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Community Announcements: Week of January 23, 2012

Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of January 23, 2012.
Tax

Pride of the Yankees? Hal Steinbrenner Sued by the IRS

A lawsuit – filed by the IRS on December 27, 2011, in federal court in Tampa, Florida – aims to recover the funds issued to Hal Steinbrenner, managing general partner of the Yankees, on December 28, 2009. The refund resulted from a dispute between the Steinbrenner family and the IRS for the 2001 tax year as well as audits of the team's parent company for the 2001 and 2002 tax years.
Election 2012

Gingrich Says He'll Reduce Taxes and Reform Government Regulations

When asked by Diane Sawyer during the December 10 GOP debate about his "distinguishing idea" to create jobs and bring jobs back from overseas, Gingrich stuck close to his "pro-growth Jobs and Prosperity Plan," which advocates lowering taxes and reforming government regulations to grow the American economy.
Community News

Company Announcements: Week of November 28, 2011

Here's a roundup of accounting community news for the week of November 28, 2011.
Technology

QR Codes Provide New Way To Market Your Practice

Have you considered using QR Codes to promote your accounting practice? Kara Haas asks and answers the most common questions about how this new technology tool is changing the marketing landscape.
Technology

Thomson Reuters NetClient CS Users Share Client Portal Experiences

There used to be a time when financial professionals at tax and accounting firms spent hours of their time in back offices copying returns in triplicate or communicating with their clients through daylong games of phone tag or trips to the post office.
Election 2012

As Cain's Popularity Swells, Analysts Examine 9-9-9 Tax Plan

As Herman Cain continues to grow his political muscle, the number one read on most financial professionals' lists is Cain's 9-9-9 tax reform plan, which would dramatically impact individual taxpayers, small business owners, corporations, and those who administer their taxes.
Election 2012

Huntsman Tax Reform Plan Calls for Sweeping Reform, Raises Questions

Unlike many of his fellow Republican presidential candidates, Jon Huntsman, advocates a tax reform proposal that still adheres to the basic structure of the existing U.S. tax code.
Election 2012

Tax talk leads off GOP debate in Florida

The latest Republican debate in Orlando kicked off with a clear focus on taxes and their effect on small businesses and overall economic growth.
Community News

Carr, Riggs & Ingram Merges with Holland CPA’s in South Central Kentucky Market

Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC (CRI), one of the top 35 accounting firms in the nation, extended its Southern footprint into an eighth state in September, when it announced its merger with South Central Kentucky accounting firm Holland CPAs, PSC, with offices in Bowling Green and Russellville, Kentucky.
Community News

Carr, Riggs & Ingram Merges with Holland CPAs in South Central Kentucky Market

Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC (CRI), one of the top 35 accounting firms in the nation, extended its Southern footprint into an eighth state in September, when it announced its merger with South Central Kentucky accounting firm Holland CPAs, PSC, with offices in Bowling Green and Russellville, Kentucky.
A&A

The 2011 Women to Watch awards – recognizing outstanding women in the accounting profession

Outstanding women – those who have made significant contributions to the accounting profession and to the development of women – receive recognition through the Women to Watch program.
Education & Careers

Hefgine G. Fils-Aime receives Beta Alpha Psi Medal of Inspiration award

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) is pleased to announce that Hefgine G. Fils-Aime, a spring 2011 graduate of the University of South Florida, has been awarded the Beta Alpha Psi Medal of Inspiration award.
Community News

LarsonAllen, NCT Group CPAs announce merger plans

NCT Group CPAs intends to join with Minneapolis-based LarsonAllen LLP (LarsonAllen) effective July 1, 2011, according to Jay Gray, managing partner with the NCT Group.
Wealth management

Number of U.S. millionaires expected to double before end of decade

A new report from the Deloitte Center for Financial Services suggests the total wealth among millionaire households could more than double over the next decade in 25 major economies, growing from an estimated $92 trillion this year to $202 trillion in 2020.
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.
Community News

Company announcements: Week of April 11, 2011

Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of April 11, 2011.
A&A

Debit cards rewards may be gone; more changes coming

JPMorgan Chase has announced that it will end its popular debit card rewards program for existing customers on July 19. Wells Fargo, SunTrust, and PNC have announced that they will either end their rewards programs or close them to new customers.
Tax

IRS filling vacancies on Taxpayer Advocacy Panel

The Internal Revenue Service is seeking civic-minded volunteers to serve on the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP), a federal advisory committee that listens to taxpayers, identifies key issues, and makes recommendations for improving IRS service.
Community News

Company announcements: Week of February 14

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

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