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A&A

AICPA Awards $233,300 to Seventy-Eight Minority Accounting Students

The AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students program began in 1969, with the aim of increasing ethnic diversity in the CPA profession. Since the program's inception, the AICPA Foundation has awarded more than $14.6 million in scholarships to approximately 8,000 accounting students.
A&A

New Jersey State Board Waives Requirement for CPA Exam

The New Jersey State Board of Accountancy is sorting out confusion over the CPA Uniform Exam requirements in the state.
A&A

Keep All Your CPE Certificates of Completion – You Might Be Audited

When fulfilling their continuing professional education (CPE) requirements for license renewal, CPAs need to keep their certificates of completion, even if their particular state boards of accountancy don't require the CPAs to file the forms.
Education & Careers

Obama's Student Loan Plan: Relief for College Consumers?

Obama's "pay as you earn" student loan program is designed to provide relief to students by making their college loan payments more affordable and easier to pay.
Election 2012

Video News Update for the Week of October 24, 2011

AccountingWEB's Weekly News Update for the week of October 24, 2011 is available in video format!
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.
Education & Careers

New Jersey CPA Candidates Remain in Limbo

According to reports from the New Jersey Society of CPAs (NJSCPA), some candidates for the CPA Examination in New Jersey recently had their applications rejected due to confusion over certain education requirements. But class hasn't been dismissed quite yet.
Tax

IRS extends additional tax relief to Hurricane Irene victims

In the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, the IRS has updated its Web site to provide filing and payment relief to more taxpayers in federal disaster areas declared in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, and Vermont.
Education & Careers

Is it legal to only hire the already-employed? The problems with must-be-employed rules

In their quest to find qualified workers, some employers are explicitly stating that they will only hire those who are already employed and will not consider the unemployed.
Tax

IRS announces extensions and other relief to Hurricane Irene victims

The Internal Revenue Service is providing tax relief to individual and business taxpayers impacted by Hurricane Irene.
Community News

Salsa dancing CPA needs your vote

New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants enters spicy photo in Facebook photo contest for good cause.
Community News

Company announcements: Week of August 8, 2011

Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of August 8, 2011.
A&A

NASBA, AICPA announce online mobility tool designed to help CPAs practice across state borders

The NASBA and the AICPA have launched an online tool designed to help CPAs navigate the new practice privilege requirements, commonly referred to as mobility laws, that allow CPAs to practice across state borders.
Community News

Company announcements: Week of July 25, 2011

Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of July 25, 2011.
Education & Careers

AccountingWEB student scholarship winning essay: Secret agent accountant

Howard G. Telson, AccountingWEB student scholarship winner from The College of New Jersey, shares a clever story about the possible use of smartphone applications.
Education & Careers

AccountingWEB announces 2011 Accounting Student Scholarship winners

AccountingWEB is pleased to announce that three winners have been chosen as the 2011 AccountingWEB Accounting Student Scholarship winners.
A&A

Public unions, the economy, and what's at stake for companies now

It's a story that's playing out across the country – cash-strapped governments are scrambling to balance their budgets while hamstrung by the contracts of current and retired public union workers.
Community News

McCrory & McDowell announces merger with ParenteBeard

Philadelphia-based ParenteBeard LLC, the largest CPA firm headquartered in Pennsylvania, and McCrory & McDowell, LLC, one of the largest Pittsburgh-based accounting and consulting firms, have announced they will combine practices effective June 1, 2011.
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.
Community News

Company announcements: Week of April 25, 2011

Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of April 25, 2011.

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