Scholarships

Tax

10 new tax savings on 2009 Form 1040

"The payoff for grasping new tax breaks can be substantial on the 2009 version of Form 1040," said Bob D. Scharin, senior tax analyst for the Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters.
Education & Careers

Accounting student scholarship fund receives record-breaking donations

Thanks to a $50,000 donation from the Monmouth/Ocean Chapter of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants, New Jersey students interested in accounting can attend college.
Education & Careers

2010 Accounting Student Scholarship will honor three students

AccountingWEB, the Web site dedicated to providing news and resources for members of the accounting profession, is now accepting applications for the 2010 AccountingWEB Accounting Student Scholarship that is offered to undergraduate accounting majors throughout the country.

Salisbury University takes first place in Goodman Accounting Challenge

A team from Salisbury University in Salisbury, MD was the winner in the eighth annual Goodman Accounting Challenge held at Goodman & Company's Richmond, VA office.
Education & Careers

Hispanic associations serve accountants and students

Two accounting associations serve a growing population of Latino professional accountants and accounting students.
Education & Careers

AICPA announces 'Start here, rock out' iPod sweepstakes for students

The AICPA has announced a "Start Here, Rock Out" iPod sweepstakes designed to inform high school students about exciting career opportunities in accounting.
Education & Careers

Roth IRA book author offers $1000 scholarship

Read the book “ Roth IRA: Exploding the Myths, to Convert or not in 2009/2010,” and write a 500 word essay that describes, "What you have learned from the book that will make a positive change in your life and what that change will be.”
Education & Careers

Scholarships for accounting students offered through the Illinois CPA Society

Times continue to be tough, especially for college students - costs are increasing, funding sources have been cut back, the competition is greater for a smaller number of part-time jobs and there's less support from parents facing their own financial problems.
Education & Careers

AccountingWEB announces 2010 Accounting Student Scholarship Program

AccountingWEB is pleased to announce its second annual scholarship competition for undergraduate accounting majors throughout the country.
Community News

Virginia CPA firm provides $50,000 to establish scholarship

The $50,000 named scholarship from Murray, Jonson, White & Associates will be established in conjunction with the firm's 50th anniversary in 2009.

Massachusetts Society of CPAs to honor five women to watch

The Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants, Inc. (MSCPA) will honor five women CPAs at its inaugural Women to Watch Awards Reception on September 30, 2009 at the Westin, Waltham.
Education & Careers

Help wanted: Accounting PhDs

The accounting profession is facing yet another challenge: a severe shortage of doctorally qualified faculty to teach the next generation of accountants.
Community News

J.H. Cohn donates $150,000 to Cohn for Kids

Through its 18th Annual Charity Golf Invitational, J.H. Cohn LLP, one of the largest independent accounting and consulting firms in the United States, donated a total of $150,000 to two Cohn for Kids affiliated charities: Special Operations Warrior Foundation and Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation. Longtime J.H. Cohn Charity Golf Invitational supporter Capital One Bank was the Presenting Sponsor of the outing, held at Hamilton Farm Golf Club in Gladstone, NJ on June 8.
Practice

AccountingWEB 2009 Accounting Student Scholarship Essay

AccountingWEB 2009 Scholarship award-winning essayBy Hannah Weisner, University of Massachusetts
Practice Management

Accounting firms leading green change

AccountingWEB 2009 Scholarship award-winning essayBy Molly Klusek, The University of ScrantonEnvironmental responsibility is a prevailing issue among businesses in the modem age. With growing media scrutiny and investor expectations, in addition to deteriorating environmental conditions, it is necessary that corporations formulate methods of promoting green causes for the coming years. Regarding sustainability, companies must recognize that their actions impact the environment in the short- and long-term.
Education & Careers

Green accounting firms

AccountingWEB 2009 Scholarship award-winning essayBy Jill Kershaw, Saint Martin's UniversityPower strips, fluorescent lighting, post-recycled paper, and webcasts. The list of how to have a green office includes these ideas and many more, with the goal being to minimize an office's carbon footprint. The Obama administration has called for 'going green,' and champions of the cause are applauding as the idea becomes popular.
Education & Careers

AccountingWEB announces 2009 accounting scholarship award winners

AccountingWEB, the online daily news magazine and resource center for members of the accounting profession, is pleased to announce its 2009 scholarship winners. Entrants were required to write a 500-word essay on the topic of "Green Accounting Firms." Essays were judged in a variety of areas including creativity, innovation, quality of writing, structure, logic, and sources/research.Each winner will be awarded a $500 scholarship to assist with education costs.This year's winners are: 
Community News

CRI awards scholarships to top students

The Nashville office of public accounting firm Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC, one of the Southeast's 'Top Four' accounting and business consulting firms and a top 40 firm nationally, has announced that Tien Nguyen and Heather Witty of Middle Tennessee Statue University have been awarded CRI Accounting Scholarships for 2009-10.

Parents are putting children's college costs ahead of retirement planning

A majority of parents (61 percent) are not letting the recession change their plans for their children's college education, according to a survey by Country Financial. Further, 47 percent say college plans are a higher priority than retirement savings (41 percent).
Education & Careers

Recession inspires mothers to return to school; business, accounting popular options

Earning a degree has long been a dream of many working mothers. While it might seem the recession would put that dream even further out of reach for most, many working and single mothers are actually drawing inspiration from the economy to pursue their dream of getting a higher education.

Pages