With their Charity Step Challenge, Smith, Miller and Buff has provided pedometers to each professional in order to keep track of the number of steps they take on a weekly basis. The firm is aiming for 10,000,000 total steps by April 15 and plans to contribute to charity upon completion.
On Monday, the AICPA announced the winners of the 2014 Elijah Watt Sells Award, given to candidates who have obtained a cumulative average score above 95.50 across all four sections of the Uniform CPA Examination, passed all four sections of the Examination on their first attempt and completed testing in 2014.
Thirty-eight students, part of the the University of Iowa's College of Business' Master of Accounting program, are taking part in a unique collaboration are examining financial policies and procedures with the city of Iowa City's Finance Department
Over the course of four days, Academy candidates will participate in interactive sessions designed to teach strategic planning techniques and develop personal success skills – including communication and delegation - for handling complex management challenges. Leadership Academy attendees will essentially train to become leaders within their organization, community, and the CPA profession.
At the forefront of IBISWorld's list was Accounting Services, with a projected revenue growth of 3.4% per year (on average), 3% employment growth per year (on average), and an average industry wage of $67,474.
The Career Opportunities in the Accounting Profession (COAP) program, designed to teach students more about college life and a career in accounting, announced that their application deadlines are approaching quickly. High school students interested in accounting careers are highly encouraged to apply.
The Managing Partners' Forum, an organization that promotes the value of leadership and management excellence, has named Grant Thornton as having the "Best Programme for Leadership Development" at its 2015 awards.
During his talk, DioGuardi focused on the subject of national debt, the basis of his life’s work. DioGuardi served in Congress for two terms for a total four years; his most significant legislative accomplishment was authoring the Chief Financial Officers Act, which reformed the way the federal government manages its money.
As schools continue to face each other on the court in the men’s and women’s March Madness tournaments, one has to wonder: How did these schools’ students do on the CPA Exam?
The AICPA submitted suggestions to the Senate Finance Committee Working Group last Thursday concerning Individual Income Tax that would simplify some areas of the tax code that individual taxpayers find the most difficult to understand and recommended provisions to combat identity theft and tax fraud.