Community News news September 2009

Community News

Sharp decline reported in number of New York area accounting professionals

The latest Crain’s New York business list of the Top 25 Accounting firms in the New York area shows a significant decline in the number of accounting professionals working at these firms
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CBIZ Tofias expands its financial services industry practice

Cambridge, MA-based CBIZ Tofias and Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. (MHM) is pleased to announce the expansion of its accounting and auditing group with the addition of Larry Kaplan, CPA, as a managing director and shareholder.
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Massachusetts CPA receives anti-money laundering credential

Carl Jenkins, CPA, Managing Director in the Forensic, Litigation and Valuation Services Group for CBIZ Tofias, was recently awarded the widely recognized CAMS credential by the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists.
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Alabama CPA firm finalist in "Best in Business"

Barfield Murphy Shank & Smith CPA firm was selected as a finalist in the 2009 “Best in Business” awards by the Birmingham Business Journal. 
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Promotions at Barfield Murphy Shank & Smith CPA firm

Barfield Murphy Shank & Smith is pleased to announce recent promotions within their accounting firm.
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Alabama CPA named most influential in Birmingham

Don Murphy, managing shareholder at Barfield, Murphy, Shank & Smith, was named to the “Most Influential List” by the Birmingham Business Journal.
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Carol Scott named AICPA vice president of business, industry and government

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants has named Carol S. Scott as its new vice president – business, industry, and government.
Education & Careers

Vrakas/Blum sponsors new business building at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Brookfield, WI-based CPA firm, Vrakas/Blum has co-sponsored the construction of the new Hyland Hall, home to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s College of Business and Economics. 
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Brooklyn resident sentenced to prison for conspiracy to file false claims for tax refunds

Odell Folks, of Brooklyn, NY, has been sentenced to prison for his participation in a false tax return scheme. Folks was sentenced to 77 months in prison and ordered to pay restitution of $489,292.
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Federal court shuts down Nevada tax return preparer

A federal court has permanently barred Francis Kenneth (Frank) Albert of Sparks, NV, from preparing federal income tax returns for others. The court found that Albert repeatedly engaged in fraudulent or deceptive conduct in preparing returns.
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Kernutt Stokes Brandt & Co. LLP promotes three employees to senior associate

Eugene, OR-based Kernutt Stokes Brandt & Co. LLP (KSBC) is proud to announce the recent promotion of John Mlynczyk, Brooke Newman and Julian Warren to senior associate.
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Whistleblower accountant sues CPA firm for $5 million

A San Francisco accounting firm is facing a $5 million lawsuit filed by a whistleblower.
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Virginia CPA receives "CFO of the Year" award

The Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants partnered with Virginia Business magazine for the fourth year of the "CFO of the Year" award program, which recognizes outstanding achievement in financial stewardship for Virginia-based public and private companies and nonprofits.
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PricewaterhouseCoopers and Levick Strategic Communications launch joint business relationship

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP has announced a Joint Business Relationship (JBR) with Levick Strategic Communications, a leading crisis, litigation, and reputation management communications firm.
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St. Louis CPA firms announce merger

Belleville, Illinois-based Ganim, Meder, Childers & Hoering, P.C. (GMCH) is joining LarsonAllen LLP (LarsonAllen) on October 1, 2009.
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Stark Winter Schenkein & Co., LLP adds new accountant

The Denver certified public accounting firm of Stark Winter Schenkein & Co., LLP recently announced the addition of Matthew P. Mueller, CPA to its professional staff.
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Accountants and students participate in park clean-up

Nearly 900 college student & faculty volunteers from Beta Alpha Psi participated in cleaning up Brooklyn’s Red Hook Park on Thursday, August 6, 2009 to provide 3,500 hours of community service.

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