KPMG's Service in Remembrance nationwide employee volunteer campaign – commemorating the tenth anniversary of 9/11 – included thousands of KPMG firm members participating at 227 nonprofit organizations.
CPA Societies in Illinois, Virginia and Indiana are providing the impetus for firms and individuals nationwide to take part in the CPA Day of Service Friday, September 23, 2011. Individual CPAs and firms can choose their own service opportunity for an organization of their choice, and state CPA societies are promoting the event.
Jennifer Dorigo, an accounting teacher at Kenmore East High School in Tonawanda, New York, decided she wanted her students to learn firsthand what the accounting profession is really like. She also wanted her students to strengthen their communication skills and increase their business knowledge.
In his more than 40-year career as a member of the CPA profession, Carlos E. Johnson, CPA, EdD, has approached service to his vocation not as a duty, but as a calling – to consistently provide exemplary and unwavering leadership on the industry's legislative, academic, and not-for-profit fronts.
In the fall of 2009, CCR LLP (CCR) rolled out its Corporate Wellness Program, the goal of which was to improve the health and well-being of its employees. As an added bonus, CCR's initiative created camaraderie between offices through friendly competition.
Where does a CPA or a small business practitioner go to learn about the latest technology trends? Mearly 2,100 business and finance professionals will descend on the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois, August 23-24, for the Illinois CPA Society Midwest Accounting and Finance Showcase.
The American Institute of Certified Public Accounts (AICPA) has named Mat Young as its vice president of state regulatory and legislative affairs. Young previously served as AICPA director of congressional and political affairs.
From best practices in serving clients' needs to hands-on experience with advanced technology and optimized workflows, the CCH Connections: 2011 User Conference will connect professionals with people, products, and processes to help them be more successful.
Springfield, MO-based BKD, LLP, one of the 10 largest CPA and advisory firms in the U.S., acquired Waco, TX-based accounting firm Parrish, Moody & Fikes, P.C. (PMF) on July 1, 2011, said BKD Chief Executive Officer Neal D. Spencer.
Pension Specialists, Inc., (PSI) a retirement plans provider, has announced the acquisition of RSM McGladrey, Inc.'s Human Capital Services division. RSM McGladrey, Inc. provides assurance, tax and consulting services.
Even though any accounting auditor would tell you it seems like there are an awful lot of tax accountants out there, surely one-third of the country isn't made up of tax preparers, so it's rather startling news to learn that one-third of Americans like to do their taxes. Who knew?
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