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  • BKR members urge better safeguards to protect clients from taxpayer identity theft

    As the debate goes on about how to curb the increasing incidence of taxpayer identity theft in the U.S., members of BKR International discussed their experiences during the recent tax filing season, as well as ways to mitigate future risk and help clients respond to fraudulent activity should it occur. Read more »

  • Protiviti, CPA firms among "Best Places to Work for Millennials"

    The Center for Generational Kinetics released today its first annual list of The Best Places to Work for Millennials, just in time for this year’s estimated 1.8 million college graduates seeking to launch their careers. The list also offers new insights into what it takes to recruit and retain top Millennial performers. Read more »

  • Charles, Prince of Wales, challenges business schools to provide future leaders

    Charles, Prince of Wales, today challenged business schools to do more to prepare MBA students to be effective business leaders in a world facing significant environmental challenges. The Prince made his remarks in a speech delivered today to an audience of Deans and leading academics from business schools from around the world. Read more »

  • Registration open for Spring 2015 ACAT tax and accounting accreditation exams

    Registration is now open for the Accreditation Council for Accountancy and Taxation (ACAT) Spring 2015 exams for accountants, tax preparers and students seeking to earn the Accredited Business Accountant/Advisor (ABA), Accredited Tax Advisor (ATA), Accredited Tax Preparer (ATP) and Accredited Retirement Advisor (ARA) credentials. Read more »

  • Illinois CPA Society announces 2015 'Young Professionals Leadership Conference'

    The Illinois CPA Society’s announced this year’s events on Tuesday for their Young Professionals Leadership Conference, hosted June 5, and subsequent summer workshop series. The annual Conference, created in 2012, positions the next generation of finance and accounting professionals for future success. Read more »

  • Stop the data fearmongering!

    I woke up one day last week shocked, speechless, and seriously appalled! Across my morning Facebook feed I saw this article stating that one of the top CPA firms in the United States is not accepting credit cards due to security concerns. Read more »

  • Tax Transparency Becoming New Normal for Multinationals

    A new report from Ernst & Young demonstrates how many multinational corporations are being pushed in the direction of greater transparency about their tax strategies as their reputations come under attack in the U.S. and abroad for shifting their profits to tax havens. Read more »

  • CFOs and Workers Disagree on Etiquette Faux Pas

    CFOs and their employees don’t necessarily see eye to eye on the most common violations of workplace etiquette. Read more »

  • CAQ Debuts Web Video Series

    The Center for Audit Quality has premiered an online video series, “Profession in Focus," featuring interviews with leaders in the profession, starting with Deloitte’s new CEO, Cathy Engelbert. Read more »

  • AICPA Begins Offering CGMA Exams

    The American Institute of CPAs is beginning to administer exams for the Chartered Global Management Accountant designation. Read more »

  • Find Out Your CPA Personality Type

    The American Institute of CPAs is offering an online CPA personality quiz that’s garnering attention among CPAs young and old alike. Read more »

  • Market Shifts for Accountant Hiring

    Employers are changing their hiring patterns for accounting staff, according to one expert, increasingly looking for permanent staff or bringing in temps that they hope to convert into full-time employees. Read more »

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