Leading Audit Firm Addresses the Challenge of "Over-Auditing" in New Case Study from Thomson Reuters Checkpoint

NEW YORK – Thomson Reuters today announced the launch of a new Checkpoint Learning Tax Research Certificate Program. The program helps professionals develop foundational tax research knowledge and skills. It is designed to fill in knowledge gaps for entry-level tax professionals and those re-entering the workforce after an extended leave.

Thomson Reuters Launches Checkpoint Learning Tax Research Certificate Program for Tax Professionals

NEW YORK – Thomson Reuters today announced the launch of a new Checkpoint Learning Tax Research Certificate Program. The program helps professionals develop foundational tax research knowledge and skills. It is designed to fill in knowledge gaps for entry-level tax professionals and those re-entering the workforce after an extended leave.

NJSCPA Announces Its "CPA-List"

ROSELAND, N.J. – The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) is pleased to announce its inaugural "CPA-List." These 67 CPA practitioners and members of the NJSCPA were selected for their continuing impact on the accounting profession in the Garden State and beyond. CPA-List categories include Accounting & Auditing, Financial Planning, Forensic Accounting, Governmental Accounting, Health Care Accounting, Nonprofit Accounting, Taxation, and Technology.

WASHINGTON SOCIETY OF CPAS ANNOUNCES ANNUAL AWARD WINNERS

BELLEVUE (August 13, 2014) – The Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants (WSCPA) announces the following award winners for 2013-2014:

Rick Anderson, CPA is the 2014 recipient of the WSCPA John L. O’Brien Lifetime Achievement Award.  Anderson is a partner at Moss Adams and Chairman of the Praxity Management Board.  This award recognizes Anderson’s career of leadership and service to the accounting profession.

NYSSCPA Statement on Tax Inversions and the CPA Profession

Scott M. Adair, CPA, CGMA

President, New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants

During a White House press conference this week, President Obama seemed to place responsibility with the accounting profession for the increased number of U.S. corporations employing tax inversions to reduce their U.S. tax obligation.

New Jersey CPAs Have a Positive View of the State’s Economy and See Higher Taxes for Clients, Capital One Bank Survey Finds

New Jersey (August 4, 2014) – A recent Capital One Bank and New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) survey found that most CPAs in the state expect their business to grow in the coming year and have a positive view of New Jersey’s economic performance. A majority also anticipate that their clients will pay more taxes in 2015 than they did in 2014.

Xero Kicks Off Multi-City Tour Empowering Accounting Professionals to Modernize Their Practices With the Cloud

Xero, the global leader in online accounting software, announced on August 5 that it's soon hitting the road for a 10-city tour that starts in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on August 19. Xero Accelerate is series of local events designed to engage practitioners in the future of accounting and empower them with actionable strategies and plans to grow and profit using the cloud.

Intuit to Acquire KDK Softwares

Intuit Inc. announced on July 30 that it has entered into an agreement to acquire KDK Softwares India Private Limited a market leader in providing professional tax solutions in India. This acquisition will further strengthen Intuit’s commitment of becoming the ecosystem behind small business success and establishes a strong position for the company to reach accountants in India.

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