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Tax

What voters said about tax hikes in November elections

As lawmakers try to solve budgetary shortfalls by raising taxes in most states, taxpayers are not pleased, and they said so earlier this month at the polls.
Community News

Company announcements: Week of November 8

Following is the latest roundup of firm news for the week of November 8, 2010.
Practice Development

CPA as trusted advisor: Why, and is it deserved?

In many client relationships, the CPA is counted on to be a trusted business advisor, to be available when the entrepreneur needs advice, to be the quarterback of the team of professionals who help to guide the company.
Tax

CPE Link provides resources on HIRE tax credits

More than half of small businesses are optimistic about the U.S. economy, and 25 percent plan to hire new employees, according to the SurePayroll Scorecard , which tracks small business hiring trends.
Community News

Company announcements: Week of September 7, 2010

Following is the latest roundup of firm news for the week of September 7, 2010.
Education & Careers

2010 AccountingWEB accounting student scholarship winners announced

AccountingWEB is pleased to announce that three winners have been chosen as the 2010 AccountingWEB Accounting Student Scholarship winners.
Community News

Pigs might not fly, but for Somerset CPAs, they can drive a racecar

Indianapolis is known as "The Racing Capital of the World," and it just so happens there are employees at Indianapolis-based Somerset CPAs P.C. who follow auto racing. So it’s no surprise that the firm created and entered a racecar-themed structure for the CANstruction event at the Indiana State Fair.
A&A

Illinois CPA Society’s Midwest Accounting & Finance Showcase Aug. 24-25

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Illinois CPA Society’s event for business and finance professionals, the Midwest Accounting & Finance Showcase. The showcase is being held August 24-25, in Rosemont, Illinois.
Tax

Accounting errors, fraud are common problems for small businesses

Experts say the difference between errors and fraud is a question of intent. When it’s your money, does it really matter?
Community News

Clifton Gunderson merges with St. Louis-based Humes & Barrington

Clifton Gunderson, a Milwaukee-based certified public accounting and consulting firm, recently announced it has merged with Humes & Barrington LLP – a full-service CPA firm based in St. Louis.
Tax

Broke states and broken promises

According to a recent report from the National Association of State Budget Officers and the National Governors Association, state fiscal conditions "have continued to worsen" and state revenues can be expected to lag behind a national economic recovery by one to three years.
A&A

Many small nonprofits may lose tax-exempt status

Many small nonprofit organizations with annual receipts of less than $25,000 will lose their tax exempt status if they do not file a full return or a Form 990 N, an electronic notice e-postcard, with the Internal Revenue Service by May 15.
Education & Careers

SIFE members' passion for business can be powerful force for change

Students In Free Enterprise, an international non-profit network of students, academics, and business leaders working with businesses and higher education organizations, is in the midst of its regional and national competitions.
Tax

Federal income tax: Who's paying and who isn't?

About half of the households in the United States pay no federal income tax, thanks in part to tax credits, deductions, and exemptions.
Community News

Taking steps toward workplace wellness

Gregory & Appel Insurance in Indianapolis has had a wellness program for years, but always felt it was missing some of the elements needed to be the successful program company officials were envisioning.
Education & Careers

Jobs least difficult to find in San Jose, CA, and Washington, D.C.

Times are tough all over, but finding employment is least difficult among the largest 50 U.S. cities in San Jose, California, and most difficult in the Detroit metropolitan area, according to the Job Search Difficulty Index released this month by Juju.com, an online job search engine.

Gary Bolinger: AccountingWEB’s Outstanding CPA Association Employee of the Year

Gary Bolinger always has had a knack for getting assemblages of people to work together harmoniously.
Tax

Nine states and District of Columbia will file tax returns in new locations

The Internal Revenue Service has announced that some taxpayers who file paper income tax returns will send them to different processing centers this year. 
Community News

INSIDE Public Accounting releases 2009 Benchmarking Report

INSIDE Public Accounting has releases its 2009 IPA National Benchmarking Report, the annual collection of economic and management statistics about the accounting profession.
Community News

Crowe Horwath interns collect thousands of items for charities

Oakbrook, IL-based Crowe Horwath LLP has announced that its summer interns collected more than 3,500 books, toys and shoes to benefit charitable organizations across 15 communities in eight states.

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