Community News news January 2011

Community News

CPA firms make Super Bowl wager for charity

It won't just be the Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers battling for bragging rights on February 6. Independent public accounting firms in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania have joined the fray, with an eye toward helping a charity.
Community News

Company announcements: Week of January 24

Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of January 24, 2011.
Community News

UT-Austin sweeps annual professors survey; PwC takes top ranking of firms

Public Accounting Report, CCH's independent newsletter of the accounting profession, has published results of its annual survey of accounting professors. UT-Austin swept the college rankings, while PwC took first place in the firm rankings.
Community News

BlumShapiro announces merger with Needel, Welch and Stone

Connecticut-based BlumShapiro has announced its merger with the Rockland, MA-based accounting, tax and business consulting firm Needel, Welch & Stone, P.C. (NWS). The merger became official as of January 1, 2011.
Community News

Atlanta accounting firms announce merger

Atlanta accounting firms Windham Brannon and Tarpley & Underwood have announced their merger. The resulting firm ranks among the top 10 Atlanta CPA firms with more than 140 staff.
Practice Management

From K-9s to 1099s: Pet-friendly firm boosts morale

With a fragile economy still struggling to rebound, employers continue to search for ways to boost morale and productivity. CPA firm Stone, Rudolph & Henry has found a secret to success in Rocky. Although Rocky didn’t originally come to the firm to improve morale, his presence has made a positive impact on SR&H.
Community News

Company announcements: Week of January 17

Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of January 17, 2011.
Community News

Weaver Merges with L.T. Hawthorne & Associates

Weaver announced this week an expansion of services offered to the petroleum and renewable fuels industries through a merger with L.T. Hawthorne & Associates Inc.
Community News

Company announcements: Week of January 10

Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of January 10, 2011.
Community News

Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra joins forces with ERE

Miami-based Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra, LLC, and New York-based ERE, LLP, this week announced that they have joined forces. As a result, ERE will become MBAF-ERE CPAs, LLC, a division of MBAF.
Community News

Rosen Seymour Shapss Martin & Co. expands operations through merger

Rosen Seymour Shapss Martin & Company LLP recently announced that Kahn, Hoffman & Hochman, LLP has merged its practice into RSSM effective January 1, 2011. The firm will operate under the name Kahn Hoffman & Hochman LLC, a Division of RSSM LLP.
Community News

Hevia Beagles & Company merges with Gregory, Sharer & Stuart

Hevia Beagles & Company, P.A. has merged its practice with Gregory, Sharer & Stuart, P.A. Effective January 1, Dan Hevia became the newest shareholder of GSS, and the combined firm will operate as Gregory, Sharer & Stuart.
Community News

Dixon Hughes and Goodman & Company announce merger

Dixon Hughes PLLC and Goodman & Company LLP this week announced that they will merge their firms and affiliated entities effective March 1. The combined firm will be known as Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP and will be headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.
A&A

CPA travels Route 66 to promote fuel that benefits Mother Nature

Not only did compressed natural gas benefit the business of a CPA's friend and client, it was the genesis of a record-breaking trip along Route 66 to promote alternative fuel and energy independence. AccountingWEB's Jason Bramwell reports.
Community News

Gilman Ciocia acquires Hoffman, Levy, Bengio

Gilman Ciocia announced this week that it has acquired Hoffman, Levy, Bengio & Co., PL., formerly located in Hollywood, Florida. As part of the transaction, the firm has relocated its operations into Gilman Ciocia's office in Aventura, Florida.
Community News

Company announcements: Week of January 3

Following is the latest roundup of community news for the week of January 3, 2011.
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Community News

Smolin Lupin invites architects to learn how to take advantage of energy tax benefits

Architects throughout the tri-state area are invited to attend a dinner seminar at the Fort Hamilton Army Base Community House in Brooklyn to learn about tax benefits available to them through the Federal Energy Policy Act.
Community News

Goldstein Schechter Koch announces merger with Jeffrey Kramer staff

Goldstein Schechter Koch, P.A., a South Florida-based full-service accounting, tax, audit, and consulting firm this week announced a merger with Jeffrey Kramer and his staff.