To help increase the number of CPAs from diverse backgrounds teaching and serving as role models at the college and university level, the AICPA has awarded 22 scholars the Minority Doctoral Fellowship, the Institute announced on Tuesday.
The AICPA endorsed permanent disaster tax relief provisions in Title III of the National Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2015, H.R. 3110 and S. 1795, in letters to the sponsors of the legislation on Sept. 24 and Sept. 28, the Institute announced on Monday.
According to a recent Accountemps survey, a significant majority (84 percent) of professionals polled said they typically pose their own questions when meeting with hiring managers. However, some of the questions posed among respondents were problematic.
This past spring, ConvergenceCoaching conducted their 2015 "Anytime, Anywhere Work Survey" and published the results on their blog. The survey asked various firms to share the positive and negative results they experienced as a result of flexible work programs, and on Thursday, Convergence posted the various feedback that their participants shared.
Councilor, Buchanan & Mitchell, P.C. (CBM), a full-service CPA and business advisory firm with offices in Bethesda, Maryland, and Washington, DC, announced on Wednesday that their 2nd Annual School Supplies Drive resulted in a 66 percent increase in donations over last year.
Since 2003, the Long island Fight for Charity has featured business professionals who want to give back to their community in a unique way. Fight for Charity is the only event of its type in the country in which businesspeople step into the boxing ring to fight in order to sustain important charity programs.
The AICPA announced the four recipients of the 2015-2016 AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship award on Wednesday. The award, part of the AICPA's Legacy Scholars program, is given annually to undergraduate and graduate-level accounting students who plan to pursue their CPA license.
Working Mother magazine announced on Tuesday their 2015 Working Mother 100 Best Companies. The list salutes companies committed to progressive workplace programs, including advancement of women, flexibility, child care and paid parental leave.
The Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) will honor the Michigan recipients of the AICPA 2015 Women to Watch Award at its annual Awards Dinner on Sept. 30. The MICPA Women’s Initiatives Task Force selected three MICPA members to receive the AICPA’s Women to Watch Experienced Leader Award and one to receive the Emerging Leader Award.
PricewaterhouseCoopers, the global consulting and accounting firm, announced Tuesday that it will begin to help its junior-level employees pay back their student loans. Starting next July, all of PwC’s associates and senior associates—approximately 45 percent of the firm's 46,000 employees, from entry-level to six years of experience—will become eligible to receive as much as $1,200 a year for up to six years toward their student loans.