ICPAS

Education & Careers

CFPB Study Underscores Need for Financial Literacy

A new report released by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau suggests the amount of money spent on financial marketing greatly outweighs the amount of money spent on financial education.
Practice

CPAs Join Together, Give Back During Day of Service

This September, thousands of accountants from state CPA societies across the country tossed their spreadsheets aside to paint dorms at local women's shelters, tutor kids at the Boys and Girls Club, and serve countless meals to the hungry and homeless during the annual CPA Day of Service.
Education & Careers

Illinois Internship Program Provides Access, Mentorship for Minority Students

The Mary T. Washington Wylie Internship Preparation Program, created in 2012, represents the ICPAS' ongoing commitment to increase diversity in the accounting profession by providing underrepresented minority students with access and exposure to the profession.
Education & Careers

ICPAS Shines Spotlight on the Future at Annual Midwest Showcase

This summer, CPAs who want to stay ahead of the rapid-fire change and constant evolution that are intrinsic of their profession will head to the Midwest Accounting & Finance Showcase, hosted by the Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS).
Education & Careers

ICPAS President Seeks to Attract New Generation of Members

If you're trying to find the Illinois CPA Society's (ICPAS) new President and CEO Todd Shapiro, chances are you won't catch him in his downtown Chicago office. That's because he's busy conducting his own ICPAS whistle-stop tour of sorts.
Education & Careers

Fearless Future: ICPAS Conference Aims to Develop Authentic Leaders

There's a new paradigm of leadership on the horizon, and, according to the organizers of the Illinois CPA Society's (ICPAS) newest conference for young professionals, it's authentic, distinctive, and decidedly fearless.
Education & Careers

Scholarship Applications Available for Illinois Students

This winter, the Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) is offering Illinois college students majoring in accounting the opportunity to alleviate the skyrocketing cost of college while pursuing their dream of becoming a CPA by earning a scholarship.
Tax

Prepare for Potentially Looming "Fiscal Cliff"

As the end of the year grows closer, so does the uncertainty surrounding the "fiscal cliff" and tax planning for the future. The ICPAS is advising you to be prepared.
Community News

CPAs Foster Selfless Service

CPA societies in Illinois, Virginia, Indiana, and, for the first time, North Carolina, provided the impetus for firms and individuals nationwide to take part in this year's annual CPA Day of Service.
Community News

CPA Societies Sponsor Selfless Service

The CPA Day of Service is a day when thousands of accountants from CPA societies across the country will put down their tablets and pick up everything from paintbrushes to rakes to spatulas and volunteer in their communities.
Education & Careers

ICPAS Showcase Put Practical Focus on the Future

For the last four years, Edward J. Hannon, partner in charge of tax practice at Freeborn & Peters LLP, says the opportunity to attend the ICPAS Annual Midwest Accounting and Finance Showcase has been nothing short of a "game changer."
Education & Careers

Focus on the Future - ICPAS Hosts Showcase

The ICPAS' premier event for business and finance professionals, the Midwest Accounting and Finance Showcase, offers firms and companies tangible business solutions and best practices to help propel profitability.
Education & Careers

ICPAS Scholarships Support Future CPAs

The ICPAS made the road much smoother for twenty-three accounting students from multiple colleges throughout Illinois when it awarded $47,000 in scholarships to help them pursue their dream of becoming a CPA.
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.