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Accounting Scholarship Programs

AccountingWEB has compiled a list of scholarship opportunities for accounting students.
Education & Careers

State hiring credits on the governor's agenda in Maryland

Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley is pushing hard for a state tax credit – among other measures – that is intended to help his state get people off the unemployment rolls and back to work.

6 Quick and easy tips for improving your Web presence

If you have a Web site, or if you are advising clients who have a Web site, there are steps you can take to improve that site's rankings in the search engines.

House swapping becoming popular in a down market

House swapping has moved beyond vacation home swapping to what is often called “permanent swapping,” that is, homeowners are now trading their principal residences.
Education & Careers

AICPA announces 2008 Elijah Watt Sells awards

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants has announced winners of the 2008 Elijah Watt Sells Awards.

Sales tax holidays: Love them or hate them?

More than a dozen states and the District of Columbia have sales tax holidays that last at least a couple of days each year, some last much longer. Usually the holiday coincides with back-to-school time to give parents a break on outfitting their kids with necessities. What consumers can buy during the sales tax holidays varies by state, but generally includes clothing, shoes, classroom supplies, and computers, often with a dollar limit. Another popular item that pops up in sales tax holidays is energy efficient appliances for the home.

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.

News Wrap-Up - Issue 263

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Resource Guide - Issue 161

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