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November 13, 2015

Thomson Reuters announces winners of second annual 'Taxologist Awards'

Thomson Reuters has announced the winners of their second annual Taxologist Awards - a program that recognizes exceptional tax departments and professionals who impact their firms through tax technology.

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November 12, 2015

One-third of college grads will live at home due to loan debt, AICPA survey finds

The findings from an August 2015 online Harris poll, conducted on behalf of the AICPA, has found that 37 percent of students claimed they'd have to live with their parents post-graduation or take a job outside their field of study. The poll was conducted among 751 college students who enrolled in fall of 2015. …

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November 11, 2015

TaxTalent releases 2016 'Top in Tax Survey' ranking best schools for tax career

TaxTalent, the online career and development portal for tax professionals, has announced the results of its 2016 Top in Tax Survey. The Survey annually ranks the best U.S. Undergraduate, Graduate and Legal programs from the tax employers' perspective. The final results are based on responses from 155 current U.S. heads of tax of in-house corporate tax departments, surveyed throughout an eight-week period.

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November 10, 2015

AICPA and CIMA expand lifelong learning site with competencies in accounting and auditing

The AICPA and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) announced on Tuesday that they have expanded their professional learning and development website to include competencies in financial accounting and reporting, including assurance, as part of a bigger effort to increase lifelong learning in the accounting profession.

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Majority of Millennials seek job loyalty, work/life balance, says Boston College survey

The Boston College Center for Work & Family (BCCWF) recently released a new survey polling more than 1,100 young adults, aged 22-35, on how those young adults navigate their careers. The survey, How Millennials Navigate Their Careers: Young Adult Views on Work, Life and Success, provides insight into the career desires of the millennial workforce, and seeks to help employers understand what drives them in their work environments.

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November 9, 2015

AICPA honors top young CPAs in forensics and valuation with first annual 'Standing Ovation' honors

The AICPA has honored 32 CPAs, ages 40 and under, for their contributions to the areas of forensic accounting and business valuation with the first annual Standing Ovation Recognition Program, which recognizes the best young CPAs in various specialty credential areas.

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Deloitte renews support of City Year as 'National Strategy and Innovation Sponsor'

City Year and Deloitte announced last week that Deloitte is renewing its title as City Year's "National Strategy and Innovation Sponsor" for 2016, with a total investment of more than $1.1 million in cash and pro-bono consulting services.

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November 6, 2015

AICPA's Women's Leadership Summit, Nov. 12-13 in SF, to feature finance trailblazers

Women make up approximately half of all new accounting grads, but are still statistically underrepresented at the partner and other leadership levels. The AICPA's Global Women’s Leadership Summit, held Nov. 12 - 13 2015 at the Hilton San Francisco, looks to help women in the accounting and finance fields develop key business skills and maximize networking and mentoring opportunities to boost their careers.

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November 5, 2015

AICPA’s ‘Start Here, Go Places’ site redesigned for High School educators

The AICPA announced on Thursday the relaunch of their Start Here, Go Places website, a free online resource created to inform high school students about the range of careers in accounting.

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How to fire “D” clients

Last month, we talked about the fact that workload compression is forcing us to change and modify our staffing models, but in many cases, we’re still barely making it through tax deadlines. As we come to grips with the fact that staffing will remain a key challenge for the foreseeable future, we’re forced to look elsewhere for solutions to making it through crunch periods.

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