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March 4, 2015

AICPA to release CPA Economic Outlook Index results on March 5

The AICPA will announce the results of its CPA Outlook Index (CPAOI), a measure of sentiment concerning the U.S. economy and key business performance categories for the coming year, this Thursday, March 5, at 7:00 a.m. EST.

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March 3, 2015

IMA launches new Accounting Honor Society (IAHS)

The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), the association of accountants and financial professionals in business, launched the IMA Accounting Honor Society (IAHS) today, designed to recognize and honor academic achievement in the study of accounting.

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March 2, 2015

AICPA to hold March 5 webcast on the impact of legalized marijuana

To help professionals assess their options, the AICPA will hold a March 5 webcast, Understanding the Impact of Legalized Marijuana on the CPA Profession. A panel of experts from the AICPA, as well as representative from Aon Corp., will discuss implications from an ethics, tax, auditing and attest services, and insurance standpoint.

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February 27, 2015

KPMG receives U.S. President's Volunteer Service Award from Junior Achievement

KPMG has received a U.S. President's Volunteer Service Award from Junior Achievement USA (JA), achieving a 'Gold Level' status for providing over 15,000 hours of volunteer service globally for the 2013-2014 year.

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February 26, 2015

ACCA USA and Pace University launch first ACCA accreditation program in the U.S.

ACCA USA - the US arm of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants - and Pace University announced today a landmark partnership linking ACCA’s globally recognized qualification program to both graduate and undergraduate coursework at the New York institution.

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February 25, 2015

Accounting Degree Review ranks the 30 most affordable residential master's programs for 2015

Accounting Degree Review, an online resource for accounting education and related topics, recently published their 30 most affordable residential master's programs in accounting for 2015.

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February 24, 2015

PwC to host live webcast on women's leadership

The live webcast is scheduled to take place at 9:30am PT/12:30pm ET/17:30pm GMT, and is part of the Aspire to Lead: The PwC Women’s Leadership Series, which includes a number of programs and workshops designed to provide university students and new professionals with the tools to help them build lasting leadership skills.

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February 23, 2015

Social business actually works

It won’t happen overnight, but I guarantee if you give social a chance, you will see similar events unfolding for you as well.

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KPMG's ACA Intensive Programme wins 'Innovation in Accountancy' award

Earlier this month, BPP Professional Education Group and KPMG’s joint ACA Intensive Programme won the PQ Magazine 2015 award for Innovation in Accountancy.

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February 20, 2015

Thomson Reuters Checkpoint releases special report on the President’s fiscal year 2016 budget

Thomson Reuters Checkpoint released a special report on Tuesday, entitled President’s Fiscal Year 2016 Budget. The President’s budget contains a host of individual and business tax proposals. This report examines some of the budget’s highlights, including the President’s strategy to strengthen the middle class and help working families.

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