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Huntsman Tax Reform Plan Calls for Sweeping Reform, Raises Questions

Unlike many of his fellow Republican presidential candidates, Jon Huntsman, advocates a tax reform proposal that still adheres to the basic structure of the existing U.S. tax code.
Election 2012

Tax talk leads off GOP debate in Florida

The latest Republican debate in Orlando kicked off with a clear focus on taxes and their effect on small businesses and overall economic growth.
Education & Careers

AICPA sponsors second annual case competition for accounting students

The 2011 AICPA Accounting Competition, which launched on August 29, 2011, will test students' fraud and forensic accounting skills in a complex scenario focused on a fictional Texas company looking to expand its business into Nigerian oil fields.
Education & Careers

How to save money on the first year of college

Parents of freshmen are often very surprised by the price of books, travel, dorm accessories and other college necessities. The Texas Society of CPAs offers six tips on how to save on these and other expenses.
Community News

Carr, Riggs & Ingram Merges with Holland CPA’s 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

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.
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.
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.
Practice Management

Measuring trust in business

Trust is a vital element of business, yet it's difficult to measure and often gets overlooked. Two research groups have devised their own rating systems to determine which companies are most trustworthy.
Community News

CCH Connections: 2011 User Conference features "Best in Process" solutions for success

From best practices in serving clients' needs to hands-on experience with advanced technology and optimized workflows, the CCH Connections: 2011 User Conference will connect professionals with people, products, and processes to help them be more successful.
A&A

Private companies, auditors pressure Financial Accounting Foundation for separate standards

Auitors, private company executives, and lenders have submitted comment letters to the Financial Accounting Foundation in support of separate standards for private companies.
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.

Five questions to ask in your financial tune up

Accountants from the Texas Society of CPAs have put together a collection of five key questions to ask yourself when doing a review of your personal finances.
Community News

BKD acquires Waco, TX accounting firm Parrish, Moody and Fikes

Springfield, MO-based BKD, LLP, one of the 10 largest CPA and advisory firms in the U.S., acquired Waco, TX-based accounting firm Parrish, Moody & Fikes, P.C. (PMF) on July 1, 2011, said BKD Chief Executive Officer Neal D. Spencer.
Tax

Amazon ends California and Connecticut Associates Programs in response to sales tax legislation

Amazon.com has ended its associate affiliation programs with online retailers in Connecticut and California in response to restrictive sales tax legislation.
Community News

Company announcements: Week of June 27, 2011

Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of June 27, 2011.
Community News

Association for Accounting Marketing announces annual awards

Attendees at the Association for Accounting Marketing (AAM) annual conference celebrated winners in several categories at the annual awards ceremony.
Tax

Late filing attorney gives up right to practice before IRS

A Texas attorney accused of willfully failing to file his federal tax returns has been disbarred from practicing before the IRS. The attorney argued that his failures to file and pay were not the result of willful conduct but were due to personal circumstances beyond his control.
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.
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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