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The 2015 Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting

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  • Business executives’ optimism about U.S. economy drops for second straight quarter, AICPA survey finds

    The percentage of business executives who are optimistic about the U.S. economy going forward dipped below 50 percent for the first time since early 2014, according to the third quarter AICPA Economic Outlook Survey, which polls chief executive officers, chief financial officers, controllers and other certified public accountants in U.S. companies who hold executive and senior management accounting roles. Read more »

  • WNDE LLP volunteer at Orange County Rescue Mission

    Thirty White Nelson Diehl Evans LLP (WNDE), the accounting and tax services firm based in Southern California, recently volunteered at the Orange County Rescue Mission - a Tustin non-profit that serves the community’s homeless and helps them attain self-sufficiency. Read more »

  • Marcum LLP announces firm-wide Thanksgiving day of service

    Marcum LLP, a top national accounting and advisory services firm, today announced that all Marcum offices will be closed for business on Wednesday, November 25, the day before Thanksgiving. All employees firm-wide will instead work at charity events arranged for Marcum teams from every office. Read more »

  • AICPA garners feedback for next version of the CPA Exam

    The AICPA today released an Exposure Draft on proposed changes to the Uniform CPA Examination for stakeholder review and input. The Exposure Draft, titled Maintaining the Relevance of the Uniform CPA Exam, is based on intensive research and input from the profession, and will serve as the basis for the next version of the CPA Exam, launching in 2017. The comment period opens today and runs through Nov. 30. Read more »

  • Filipino accounting student crowned beauty contest winner

    Officials announced last Wednesday that accounting grad student Jeanebeth Sedavia was crowned winner of the North Cotabato provincial beauty search, The Philippine Star reported. Read more »

  • AICPA announces 2015 'National Conference on Banks and Savings Institutions'

    On Monday morning, the AICPA announced the 2015 schedule for the annual National Conference on Banks and Savings Institutes. The Conference will be held Monday, Sept. 16 through Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2015 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Md. Read more »


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