Inside Views

  • CliftonLarsonAllen's CLA Foundation awards $300,000 in second annual grant cycle

    September 19, 2016

    Professional services firm CliftonLarsonAllen's CLA Foundation recently completed their second grant cycle last month, awarding $300,000 to 17 organizations across the country that share its mission of "promot[ing] and support[ing] diverse individuals and organizations by connecting networks, advancing work readiness, and creating career opportunities."

  • Holiday Gadget Preview

    September 16, 2016

    Accountants, like everybody else, are entitled to some fun and relaxation, and an upcoming array of holiday gift gadgets promises to provide some fun later this year.

  • Caleb Jenkins recognized as youngest honoree of CPA Practice Advisor's 40 Under 40 Awards

    September 16, 2016

    CPA Practice Advisor recently announced the honorees of their 2016 "40 Under 40 Awards," an annual program that looks to recognize and honor young leaders shaping the accounting and tax profession. Amongst those chosen this year was Caleb Jenkins, 22, of RLJ Financial Services, who is now the youngest person to be honored by the program.

  • NYSSCPA honors James Bowers with 2016 Urbach CPA Community Builders Award

    September 16, 2016

    The New York State Society of CPAs announced this week that James Bowers, Syracuse-based CPA and NYSSCPA member, has been awarded the 2016 Urbach CPA Community Builders Award in honor of working with multiple nonprofits throughout his career.

  • Pre-Tax Season Checklist

    September 15, 2016

    For many preparers, checklists have replaced the cumbersome organizers, which most clients never completed anyway. But as we draw closer to year’s end, many preparers should be thinking about the things they need to pay attention to before filing season begins.

  • Two members of La. firm Postlethwaite & Netterville win CPA.com's 2016 'Innovative Practitioners' award

    September 15, 2016

    CPA.com announced this week that Caitlin Lacher and Rachael Higginbotham, both representing Louisiana accounting and business advisory firm Postlethwaite & Netterville, have been named winners of the Innovative Practitioners 2016 Award. The annual award looks to recognize innovations in process, services or technology implementation in public accounting firms.

  • Cybercrime and the CPA

    September 14, 2016

    Cybercrime is now the second most reported economic crime worldwide and has negatively affected at least a third of all U.S. companies.

  • Citrin Cooperman announces pilot of new 'Business Alliance' for member firms

    September 14, 2016

    Top 100 firm accounting, tax, and business consulting firm Citrin Cooperman announced on Wednesday the pilot of a new program, dubbed the Citrin Cooperman Business Alliance.

  • EY Sees Disparities in Financial Wellness

    September 14, 2016

    Ernst & Young has released the results of a new survey on financial wellness, indicating that many people have no idea how much they will need to retire.

  • Internal Auditor Magazine announces winner of third essay contest

    September 13, 2016

    Internal Auditor Magazine announced this week that Angela Obolsky, a master’s degree-candidate from Texas A&M University, is the most recent winner of the publication's ongoing essay contest.