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Education & Careers

A new way to attract accounting talent? E&Y might be onto something big

This year, Big Four firm Ernst & Young is taking an unconventional approach to reaching the top talent. That is, it is meeting the students where they "live," online.
Community News

Accounting firm loses Super Bowl wager; charity wins

A Pittsburgh-based accounting firm lost bragging rights and its president and CEO, perhaps, lost a bit of dignity following the Green Bay Packers' victory in Super Bowl XLV.
Community News

Company announcements: Week of February 14

Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of February 14, 2011.
Workplace Fitness

FreshBooks employees develop fresh ways to stay fit

FreshBooks this year has taken its fitness activities to a new level. While always an active group, something inspired company employees to come up with more fitness activities.
Community News

Co-workers find romance in the hallways and break rooms

Looking for love in all the wrong places? Many workers turn to the once taboo office pool in search of companionship, and the search appears to be paying off.
Community News

Company announcements: Week of February 7

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

New resource designed to connect accountants with taxpayers

Some taxpayers might need more than a do-it-yourself tax program but can’t find – or fear they can’t afford – an accountant. A new alternative for taxpayers this year is Teaspiller, a database of more than 20,000 accountants nationwide.
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Colorado tax preparer permanently barred from practice

A federal court in Denver has permanently barred Curtis L. Morris of Elizabeth, CO, from preparing federal tax returns for others, the Justice Department announced this week.
Workplace Fitness

Accounting firm's relocation produces healthy opportunities

Holthouse Carlin & Van Trigt LLP recently relocated its Santa Monica office to Los Angeles, and the firm used the move as an opportunity to increase its support of employee wellness and fitness.
A&A

Buck and Schroeder join Financial Accounting Standards Board

The Financial Accounting Foundation has announced the appointments of Daryl E. Buck and R. Harold (Hal) Schroeder to the FASB. Buck and Schroeder will fill two additional seats on the FASB that were announced in August, bringing the size of the FASB board to seven members.
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.
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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.
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Company announcements: Week of January 10

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

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