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50-State Report on College and Career Readiness

With all fifty states and DC having adopted college- and career-ready standards in English and mathematics, Achieve's "Closing the Expectations Gap" report shows how states are aligning to those standards.
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Webcast Explores VAT Implications in the Cloud

KPMG LLP will host a webcast focused on the value-added tax implications of doing business in the Cloud. The webcast will be broadcast tomorrow - September 19 - from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. ET.
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ASWA's Annual Conference: Connect. Advance. Lead.

The American Society of Women Accountants has announced its 2012 Annual Conference for Accounting and Financial Women. This premier conference will be held October 22-24, 2012, in San Diego.
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60 Percent Would Change Jobs If They Had a Do-over

PARADE and Yahoo! Finance recently conducted their "Job Happiness Survey" - and the results are in. More than 26,000 people participated in the survey, and there's good news, bad news, and just plain interesting news.
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Focus of AICPA’s 2012 Accounting Competition

This year's AICPA accounting competition challenges students to solve some of the most pressing financial issues facing the United States while considering what it takes to get politicians elected.
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Top Cities for Best Salary Raises

Workers in a majority of metropolitan areas received substantial raises from 2010 to 2011. Cities with greater concentrations of college graduates did even better, according to data from the Martin Prosperity Institute.
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Looking Back on NYSSCPA Young CPA Conference

Drew Donovan, CPA, had his first experience as a participant at a Young CPA Conference. Sponsored by the NYSSCPA Foundation for Accounting Education, the event welcomed about eighty-five people to the conference.
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Profiting from Payroll 101 - provided by SurePayroll

Gain a basic knowledge of the important role payroll plays in a small business, understand the benefits of using an online payroll service provider, and learn how to profit from payroll by becoming a Reseller.
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ICPAS Showcase Put Practical Focus on the Future

For the last four years, Edward J. Hannon, partner in charge of tax practice at Freeborn & Peters LLP, says the opportunity to attend the ICPAS Annual Midwest Accounting and Finance Showcase has been nothing short of a "game changer."
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McGladrey's Bruce Webb Appointed as ASB Chairman

McGladrey Partner Bruce Webb is the new chairman of the AICPA's Auditing Standards Board, the senior technical committee designated to issue auditing, attestation, and quality control standards.
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CIMA's Research Initiative

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants is looking to fund innovative research that challenges and offers fresh perspectives on a range of topics that are of interest to CIMA members.
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Career Benefits for CPAs Who Obtain Their CITP

For CPAs seeking additional professional versatility, the Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP) certificate offers many benefits, including increased earning potential.
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National Report on Future of Accounting Education

The future of accounting education is the subject of a study released by the AICPA and the AAA. The University of Rhode Island's Mark Higgins was instrumental in crafting the assessment and recommendations.
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Money Is Low Priority in Parent-Child Talks

Even in today's dire economic environment, a study conducted by the AICPA found that money is among the lowest priorities in conversations between parents and their children.
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AICPA Best Early Career Researcher Award Winner

The AICPA has announced that Jasmijn C. Bol, PhD, associate professor of accounting, Freeman School of Business, Tulane University, New Orleans, was awarded the Best Early Career Researcher Award.
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PCAOB Names Jonas Director, Research and Analysis

The PCAOB announced on August 8, 2012, that Gregory J. Jonas will join the organization as Director of the Office of Research and Analysis (ORA).
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Moms Spend More on Kids' Wardrobes than Their Own

According to a survey of 1,000 moms, 60 percent say that clothing will be their biggest expense this year - with 91 percent admitting to spending more on their kids' wardrobes than their own.
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Pathways Report on Accounting Ed Released

The AAA and the AICPA, the founding sponsors of the Pathways Commission on Accounting Higher Education, released its new report - "Charting a National Strategy for the Next Generation of Accountants."
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CalCPA Connecting with Students and Young CPAs

Reaching out to accounting students, CPA candidates, and new licensees is a major priority for Johanna Sweaney Salt, CPA, and the newly elected chair of the CalCPA.
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IAESB Proposes Revised Professional Development Standards

The IAESB has released for public exposure a proposed revision of International Education Standard (IES) 8, Professional Development for Engagement Partners Responsible for Audits of Financial Statements.

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