Community News news February 2010

Community News

IGAF Worldwide member firm celebrates Olympic gold for partner’s son

IGAF Worldwide and its member firm Svindal Leidland Myhrer & Co. AS will long have reason to celebrate the 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Community News

Graf Repetti & Co. expands Long Island presence through merger

New York City-based Graf Repetti & Co. has announced that it combined with Zeidman, Lackowitz, Prisand & Co.'s Commercial and Tax Division on January 1.
Community News

Tax return preparation fees vary by type of return, geographic region

Individuals who hire professional tax return preparers are getting their money's worth, according to the National Society of Accountants (NSA).
Community News

McGladrey & Pullen and RSM McGladrey hammer out details

McGladrey & Pullen LLP and RSM McGladrey Inc. have reached agreements following the termination of a 10-year-old deal between the two firms.
Community News

Pennsylvania CPAs bring humor to accounting profession with YouTube videos

Humor can be a great way to get a conversation started. Just ask the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs who recently launched several amusing promotional videos aimed to tweak the image of accountants and the profession.
Community News

A new era, and a new name for Briggs, Bunting & Dougherty

Briggs, Bunting & Dougherty, LLP, a Philadelphia-based, PCAOB-registered firm of certified public accountants, has announced that the firm has changed its name to BBD, LLP.
Community News

Resnick Druckman Group expands through mergers

With the goal of expanding the accounting and consulting firm while maintaining its strong presence in New York City, The Resnick Druckman Group LLC last month announced mergers with Sigmund Balaban & Co. and Gilbert, Wolff and Co.
Community News

CPA Argiz named president of Orange Bowl Committee

Antonio L. Argiz, CEO and managing partner at Miami-based CPA firm Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra LLP, recently fulfilled a longtime dream. The 48-year resident of Florida was named the 72nd president and chairman of the Orange Bowl Committee.
Community News

Gainer Donnelly & Desroches supports zoo exhibit

Gainer Donnelly & Desroches, a Houston-based accounting firm with a history of charitable giving, is taking a walk on the wild side with its latest philanthropic effort.
Education & Careers

Accounting and xTREME? Rarely found in the same sentence

The xTREME Games include xTAX, short for "Extreme Tax," and xACT, short for “Extreme Accounting.” Both are case competitions that expose students to real tax and accounting situations.
Community News

CRI announces merger with Davis Monk

Carr, Riggs & Ingram LLC, an Enterprise, AL-based accounting and consulting firm, yesterday announced a merger with Davis, Monk & Co., a Gainesville, FL-based accounting firm.
Community News

Fortune reveals its Top 100 List; Big Four make the grade

Fortune magazine has revealed its much-anticipated list of 100 Best Companies to Work for in 2010, with all Big Four accounting firms on the list.

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