Volunteers from the LCPA and accounting students from Nicholls State University visited Schriever Elementary to teach second grade students about money management. Their efforts were part of the LCPA's scholastic literacy book program, a statewide collaboration between the LCPA, Scholastic, and Gilsbar, Inc.
A survey conducted by the Public Affairs Council shows that 90 percent of the 1,753 adult participants have a "somewhat or very favorable view" of small businesses, versus 61 percent who feel that way about major companies.
The National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) has launched a free online financial resource tool for consumers. MyMoneyCheckUp is designed to provide an assessment of a consumer’s overall financial health and behavior.
Students, faculty, and business leaders will come together at the Institute of Management Accountant’s (IMA) Student Leadership Conference for three days of sessions devoted to networking, professional education, and mastering the tools and strategies that will lead to a job in management accounting.
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) is pleased to announce that Sidney Kess, CPA, JD, LLM, and S. Scott Voynich, CPA, are the recipients of the AICPA 2011 Gold Medal Award for Distinguished Service.
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.
Many accounting firms regularly network with law firms and host or attend events with a group of attorneys for the purpose of growing each firm’s or individual’s respective practice. The challenge is how to make these very nice events deliver the results we want.
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.
Can a hotel become more sustainable and reduce its carbon footprint by using LED lighting and installing a rooftop garden? A team of four accounting students from the University of Texas at Dallas thinks so. The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a popular luxury hotel think so, too. Jason Bramwell reports.
Public Accounting Report, CCH's independent newsletter of the accounting profession, has published results of its annual survey of accounting professors. UT-Austin swept the college rankings, while PwC took first place in the firm rankings.