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  • One risk of your “Everyday Jeans” policy

    If you’ve been watching the industry news lately, a handful of firms have adopted an everyday-jeans policy. Essentially, in many cases these policies are worded to say as long as you don’t have a client meeting, you are free to wear jeans in the office every day of the week. It sounds reasonable... Read more »

  • American Woman’s Society of CPAs hosts 33rd Annual Seminar in Houston

    This past Saturday, the Houston Affiliate of the American Woman’s Society of CPAs (AWSCPA) hosted its 33rd Annual Seminar. This year's seminar was notably headlined by a panel of the Houston Office Managing Partners of the Big 4 Accounting firms, who are for the first time all women. Read more »

  • Rea & Associates offers tax season interns a more customized experience

    Rea & Associates, a regional accounting and business consulting, recently announced that 16 college interns have joined its ranks just in time for the 2016 tax season. However, in addition to regular tax work, interns program will have the opportunity to assist on assurance and bookkeeping projects. Read more »

  • AICPA Tax VP offers 10 tips for hiring a future CPA

    Edward Karl, vice president of taxation for the AICPA, recently released a number of tips on hiring a future CPA, noting in a statement that, “It’s important to thoroughly vet the person you select to prepare your taxes. Your tax preparer will be handling critical financial and personal information for you. Be wary about who you hire." Read more »

  • NASBA and AICPA to re-issue Exposure Draft on proposed revisions to CPE standards

    The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) and the AICPA re-issued their Exposure Draft on Tuesday for the proposed revisions to the Statement on Standards for Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Programs (Standards) for public comment. Read more »

  • Minority students gain career insights at Illinois Society of CPAs intern event

    This past January, 25 minority college students were fortunate enough to receive top-notch training and resources in the transition from student to professional at the Illinois CPA Society’s Mary T. Washington Wylie (MTWW) Internship Preparation Program. Read more »


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