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Company Announcements: Week of April 2, 2012

Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of April 2, 2012.
Tax

Maryland CPAs Are Fighting Proposed Tax on Professional Services

Maryland CPAs are mounting a coordinated effort to fight a proposed sales and use tax on professional services that will specifically apply to management consulting and tax preparation services. Lawmakers in Maryland have proposed the measure as one way to solve their budget problems.
Tax

IRS Seeks Volunteers for Taxpayer Advocacy Panel

The IRS 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.
Practice

Employers Paying the Penalty for Wage and Hour Violations

In prosecution of wage and hour violations, the stakes are getting personal. In several recent cases, the government has penalized company owners and officers for failing to pay overtime, imposing stiff fines and even imprisonment.
Community News

Company Announcements: Week of March 4, 2012

Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of March 4, 2012.
Community News

Community Announcements: Week of February 20, 2012

A.T. LOCKE, a provider of accounting services, business analysis, and financial and strategic guidance to emerging and midsized organizations, has added Tom Moxie as an accounting analyst on the firm's growing team.
Practice

Intuit Small Business Employment Index Results

Small businesses created 50,000 new jobs in January but paid employees less and gave them fewer hours. The East Coast, especially New York, showed more weakness in employment than in other parts of the country. These are some of the results of Intuit's latest Small Business Employment Index.
Community News

Company Announcements: Week of February 6, 2012

Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of February 6, 2012.
Tax

Teaching How to Cheat

Concerns about cheating in school are nothing new, but they usually don't include teachers. The widespread scandals of teachers cheating on standardized tests provide the wrong ethical guidance to those who will later staff and lead business organizations.
Practice

More Than 2,700 CPAs Nationwide Participate in 2011 CPA Day of Service

Fourteen members of the Richmond office of Witt Mares were just a few of the more than 2,700 public accountants from CPA societies across the country to volunteer for the CPA Day of Service. CPA societies in Virginia, Indiana, and Illinois provided the impetus for firms and individuals nationwide to take part.
Community News

Call to Service: State CPA Societies Spearhead Day of Volunteerism

CPA Societies in Illinois, Virginia and Indiana are providing the impetus for firms and individuals nationwide to take part in the CPA Day of Service Friday, September 23, 2011. Individual CPAs and firms can choose their own service opportunity for an organization of their choice, and state CPA societies are promoting the event.
A&A

Ernst & Young LLP launches academic case study on sustainability reporting

As a professor of business administration at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business, a college widely regarded for its ability to prepare students to meet the social, ethical, and environmental stewardship issues of tomorrow, Dr. Richard Brownlee II is well versed in teaching sustainability topics to future business professionals.
Technology

Beyond the cubicle: Virtual office workers look to new technology to enhance mobility and efficiency

When Mark Freedman left the Maryland accounting firm he had worked with for more than thirty years to establish his own accounting practice in Cave Creek, Arizona, he discovered a newfound freedom as the proprietor of his own business.
A&A

The 2011 Women to Watch awards – recognizing outstanding women in the accounting profession

Outstanding women – those who have made significant contributions to the accounting profession and to the development of women – receive recognition through the Women to Watch program.
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.
Practice

Four things accountants must do to keep up with technology

With the changing technological landscape, what must accountants do to stay competitive in the future, and how will technology change the future role of the accountant? Here are four tools every accountant should have in the technology toolbox.
A&A

April is Financial Literacy Month; financial fitness programs abound

The end of busy season, when a client's financial position is in clear focus, is the best time to talk about ways to improve their personal and business financial management and results.
Tax

IRS filling vacancies on Taxpayer Advocacy Panel

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.
Community News

Company announcements: Week of March 14, 2011

Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of March 7, 2011.
Community News

Company announcements: Week of February 28

Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of February 28, 2011.

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