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As previously reported, Troy K. Lewis, chair of the Tax Executive Committee of the AICPA, spoke to a Senate panel on Tuesday, urging Congress to pass legislation that would give natural disaster victims access to permanent and prompt tax relief.
As online accounting degrees become an increasingly attractive option for candidates who may be working full or part-time, there are a good number of esteemed schools to consider for obtaining a degree. To make matters easier, Affordable Colleges Online, an online resource focused on web-based degrees, has released their list of the top 51 schools for online accounting degree programs.
On Nov. 21, more than 250 high school students in the Rochester area will attend the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants Rochester Chapter's "World of Accounting" event, to be held at the HSBC building in Rochester. The half-day program will feature a variety of speakers, including CPAS and IRS Criminal Investigation Division special agents, to introduce the profeesion as a career choice available in public, private, and government settings.
Jody Padar, CEO and principal of the New Vision CPA Group in the Chicago area, announced “The Radical CPA: New Rules for the Future-Ready Firm,” a new online workshop on "radical transformation of the accounting firm business model," as well as a book by the same name.
Troy K. Lewis, chair of the AICPA's Tax Executive Committee, is set to testify on Tuesday, November 18, at the Tax Relief after a Disaster: How Individuals, Small Businesses, and Communities Recover hearing, which will be held by the Senate Finance Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight.
Payroll Vault announced on Friday that their CEO and founder, Sean Manning, was recognized by the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants (COCPA) as a recipient of the organization’s 2014 "Everyday Heroes and Heroines Award" at an event held November 6.
Becker Professional Education announced on Tuesday its Newton D. Becker 2015 scholarship program, set to award over $225,000 to more than 120 CPA candidates. Applicants will have an opportunity to receive one of 20 full CPA Exam Review scholarships, valued at $3,393 each, or one of 100 scholarships valued at $1,697 each.
On Wednesday, private research univeristy Stevens Institute of Technology announced a three-year collaboration with Accenture, set to study and focus on analytics in the financial services industry. Additionally, the two will hold advanced analytics research projects and work shop sessions with Accenture's financial services clients.
On Monday, TAG Foundation trustees announced a $10,000 donation from the foundation’s funds to assist Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in their Ebola relief efforts in West Africa.