Community News news March 2011

Community News

Company announcements: Week of March 28, 2011

Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of March 28, 2011.
Community News

KPMG teams with National Academy Foundation to strengthen high school accounting education

The National Academy Foundation (NAF) has teamed with Big Four firm KPMG LLP and the KPMG Foundation in a move to strengthen high school accounting education at its Academies of Finance (AOF) nationwide.
Community News

Company announcements: Week of March 21, 2011

Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of March 21, 2011.
Community News

Students and professionals join to make a difference in Deloitte's Alternative Spring Break program

Students with a passion for community service, who really want to give back, will experience a different kind of spring break when they join Deloitte professionals as volunteers in underserved communities.
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Company announcements: Week of March 14, 2011

Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of March 7, 2011.
Community News

Company announcements: Week of March 7, 2011

Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of March 7, 2011.
Community News

Illinois CPA firms announce merger

Gene Barinholtz, formerly part of Schaumburg, IL-based Barinholtz & Horwitz, has merged his team and their practice with the certified public accounting firm of Kutchins, Robbins & Diamond, Ltd. (KRD), also of Schaumburg. The merger will create one of the top 35 CPA firms in the Chicago area.
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PwC outdoes other big firms on DiversityInc's 2011 Top 50 list

Each year, DiversityInc publishes its Top 50 Companys for Diversity, assessing the diversity management in corporate America and globally. This year, all of the Big Four firms have a presence on the new annual listing.
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Jackson Hewitt launches social media sweepstakes

To help inject added excitement into this year's tax season, in case preparing and filing tax returns isn't exciting enough, Jackson Hewitt Tax Service has launched two social media contests with cash prizes as the lure.
Community News

Company announcements: Week of February 28

Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of February 28, 2011.
Workplace Fitness

CPA firm partner and town mayor makes fitness a priority

When the Mayor is also a partner in the largest local CPA firm in town, fitness in the workplace takes on a whole new meaning. Barbara Bass is the Mayor of Tyler, Texas and one of 6 partners at Gollob Morgan Peddy. She has a wide audience listening when she talks about fitness.
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Texas accounting firms announce mid-tax season merger

One of the Austin, TX region’s largest accounting firms has merged with a 33-year-old Houston firm. Austin-based PMB Helin Donovan LLP has merged with Houston-based McEvoy & Co. The union takes effect immediately and will operate under the PMB Helin Donovan name.