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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.
Community News

Company announcements: Week of February 28

Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of February 28, 2011.
Tax

IRS can spell tax relief for disaster victims

"I'm from the government and I'm here to help you" may be regarded by some to be the most terrifying words in the English language, but not so when you are dealing with a disaster.
A&A

CPAs sponsor Webinar on BP oil spill reimbursement process

CPA societies from Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas, in cooperation with the Accounting CPE Network and BizVision, are sponsoring a Webinar designed for CPAs whose clients are filing claims through the BP reimbursement process.
Tax

Revenue worries don't stop states from offering tax holidays

Taxpayers in 16 states will get sales tax breaks on the purchase of various school-related purchases during certain dates in July and August.
A&A

Cooper Graci & Co. merges with Carr, Riggs & Ingram

CPA firm Cooper Graci & Co. has merged with Enterprise, AL-based accounting firm Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC. The merger expands CRI’s footprint into Texas for a total of seven states.
A&A

Father celebrates 50 years at firm with son as partner

Bill Rush Mosby, of Natchez, MS-based Silas Simmons LLP, is celebrating his 50th anniversary as a CPA. For 20 of those years, he worked with his son.
Tax

Many businesses expect property tax liability to remain the same or increase

More than half of property tax executives expect their companies’ property tax burden to either remain the same or increase in 2010, compared with last year.
Education & Careers

Accounting Scholarship Programs

AccountingWEB has compiled a list of scholarship opportunities for accounting students.
Community News

CPA Firm Roth Murphy Sanford Merges with Carr, Riggs & Ingram

New Orleans CPA firm Roth Murphy Sanford L.L.P. (RMS) has merged with Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC (CRI), the fourth largest accounting firm in the Southeast – a move that expands CRI’s footprint to six states while enhancing public accounting and management consulting services throughout Southeast Louisiana.
A&A

Keeping illegal immigration issues on ICE: U.S. immigration and customs enforcement shifts focus to employers

The images tend to be memorable and camera-friendly – federal agents stage a well-publicized bust on a manufacturing or meat-packing plant and cart off hundreds of undocumented workers.
Education & Careers

IMA will hold 10th annual Student Leadership Conference

The Institute of Management Accountants 10th Annual Student Leadership Conference. will take place in at the St. Louis Union Station Marriott from November 5-7.
Education & Careers

Top business and accounting graduate schools ranked

For everything, there is a ranking. Accounting and business schools are no exception.

Mississippi attorney launches Fair Credit Reporting Act blog

Consumer attorney and advocate Christopher E. Kittell, of the firm Merkel & Cocke, P.A., is pleased to announce the launching of a new blog dedicated to explaining the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Morningstar ranks the best and worst 529 plans this year

Morningstar, the global investment research firm has published its annual list of the best and worst 529 plans – when it comes to earning long-term returns for college savers – and the overall opinion smacks of optimism. Some of the worst plans from years past have folded up and gone away, while others continually strive to improve. Here are the criteria that separate the best plans from the worst: Flexibility. As Morningstar points out, no savings plan is one-size-fits-all.

CPA mobility legislation gains national momentum

Twenty-three states have approved laws to make it less burdensome for certified public accountants to represent clients across state lines.The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants is seeking enactment of similar laws in every state so that a national uniform mobility system will become a reality for CPAs, CPA firms, and the state boards of accountancy that regulate them.

Maryland becomes 18th state to enact CPA mobility legislation

The Maryland General Assembly last week passed a CPA mobility bill that will make it easier for CPAs to do interstate business.

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