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February 3, 2014

Intuit Awards Super Bowl Commercial to Small Business

QuickBooks maker Intuit ran a commercial during the Super Bowl on Sunday to promote a local small business. The winner of the competition for the 30-second ad was GoldieBlox, a startup company based in Oakland, Calif., whose toys aim to inspire young girls to become engineers.

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January 28, 2014

Big Super Bowl Payoff Expected for NY, NJ and NFL

PricewaterhouseCoopers is anticipating that Super Bowl XLVIII will generate over $210 million in direct spending in the New York and New Jersey area, though the revenue generated by the Super Bowl and other pro football activities is leading some to question the NFLís nonprofit, tax-exempt status.

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January 22, 2014

FASB’s Latest Changes Make Life a Little Easier for Private Company Accountants

The new updates that the Financial Accounting Standards Board has just released for goodwill and interest rate swaps make good on its promise to follow up on the suggestions of the Private Company Council that FASBís parent organization, the Financial Accounting Foundation, established less than two years ago.

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January 17, 2014

Cindy Fornelli Becomes a LinkedIn Influencer

Cindy Fornelli, the executive director of the Center for Audit Quality, has long been an influential person in the accounting profession and is a perennial member of Accounting Todayís annual list of the Top 100 Most Influential People.

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IMA Endorses More University Accounting Programs

The Institute of Management Accountants has recently endorsed the undergraduate accounting programs at Michigan State University and Brigham Young University, joining Pennsylvania State University and Washington State University Vancouver, whose programs have already been endorsed by the IMA.

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January 16, 2014

Fortune Lists Accounting Firms among Best Companies to Work For

The annual Fortune magazine list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For includes a handful of accounting firms among the rankings for 2014.

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January 9, 2014

Ernst & Young Reaches Out to Minority Students

Ernst & Youngís global chairman and CEO, Mark Weinberger, highlighted the advantages of a career in accounting and tax to college students from diverse backgrounds at an event in New York on Thursday.

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January 2, 2014

Making Sure Your Data is Backed Up

I learned an important lesson in data backup not long ago.

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December 26, 2013

Tax Planning for the New Year

Even though taxpayers arenít facing the prospect of a looming fiscal cliff and a potential jump in income tax rates next year, there are still plenty of issues to contend with in the New Year.

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December 20, 2013

Hotel and Motel Owners Ready to Reserve Accounting Services

Thereís a vacancy at many hotels and motels that have room for a good accounting firm, according to a new report.

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