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Company announcements: Week of April 25, 2011

Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of April 25, 2011.
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New site explains what all of those crazy credential letters mean

Long confused by the alphabet soup of designations after the names of financial advisors, consumers now have a reliable resource to help them determine which credentials are rigorous and offered by leading institutions, as well as credentials awarded for attendance at one-day seminars.
Workplace Fitness

Florida CPA firm has a gym, wellness fair, and Biggest Loser competition

Everyone gets older, even firms. KRCO is a company with a long history of keeping a fresh young attitude toward health and wellness.
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Pennsylvania's CPA Players bring levity to accounting profession

Darth Vader, CPA? Rick and Ilsa always having Paris and tax write-offs? Hannibal Lecter dining on his CPA with fava beans and Chianti? Memorable scenes from classic movies have all undergone a remake, thanks to the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
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Company announcements: Week of April 11, 2011

Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of April 11, 2011.
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Company announcements: Week of April 4, 2011

Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of April 4, 2011.
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INSIDE Public Accounting announces launch of annual benchmarking survey

Each year, INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) provides rankings for the Top 100 firms, the Best of the Best, and All-Star firms. 2011 marks the 21st year for the IPA survey.
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CPA combines his love of Indian cinema with a heart for service

Who said accountants aren't passionate? Shreedhar Kothari, a partner with the Santa Monica, CA accounting firm of Gumbiner Savett, Inc. found a way to indulge his love of Indian films and at the same time provide guidance to a local not-for-profit organization.
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Company announcements: Week of March 28, 2011

Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of March 28, 2011.
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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.
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Company announcements: Week of March 21, 2011

Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of March 21, 2011.
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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.
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Company announcements: Week of March 7, 2011

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

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