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Crime Watch

Today's tax crime news includes a case against a Virginia tax fraud promoter whose customers allegedly filed more than $67 million in false refund claims, and a New York tax preparer charged in a scheme involving $7 million in fraudulent deductions.
Tax

Nobody Beatz the Tax Man

A new wife, a new baby on the way, a multimillion-dollar house in escrow, and reports of back tax bills totaling more than $2.6 million. That's how rapper/producer Swizz Beatz has made news as the year draws close to the end.
Tax

IRS Provides Additional Relief to Hurricane Sandy Victims

Following recent disaster declarations for individual assistance issued by the FEMA, the IRS announced November 2, 2012, that affected taxpayers in Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York will receive tax relief.
Practice

Company Announcements: Week of October 29, 2012

Following is the latest roundup of community news for the week of October 29, 2012.
Education & Careers

Minority Accounting Students Awarded Scholarships

Ronald Dukes is one of just eighty-four accounting students from across the United States who have been awarded the 2012-2013 AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students by the AICPA Foundation.
Community News

Extreme Cheapskate CPA: NY Living on the Cheap

By day, Kate Hashimoto is an employed New York CPA. By night, she's a self-confessed "extreme cheapskate." In fact, she spends so little money that TLC featured her in an episode of its new show "Extreme Cheapskates."
Community News

Dembo, Freedman & Shutt Joins Teal, Becker & Chiaramaonte

Robert H. Kind, CPA, and managing partner of Teal, Becker & Chiaramonte CPAs, P.C. (TBC), announced that Albany-based accounting firm Dembo, Freedman & Shutt, CPAs, P.C. joined TBC effective October 1.
Tax

Crime Watch

Today's tax crime cases involve tax evasion, charitable organization donation kickbacks, false claims for tax refunds, bank fraud, aggravated identity theft, money laundering, and wire fraud.
Education & Careers

Intuit Indexes Show Small Business Growth Slowing

Results of the monthly Intuit Small Business Revenue and Employment indexes are in. They show revenue in August declined for the sixth consecutive month, and employment continued to grow slowly in September.
A&A

CPA Mobility Becomes Law in California

CPAs from outside California will now be able to serve clients in the state without obtaining a license or paying a fee to the California Board of Accountancy (CBA) under a new law signed on September 20 by Governor Jerry Brown.
Education & Careers

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.
Tax

NYSSCPA Briefing on the Affordable Care Act

Two months after the Supreme Court decision that found the Affordable Care Act constitutional, compliance deadlines for the complex tax provisions that support the individual mandate are approaching rapidly.
Practice

The Rise in Pregnancy Disability Regulations

Disability claims are always challenging for employers, but this is especially the case when pregnant workers suffer complications that leave them unable to perform their normal job duties.
Practice

Fuoco Group LLP Merges with AIB Forensics

Fuoco Group LLP is proud to announce the merger of AIB Forensics to form Fuoco Fraud & Forensics LLC, doing business as Fuoco Forensics a division of Fuoco Group.
Education & Careers

FAE Awards $150,000 in College Scholarships

The NYSSCPA and its Foundation for Accounting Education have announced fifty New York students who will receive Excellence in Accounting Scholarships for the 2012-2013 school year.
Tax

New York CPA Gets Two-Year Prison Sentence

Silford Warren of Queens, New York, was sentenced June 12 to two years in prison for failure to pay over employment taxes in connection with his ownership of Silford Warren, CPA PC.

Tax Return Preparers Helped Clients Hide Millions Offshore

Three tax preparers, David Kalai, Nadav Kalai, and David Almog, were indicted by a federal grand jury in the Central District of California and charged with conspiring to defraud the United States.
Community News

Nawrocki Smith and Financial Appraisal Services Merge

On June 13, Nawrocki Smith LLP of Melville, one of the largest Long Island‒based public accounting firms, announced the merger of Financial Appraisal Services of Hauppauge into its firm.
A&A

Accounting Profession Faces Huge Challenges

Gail Kinsella, the newly elected president of the NYSSCPA, shares her perspective on the challenges the NYSSCPA and the profession as a whole must be prepared to deal with in the near term.
Community News

Company Announcements: Week of June 11, 2012

Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of June 11, 2012.

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