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Boatsman Gillmore's Make an Impact Foundation Awards $20,000 to North Carolina Children's Charities

Make an Impact Foundation, a tax-exempt organization founded by two North Carolina financial advisors, is dedicated to promoting the education and well-being of children and making an impact on their lives through both actions and donations.
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.
Community News

Moss Adams LLP Combines with Kansas City-Based Warinner, Gesinger & Associates LLC

Moss Adams LLP announced that on September 1, 2011, it combined operations with Kansas City-based Warinner, Gesinger & Associates LLC (WGA), an accounting firm focused on small, local telecom companies.
Community News

Vault.com unveils 2012 accounting firm rankings

On September 29, 2011, Vault.com released its 2012 Accounting Quality of Life Rankings, examining how accounting firms rank in fifteen areas, ranging from overall job satisfaction to diversity.
Community News

KPMG Service in Remembrance commemorated tenth anniversary of September 11

KPMG's Service in Remembrance nationwide employee volunteer campaign – commemorating the tenth anniversary of 9/11 – included thousands of KPMG firm members participating at 227 nonprofit organizations.
Tax

Feds charge tax pro with filing thousands of false returns

Do you tell your clients to comply with the tax law? Make sure you practice what you preach. In an extreme example, a tax return preparer in Washington D.C. is facing criminal charges in federal court for allegedly scamming the IRS out of almost $14 million.
Tax

It's National Tax Preparer Recruiting Week at Jackson Hewitt

Jackson Hewitt expects to hire 25,000 tax preparers this week in preparation for the 2012 tax season.
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

High school students learn firsthand about the accounting profession

Jennifer Dorigo, an accounting teacher at Kenmore East High School in Tonawanda, New York, decided she wanted her students to learn firsthand what the accounting profession is really like. She also wanted her students to strengthen their communication skills and increase their business knowledge.
Community News

Oklahoma CPA receives special recognition award from the AICPA

In his more than 40-year career as a member of the CPA profession, Carlos E. Johnson, CPA, EdD, has approached service to his vocation not as a duty, but as a calling – to consistently provide exemplary and unwavering leadership on the industry's legislative, academic, and not-for-profit fronts.
Workplace Fitness

CCR LLP's inspiring health and wellness program

In the fall of 2009, CCR LLP (CCR) rolled out its Corporate Wellness Program, the goal of which was to improve the health and well-being of its employees. As an added bonus, CCR's initiative created camaraderie between offices through friendly competition.
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

Results of 2011 Rosenberg MAP Survey released

The Rosenberg Survey team is pleased to announce that results are in for the 2011 MAP Survey. Overall, the survey reveals a trend that many firms are reinvesting in the future.
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.
Education & Careers

Hefgine G. Fils-Aime receives Beta Alpha Psi Medal of Inspiration award

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) is pleased to announce that Hefgine G. Fils-Aime, a spring 2011 graduate of the University of South Florida, has been awarded the Beta Alpha Psi Medal of Inspiration award.
Community News

Mat Young named AICPA vice president of state regulation and legislation

The American Institute of Certified Public Accounts (AICPA) has named Mat Young as its vice president of state regulatory and legislative affairs. Young previously served as AICPA director of congressional and political affairs. 
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.
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.

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