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Jackson Hewitt files for bankruptcy with pre-packaged plan

Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc, the second largest U.S. tax preparer, petitioned for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware on May 24.
Community News

LarsonAllen, NCT Group CPAs announce merger plans

NCT Group CPAs intends to join with Minneapolis-based LarsonAllen LLP (LarsonAllen) effective July 1, 2011, according to Jay Gray, managing partner with the NCT Group.
Workplace Fitness

Boots are made for walking at Pennsylvania CPA firm

Sometimes a snowball can become an avalanche. Sometimes it is a small, quiet, personal choice that can gain momentum and create change for many.
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.
Community News

New site explains what all of those crazy credential letters mean

Long confused by the alphabet soup of designations after the names of financial advisors, consumers now have a reliable resource to help them determine which credentials are rigorous and offered by leading institutions, as well as credentials awarded for attendance at one-day seminars.
Workplace Fitness

Florida CPA firm has a gym, wellness fair, and Biggest Loser competition

Everyone gets older, even firms. KRCO is a company with a long history of keeping a fresh young attitude toward health and wellness.
A&A

Pennsylvania's CPA Players bring levity to accounting profession

Darth Vader, CPA? Rick and Ilsa always having Paris and tax write-offs? Hannibal Lecter dining on his CPA with fava beans and Chianti? Memorable scenes from classic movies have all undergone a remake, thanks to the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Community News

Company announcements: Week of April 11, 2011

Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of April 11, 2011.
Community News

Company announcements: Week of April 4, 2011

Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of April 4, 2011.
Community News

INSIDE Public Accounting announces launch of annual benchmarking survey

Each year, INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) provides rankings for the Top 100 firms, the Best of the Best, and All-Star firms. 2011 marks the 21st year for the IPA survey.
Community News

CPA combines his love of Indian cinema with a heart for service

Who said accountants aren't passionate? Shreedhar Kothari, a partner with the Santa Monica, CA accounting firm of Gumbiner Savett, Inc. found a way to indulge his love of Indian films and at the same time provide guidance to a local not-for-profit organization.
Community News

Company announcements: Week of March 28, 2011

Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of March 28, 2011.
Community News

Company announcements: Week of March 21, 2011

Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of March 21, 2011.
Community News

Students and professionals join to make a difference in Deloitte's Alternative Spring Break program

Students with a passion for community service, who really want to give back, will experience a different kind of spring break when they join Deloitte professionals as volunteers in underserved communities.
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 March 7, 2011

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

Illinois CPA firms announce merger

Gene Barinholtz, formerly part of Schaumburg, IL-based Barinholtz & Horwitz, has merged his team and their practice with the certified public accounting firm of Kutchins, Robbins & Diamond, Ltd. (KRD), also of Schaumburg. The merger will create one of the top 35 CPA firms in the Chicago area.
Community News

PwC outdoes other big firms on DiversityInc's 2011 Top 50 list

Each year, DiversityInc publishes its Top 50 Companys for Diversity, assessing the diversity management in corporate America and globally. This year, all of the Big Four firms have a presence on the new annual listing.
Community News

Jackson Hewitt launches social media sweepstakes

To help inject added excitement into this year's tax season, in case preparing and filing tax returns isn't exciting enough, Jackson Hewitt Tax Service has launched two social media contests with cash prizes as the lure.

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