CALIFORNIA

VPTax Inc. moved its headquarters to a larger space in Burlingame.

GEORGIA

TaxConnex released its fourth installment of “Sales Tax Handbook: A Guide to Sales Tax Laws and Current Issues.

ILLINOIS

Brown Gibbons Lang & Company has relocated its Chicago office to 980 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1880 on the 18th floor of One Magnificent Mile. …Brown CPA Group Ltd. has moved its office to 630 Dundee Road, Suite 100, Northbrook, IL 60062. CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business, has introduced the CCH 2013 Fiscal Cliff Estimator, a new tool to help taxpayers and their advisors stay a step ahead of fiscal cliff negotiations in Congress. It provides a distinct tax planning advantage by comparing a taxpayer’s 2012 tax liability against various pending tax packages currently being debated – including the latest tax proposals from the White House and Congress, the potential full extension of the Bush-era tax cuts, as well as their possible expiration at the end of the year. The tool is available via the CCH IntelliConnect research platform as well as CCH MobileTM.

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Commercial Logic, Hanover, released the Hosted Solution for PowerPM. The upgrade allows firms to access their PowerPM database anytime from any location. To find out more, contact Peter D. Coburn, info@cli-usa.com, 603.643.1900.

NEW JERSEY

Friedman LLP has relocated its Marlton office to 301 Lippincott Drive, 4th Floor Marlton, N.J. 08053 Phone: 856-830-1600

NEW YORK

KPMG International, New York, published a new report New Light on Old Truths: Consumer protection and good business sense.” The report digs deep into the heightened regulatory zeal over consumer protection in financial services requires senior executives in banking, insurance and investment management to re-evaluate their core strategies…. WeiserMazars LLP released its annual 2012 Insurance Finance Leadership Study of Chief Financial Officers. The study found that 66 percent of high-performing insurance companies (those with return on capital higher than 10 percent) close their books in less than 15 days while only 33 percent of low performers (those with ROC lower than 10 percent) met that timeline. Insurance companies making the proper investment in their finance infrastructure used higher quality data, thereby making their departments more efficient and freeing them up to provide more insightful analysis to positively impact business decisions. … The Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters has enhanced its NetClient CS client portal platform which will make the portals easier for clients to use and extend them to mobile devices. … Rothstein Kass published “More Planning, Greater Success,” a report exploring the key factors contributing to the satisfaction of former business owners after the sale of their companies. The study of 116 ex-business owners of small to middle-market companies found that only one in 10 former business owners (10 percent) were highly satisfied with the process of selling their company, and more than half (54 percent) were dissatisfied. For a copy of the report, please contact Meredith Jones at mjones@rkco.com …The New York office of CBIZ MHM LLC, donated 20,000 pounds of food to the Food Bank For New York City, exceeding last year’s efforts by more than 3,000 pounds of food.

OHIO

Grant Thornton LLP has relocated its Cleveland offices to One Cleveland Center, 1375 E. 9th Street. The total space leased is 19,200 square feet.

 

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