Associations

A&A

ACCA and IMA Partnership Announced

The ACCA and the IMA have announced their global strategic partnership. The signing of the agreement took place at IMA's Annual Meeting of Members, during IMA's Annual Conference and Exposition in Las Vegas.
AccountingWEB Life

AICPA Spring Council: Celebrating 125 Years of Service

In his opening remarks to AICPA Spring Council Wednesday, AICPA President and CEO Barry Melancon was nostalgic, waxing poetic about the profession’s humble beginnings and major milestones in the AICPA’s 125 year history, which is being celebrated this week in Washington, DC.
Tax

CBA Elects Michael Savoy Secretary/Treasurer

Michael Savoy, CPA and the managing director of Santa Monica–based Gumbiner Savett Inc., has been elected the California Board of Accountancy's secretary/treasurer for 2012. In this position, he will help drive the organization forward and keep its finances in sound shape. Savoy has been a CPA for thirty-seven years.
AccountingWEB Life

THRIVEal+CPA Network – Like-Minded Professionals Looking for a New Way To Do Business

It didn't take long for Patti Scharf, CPA, to see a trend developing among her small business clients: She was handing out monthly financial statements, but her clients didn't seem all that interested in the information she was providing.
A&A

THRIVEal +CPA Network to Present Firm of the Future Symposium

In conjunction with its first anniversary celebration, the innovative THRIVEal +CPA Network group will host the Firm of the Future Symposium, presented by experts Ron Baker and Ed Kless.
Community News

Richard Piluso: NYSSCPA President Looks to Expand Membership and Minority Involvement

Richard Piluso, CPA, has had a productive first four months as president of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) and has his sights set on accomplishing three major goals before his one-year term as president expires next May.
Education & Careers

AGA announces annual Government Finance Case Challenge

The best undergraduate accounting, finance, and business students in the country are invited to compete in the fifth annual Government Finance Case Challenge, sponsored by the Association of Government Accountants (AGA).
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.
Community News

Showcasing the future: Illinois CPA Society hosts the Midwest Accounting & Finance Showcase

Where does a CPA or a small business practitioner go to learn about the latest technology trends? Mearly 2,100 business and finance professionals will descend on the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois, August 23-24, for the Illinois CPA Society Midwest Accounting and Finance Showcase.
Community News

Salsa dancing CPA needs your vote

New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants enters spicy photo in Facebook photo contest for good cause.
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.
A&A

MACPA embraces XBRL in case study for private companies and nonprofits

Historically, the conversation about XBRL has centered on public companies, thanks to its promise of delivering timely, accurate, and transparent financial information to investors. That conversation is beginning to shift.
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.
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.
Community News

Company announcements: Week of December 20

Following is the latest roundup of community news for the week of December 20, 2010.
A&A

Virginia CPA society offers free financial literacy calendar

The Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants’ award-winning Financial Fitness Calendar is now available for the 2011 calendar year.
Tax

Minnesota CPA Society hosts largest tax conference in upper Midwest

Fifteen hundred CPAs from Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, and the Dakotas are attending the 56th Annual MNCPA Tax Conference. The two-day event offers more than 40 tax-related sessions presented by tax experts from across the country.
AccountingWEB Life

New Jersey CPA Society Facebook page surpasses 2,000 fans

The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) recently announced that the NJSCPA page on Facebook has surpassed 2,000 fans.
A&A

State societies sponsor CPA Day of Service

CPA societies in Illinois and Virginia provided the impetus for firms and individuals nationwide to take part in a day of service on September 24, the CPA Day of Service. The event not only helps worthy local organizations, but also highlights the contributions made by CPAs.

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