brand identity today, February 19, 2008. Grant Thornton International member firms around the world will also use the new global brand identity and logo."Our clients receive distinctive, personalized service from Grant Thornton here in the United States, and rightly expect the same level of quality when they use other Grant Thornton International member firms anywhere in the world," explained Edward Nusbaum, chief executive officer of Grant Thornton LLP.
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Kim Reeder joins KPMG as partner in state and local tax

KPMG LLP, the audit, tax, and advisory firm, announced that Kim Reeder, a leading practitioner with significant experience in state tax issues, is joining the U.S. firm as a partner in its state and local tax (SALT) practice. Reeder, based in the firm's Silicon Valley office, will initially be part of KPMG's Washington National Tax practice.
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PKF Texas director named chairman of Houston Technology Center advisory board

Gregory Price, CPA, director of consulting solutions for Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C.
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Beard Miller Company announces several industry group leaders

Beard Miller Company LLP (BMC), a leading Mid Atlantic certified public accounting firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of several firm leaders to head its various industry groups. Industry group leaders are responsible for overseeing the firm's client service and new business opportunities in their respective industry groups.Steven E. Morehart has been appointed co-leader of the Financial Services Industry Group. Morehart will serve as co-leader with the current Financial Services Industry Group Leader, Terry Lehman, in preparation for Lehman's retirement in May 2009.
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Friedman, Weissman & Associates opens in Beverly Hills

Friedman, Weissman & Associates, P.C., a full-service accounting firm, specializing in entertainment tax and accounting, fraud prevention, tax preparation, and work with family owned businesses, has announced the opening of its Beverly Hills office on Olympic Boulevard.Headquartered in Northbrook, IL, Friedman, Weissman & Associates, P.C., provides counsel in audit, tax, consulting, entertainment accounting, and fraud examination services to individuals, as well as small and medium-sized businesses."Having a centrally located office in Beverly Hills is critical as our client base continu

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