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December 05, 2016 - Las Vegas
This year’s Digital CPA Conference, sponsored by CPA.com and the American Institute of CPAs, is designed to offer insight and resources to help firm leaders set goals, spot trends and identify strengths as they build their client accounting services practices. This year’s Digital CPA will be co-located with the fall meeting of the Information Technology Alliance, an influential group of CPA firm technology experts, vendors and value-added resellers. Members of the two conferences will be able to attend the others’ keynotes and networking sessions. The conferences will be held Dec. 5-7, 2016, at the M Resort Spa Casino in Las Vegas. For more information, visit www.digitalcpa.com.
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Clients may seek out accountants and tax professionals because they need help with something they can’t do themselves. But if these professionals are limiting those interactions to just tax returns, they may be missing an important opportunity to show their value and deepen client relationships. Wealth management services provide accountants and tax professionals with a way to demonstrate even greater value. Read on to learn more.

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In the heat of August, the Accountants Confidence Index continued to melt, with the short-term index indicating expectations of contraction in the economy. The ACI, published in partnership with...
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The move is inevitable, so you’ll want to make the most of it. This special report outlines the benefits of the cloud, details the new niches and services it makes possible, and shares real-life transition strategies.

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The thought leaders, visionaries, regulators, and others who are shaping the profession.

Clarifications/corrections: This year's list gave the wrong Twitter handle for Illinois' Todd Shapiro; the correct handle is @Todd_ICPAS. In addition, it neglected to mention that BDO's Wayne Berson is a member of the Governing Board of the Center for Audit Quality.

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August 23, 2016 - Rosemont, Ill.

The 2016 Midwest Accounting & Finance Showcase, sponsored by the Illinois CPA Society, is the largest state CPA Show in the U.S., attracting 2,000 CPAs and finance professionals from Illinois and surrounding states and 100 exhibiting companies.

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Accounting software vendors are surrounding their solutions with “ecosystems” of third-party apps that let users access more services and more customized solutions. This report looks at how accountants are making the most of them to better serve clients in a host of niches.

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After two months of rises, the Accountants Confidence Index took a dip this month. The ACI, published in partnership with ADP, is a monthly economic indicator that leverages the insights of...
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July 13, 2016 - New York

An audience of 1,100 New York CPAs and accounting professionals is expected to attend the 8th annual event.

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This annual report ranks the top resellers in the accounting space, and dives into the major issues they’re facing, as well as their strategies for success.

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Between cloud-based accounting software and a range of new business models, leading accounting firms are finding new, more profitable ways to serve their clients.

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Following up on last month's rebound, the Accountants Confidence Index saw a rise for a second month in a row. The ACI, published in partnership with ADP, is a monthly economic indicator that...
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Sole proprietors: Let your accounting firm’s life stages drive your growth strategy. View this infographic to learn more.

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June 21, 2016 - Hollywood, Fla.

The National Association of Black Accountants is holding its annual conference and expo at the Diplomat Resort & Spa Hotel in Hollywood, Fla., on June 22-24, 2016, with Leadership Development Institutes on June 21 and the NABA Day of Service and Family Fun Day on June 25.

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June 21, 2016 - Las Vegas

Office Tools' annual conference will feature guest speakers, accounting professionals and Office Tools staff conducting live, group presentations on how to develop best practices for accounting firms.

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This annual report ranks the top CPA financial planners by assets under management, and shares their concerns, major issues and success strategies.

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What will your tax practice be like in five years? Most likely it will involve more specialties – and much more technology, according to this special report.

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After three months of downward momentum, the Accountants Confidence Index saw something of a rebound this month. The ACI, published in partnership with ADP, is a monthly economic indicator that...
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May 18, 2016 - Secaucus, N.J.

The 22nd annual largest meeting of CPAs, sponsored by the New Jersey Society of CPAs, is set to take place at the Meadowlands Expo Center in Secaucus, N.J., from May 18-19, featuring a keynote speech by Frank Abagnale, the con man portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio in "Catch Me If You Can."

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When you think about offering financial services to your tax clients, it’s wise to draw on the experience of other accountants who have taken a similar journey. Some strategies have proven to be more effective at helping you move your practice to the next level. Read on to find out more. 

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Confidence Index
The Accountants Confidence Index continued its slow downward slide this month. The ACI, published in partnership with ADP, is a monthly economic indicator that leverages the insights of accountants...
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This special report offers a guide to the new models and new possibilities for the accounting profession being created by the technological revolution online.

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This annual special report features in-depth profiles of four of the most successful public accounting firms in the country, sharing their strategies for growth and their unique approaches to the issues facing firms of all sizes.

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April 25, 2016 - San Francisco

Discussion of recent audit quality findings by the U.S. Department of Labor will be a highlight of the upcoming 2016 Employee Benefit Plans Annual Audit Conference.

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Confidence Index
The Accountants Confidence Index dropped a very little bit from last month, but remained divided, expecting contraction in the short term and growth in the mid-term. The ACI, published in...
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An updated formula combines new technologies and new business models to make payroll a new profit center.

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The Accountants Confidence Index ticked upward in both the short- and the mid-term, though there remain significant pockets of concern. The ACI, published in partnership with ADP, is a monthly...
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Tax season provides a great opportunity to not only manage your clients' tax return, but to leverage those returns to gain powerful insight into their financial lives—insight that could prove valuable if you are considering offering clients additional financial services beyond tax prep. Read one to learn more.

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Tips for landing your ideal financial services client. View this infographic to learn more.

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With small businesses finding it harder and harder to get loans from traditional sources, a whole new crop of alternative sources of financing are popping up – and many want to work with accountants.

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Our annual ranking of the largest firms across the country and in individual regions offers a host of benchmarking data, as well as strategies and advice from the most successful firms.

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The Accountants Confidence Index started off the year with a dip, in both short-term and the mid-term expectations. The ACI, published in partnership with ADP, is a monthly economic indicator that...
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February 11, 2016 - Washington, D.C.

The Tax Council Policy Institute will hold its 17th Annual Tax Policy & Practice Symposium on Feb 11-12, 2016, in Washington, D.C.

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Launching A Financial Services Practice

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As they grow more sophisticated, nonprofit organizations of all kinds are looking for more from their accounting tools – and from their advisors. This report looks at trends in both areas, and how accountants can serve their clients better.

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The Accountants Confidence Index drifted up slightly for January, with both the short-term and the mid-term figures above 50. The ACI, published in partnership with ADP, is a monthly economic...
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January 28, 2016 - Costa Mesa, Calif.

CalCPA Education Foundation is holding its annual Advanced Estate Planning Institute Jan. 28-29 to address changes in estate planning that CPAs need to know.

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January 20, 2016 - Las Vegas

For 15 years, the Winning Is Everything conference has been a venue for partners in the industry to come together, brainstorm, and inspire one another

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January 18, 2016 - Las Vegas

Maximizing a global portfolio in uncertain times, the impact of cybersecurity on financial planning, developing new strategies for outliving assets in retirement, and understanding important upcoming IRS regulatory developments are among the nearly 60 different sessions to be presented at the 2016 AICPA Advanced Personal Financial Planning Conference

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With filing due to start on January 20, the countdown clock is ticking – our special report will help tax preparers get ready for 2016 issues like the ACA and ID theft, and offers tips on making the most of new technologies.

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The Accountants Confidence Index split the difference this month, with the short-term index rising slightly, and the mid-term measurement dropping just a hair. The ACI, published in partnership...
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December 07, 2015 - Las Vegas

CPA.com and the American Institute of CPAs founded the Digital CPA Conference on a simple premise: disruptive technologies are transforming the accounting profession, and innovation offers an opportunity to build thriving CPA firms of the future.

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A primer on what to expect in the next 12 months, with insights from industry experts, and results from a survey of over 600 firms of their plans for 2016.

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Check out the 100 greatest workplaces in accounting – the small, midsized and large firms that establishing the best practices the profession needs to employ to recruit and retain the best.…

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Confidence Index
The Accountants Confidence Index straddled the line that separates growth and contraction this month, with the mid-term showing growth and the short-term forecasting a very slight contraction. The...
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Soon, you’ll be entering the labyrinth of tax season – this special report can be your guide to the legislative, regulatory, logistical and technological twists and turns you’ll face in 2016.

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The Accountants Confidence Index continued to rise again this month, in both the mid-term and the short-term, perhaps reflecting the respondents' move from the summer doldrum to the busier fall...
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Payroll isn’t just an add-on anymore – it’s a path to a whole range of other services. This special report looks at how accountants are integrating it into the practices, and the new opportunities it’s leading them to.

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For accountants and tax professionals, an expansion into offering financial services is an excellent added value that deepens client relationships, encourages retention and is ultimately a driver of revenue growth. But without the right partner, training and support, it can be a big undertaking full of challenges. 

Download this whitepaper to learn more.…

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Confidence Index
After a few months of ups and downs, the Accountants Confidence Index rose again this month, in both the mid-term and the short-term. The ACI, published in partnership with ADP, is a monthly...
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The special report looks at the different stages of cloud adoption among accounting firms, and why they should be thinking of moving up.

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Our annual listing of the change-makers and thought leaders who are shaping the profession.

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August 26, 2015 - Rosemont, Ill.

The Illinois CPA Society is hosting the annual Midwest Accounting & Finance Showcase, the largest state CPA show in the U.S., attracting 2,000 CPAs and finance professionals from Illinois and surrounding states and 100 exhibiting companies.

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Confidence Index
After a steep drop last month, the Accountants Confidence Index levelled off this month, with both the short-term and mid-term measurements drooping slightly. The ACI, published in partnership with...
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Our annual ranking of the leading CPA financial planners by assets under management also shares their major concerns and their strategies for dealing with their most pressing issues, from the rise of robo-advisors to keeping their clients in line.

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Confidence Index
After bouncing up in May, the Accountants Confidence Index dropped right back down in June, with both the short-term and mid-term measurements drooping. The ACI, published in partnership with ADP,...
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Our annual ranking of the leading resellers and implementers in the accounting space, all with the strategies they’re using to succeed in a more competitive world.

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After dipping in April, the Accountants Confidence Index bounced up in May, with both the short-term and mid-term measurements rising. The ACI, published in partnership with ADP, is a monthly...
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June 23, 2015

Accounting Today and the National Conference of CPA Practitioners present Accounting Technology Forum 2015 on June 23-24.

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June 18, 2015

This online career summit from AccountingFly and Accounting Today will connect you with your next accounting career opportunity without having to leave your home or office.

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June 04, 2015

Are tattoos and piercings acceptable in today’s workplace?

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New technologies and new regulations are fast reshaping today’s tax practices; this special report looks at what tax professionals need to do to keep up – and to make the most of these changes in the future.

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In surveys on how the public regards various categories of service providers, accounting professionals typically land high on the trustworthy rankings. For that reason, clients generally are willing to discuss and seek advice from you on sensitive personal financial topics that go well beyond the scope of their immediate tax or investing concerns. Being able to help guide them with money issues surrounding marriage, retirement, long-term care and estate planning deepens your relationship with clients. The purpose of this eBook is to provide you with insights from technical experts at HD Vest Financial Services and Accounting Today that will broaden and deepen your understanding these topics with the ultimate aim of allowing you to make your clients ready for whatever faces them in the future.

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May 27, 2015 - New Orleans

The 2015 SuperConference is the leading practice management and niche growth event in the accounting industry.

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Confidence Index
In April, the Accountants Confidence Index gave back the gains it made in March, dropping two points to almost exactly the same level as in February. Both the short-term and mid-term ACIs were...
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May 07, 2015 - Online

The Ultimate Accounting vCon, the longest running virtual accounting conference in the industry, will be held May 7-8, 2015.

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As a follow-up to our annual ranking of the Top 100 Firms, we go inside four of the most dynamic firms on the list to uncover their success strategies.

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As the accounting profession reaches a tipping point in cloud adoption, this special report debunks some of the more pernicious myths surrounding this technology, and points the way for firms to make the most of it.

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After retrenchment in the last two months, the short-term and mid-term ACIs shot up by more than two points each, both driven by extremely strong rises in our panelists' predictions for growth at...
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When it’s automated by technology, streamlined by the cloud, and integrated into your practice, payroll can be a profit center. Pioneering firms and experts share how in this special report.

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The cloud has revolutionized client accounting services, turning them into a serious profit center and a way to build deeper, more valuable relationships with your business clients. This report looks into the opportunities available, and how firms can make the most of them.

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Our annual ranking of the largest firms across the country and in individual regions offers a host of benchmarking data, as well as strategies and advice from the most successful firms. Notes: On further clarification, KatzAbosh reported slightly lower revenue figures, and did not qualify for this year's Regional Leaders list.

Also, Crowe Horwath's revenue figure is marked incorrectly as an estimate; it is a hard figure, and also represents a $48.1 million decrease in revenue due to a divestiture.

Abdo, Eick & Meyers' personnel figures are different than those reported: its number of partners is 15, its number of professionals is 105, and its total number of employees is 125.

This is not Yeo & Yeo's first appearance in the Top 100; the firm was on the list previously from 2000-2005.

Finally, in the "Leaders in MAS" chart on page 5, McGladrey and Grant Thornton were inadvertently reversed; Grant Thornton should be at No. 5.

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After February's retrenchment, the short-term and mid-term ACIs continued that moderation in March, dropping slighly -- though they remained comfortably in positive territory. The ACI, published in...
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February 12, 2015 - Washington, D.C.

The Tax Council Policy Institute will host its 16th Annual Tax Policy and Practice Symposium on February 12-13, 2015,

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February 04, 2015 - Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

Now in its eleventh year, this forum will address the latest developments and issues in key areas of state and local taxes enhanced through interactive technologies.

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After three months trending upward, the short-term and mid-term ACIs both retrenched slightly in the first month of the year -- though they remained comfortably in positive territory. The ACI,...
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January 28, 2015 - Las Vegas

In today’s competitive marketplace, successful practice management demands that we consistently raise the bar.

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Serving the not-for-profit niche can be a great complement to your regular practice – but it’s not as easy as it seems. Our special report looks at the complex needs of this unique client base, and what it takes to serve them.

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Confidence Index
After rising in November, the short-term and mid-term ACI readings both continued their upward trend in December, with the short-term and the long-term readings both both comfortably in positive...
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Our annual guide to the issues, tips and strategies you’ll need to make it through to April 15.

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After levelling off in October, the short-term and mid-term ACI readings both rose in November, with the short-term reading just barely nudging into positive territory. The ACI, published in...
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The short-term and mid-term ACI readings both levelled off in October, with the short-term reading still indicating expectations of contraction. The ACI, published in partnership with ADP, is a...
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December 07, 2014

CPA2Biz, the technology subsidiary of the American Institute of CPAs, and the Information Technology Alliance, an independent professional association comprising most of the nation’s top 30 accounting firms, technology consultants and technology vendors serving the accounting profession, will jointly host events on December 7-10 at the Gaylord National in Washington, D.C.

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Our annual report on the best workplaces in accounting, including rankings by size categories, and in-depth profiles of the top firms.

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December 04, 2014 - Washington, D.C.

Join Timothy D. Hauser, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program Operations of the Employee Benefits Security Administration at the U.S. Department of Labor, and Ian Dingwall, EBSA’s Chief Accountant, for a discussion about the latest standards and regulations governing audits of employee benefit plans.

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December 04, 2014

KPMG’s 24th Annual Accounting and Financial Reporting Symposium provides corporate executives with the latest insights, thought leadership and newest information on critical issues and developments affecting financial decision making, including year-end reporting activities.

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November 19, 2014

Sponsored by the New York State Society of CPAs, this is New York City’s most unique entertainment-industry business conference of the year.

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November 17, 2014

Financial Executives International's annual Current Financial Reporting Issues Conference provides access to today's foremost financial thought leaders.

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November 12, 2014

The ACA poses many complicated challenges to small businesses of all kinds, and while some components of the ACA are not applicable to every business, it can be difficult to keep track of compliance responsibilities.

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November 05, 2014 - National Harbor, Md.

Thomson Reuters is hosting its 34th annual users conference for tax and accounting professionals.

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Each tax season presents its own set of issues, and as our new special report makes clear, 2015 looks set to be dominated by the ramifications of the Affordable Care Act, with tax preparers stuck squarely in the middle between lawmakers and taxpayers.

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November 02, 2014

Accounting Today will be holding its annual Growth & Profitability Summit at the Boca Raton Resort & Club on November 2-4, 2014.

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October 28, 2014 - New York

The New York State Society of CPAs's Foundation for Accounting Education will be hosting a conference where accountants can hear guidance from SEC, PCAOB and FASB officials.

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October 26, 2014 - Orlando

This year's conference is dedicated to giving you the tools, resources and solutions you need to help you grow, manage and protect your business.

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October 23, 2014 - Seattle

The Washington Society of CPAs is hosting its annual conference to help CPAs with construction industry clients.

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October 21, 2014 - San Jose, Calif.

NBA legend Magic Johnson, lifestyle entrepreneur Martha Stewart, venture capitalist Marc Andreesen and editor-in-chief of Huffington Post Arianna Huffington have been added to the list of featured speakers at Intuit’s QuickBooks Connect conference.

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Confidence Index
The short-term and mid-term ACI readings both declined again in September, with the short-term reading indicating expectations of contraction. The ACI, published in partnership with ADP, is a...
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Our annual list of outstanding firm leaders profiles 10 managing partners who are leading their organizations to new levels of success.

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Automation has made payroll a much more profitable service for accountants – and it’s leading more and more firms into a wider world of “adjacent” services, from HR to staffing to benefits administration.

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Confidence Index
The short-term and mid-term ACI readings remained in sync in September, though this month that meant that they both declined. The ACI, published in partnership with ADP, is a monthly economic...
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September 17, 2014 - San Diego

Cloud Summit 2014 is the 5th annual cloud computing conference for professional practices and small businesses offering CPE credits, an all-star lineup of cloud implementation educators and one-on-one user trainings for the top-rated cloud computing solutions.

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September 15, 2014 - Online

A free online global conference that explores the role finance professionals will play in building a stronger and sustainable global economy.

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September 15, 2014 - Bellevue, Wash.

Join technologists, developers, consultants and project managers at the 3rd annual XBRL Data Forum, a workshop to share ideas, and learn new technologies and techniques in working with structured data and databases.

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September 08, 2014 - National Harbor, Md.

FASB chairman Russell Golden will give an update on FASB projects, including joint projects with the IASB, at this conference, which also features officials from the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, the Federal Reserve Board, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

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Our annual list of the thought leaders and change-makers who are reshaping the professional landscaping is one of our most-read – and controversial – reports of the year.

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August 27, 2014 - Chicago

The 2014 Midwest Accounting & Finance Showcase is the largest state CPA Show in the U.S., attracting 2,000 CPAs and finance professionals from Illinois and surrounding states and 100 exhibiting companies.

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The short-term and mid-term ACI readings got back into sync in August, with both heading upward after diverging in July. The ACI, published in partnership with ADP, is a monthly economic indicator...
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August 18, 2014 - Kansas City, Mo.

The Boomer Technology Circles are celebrating their 15th anniversary this year, with the Boomer Technology Circles Summit gathering high-performance firms together to interact with one another and discover value-added solutions from the industry's best providers.

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August 14, 2014 - Online

Accountingfly's online career summit will connect you with your next accounting career opportunity without having to leave your home or office.

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Our annual report ranks CPA financial planners by assets under management – and also looks at some of the most important issues they’re facing, as well as the strategies they’re employing to overcome them.

Correction: ShankerValleau is listed twice; the correct entry is for $195 million in AUM.

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July 28, 2014 - Las Vegas

This year's Sage Summit features an all-star lineup of speakers, including Karl Rove, the former deputy chief of staff and senior advisor to former President George W. Bush; Robert Gibbs, the former White House press secretary and longtime advisor to President Barack Obama; Biz Stone, a co-founder of Twitter and current CEO of Jelly Inc.; NBA basketball star Magic Johnson, chairman and CEO of Magic Johnson Enterprises; and Golden Globe-nominated actress Jessica Alba, co-founder of the Honest Company.

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July 24, 2014 - Online

Two female CPAs is hosting a virtual conference for sole practitioners and small accounting firms.

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July 17, 2014 - Springfield, Ill.

The Illinois CPA Society is hosting a pair of conferences on tax issues for practitioners.

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July 16, 2014 - New York

A trip of top leaders from three of the world’s most influential financial institutions will share their insights and outlook for the global economy and financial markets during a conference hosted by the New York State Society of CPAs.

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The short-term and mid-term ACI readings headed in different directions this month, though both remain positive. The ACI, published in partnership with ADP, is a monthly economic indicator that...
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July 09, 2014 - New York

The New York State Society of CPAs will be featuring Camille Siano Enders, the Taxpayer Rights Advocate at the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, at its Tax Planning for Individuals Conference.

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Our annual report ranks the biggest resellers of accounting software by revenue – and also looks into their strategies for success, and why the “VAR” moniker may soon be a thing of the past.

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June 26, 2014

The American Women's Society of CPAs is holding its annual conference, featuring former FASB chair Leslie Seidman.

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June 25, 2014

Whether you are new to international business or have some experience operating outside the U.S., taking that first step can be daunting. This half-day program will introduce you to the basic financing, tax and legal considerations you need to know about when doing business globally.

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June 24, 2014 - Woodbury, N.Y.

Accounting Today and the Nassau/Suffolk Chapter of the National Conference of CPA Practitioners' Long Island Tax Professionals Symposium present Accounting Technology Forum 2014.

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June 21, 2014 - Minneapolis

IMA’s 95th Annual Conference & Exposition features distinguished speakers and engaging events tailored to accountants and financial professionals looking for continuing education, networking and career advancement.

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June 15, 2014 - San Antonio, Texas

Scaling New Heights is an Intuit-centric training experience that focuses on practical, cutting edge professional education, fostering networking relationships among the most successful QuickBooks consultants in the country and providing resources that empower consultants to grow their practices, expand their consulting services (e.g. by adopting software developed by you), master Intuit products, and maximize professional relationships.

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June 15, 2014

The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners is holding its annual anti-fraud conference in San Antonio, Texas, this year.

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After several months of decline -- and two months of predicting contraction in the short-term -- our Accountants Confidence Index sharply rebounded. The ACI, published in partnership with ADP, is a...
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June 09, 2014 - Orlando

The 2014 XBRL International Conference provides thought leadership, best practices, and working sessions on government and regulatory reporting, Standardized Business Reporting, corporate actions processing and corporate financial data.

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June 09, 2014 - Las Vegas

The 2014 Practitioners Symposium and TECH+ Conference will help you define a clear path for the future by providing you the latest learning, tools and technological information to keep you on the cutting edge.

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June 04, 2014 - Online

Are American business owners confident they understand the Affordable Care Act?

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June 02, 2014

The 2014 California Accounting & Business Show & Conference, sponsored by the CalCPA Education Foundation, is the 30th annual largest meeting of CPAs in California each year.

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Few traditional areas of accounting have been as radically changed by technology as the tax practice – and the changes are still coming. Our special report looks at the tools that will make the tax office of tomorrow completely different, and more profitable than ever.

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May 22, 2014 - Chicago

The Illinois CPA Society is hosting a conference on business valuation services.

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May 20, 2014

The Illinois CPA Society is hosting a conference on estate and gift taxes.

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May 20, 2014 - Austi, Texas

Registration for the 2014 Association for Accounting Marketing (AAM) Summit is now open. This educational and networking event will be held May 20- 23, 2014 at the Hilton in Austin, Texas and is expected to draw more than 400 marketing professionals in the accounting industry from across the United States.

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May 14, 2014

2014 New Jersey Accounting, Business & Technology Show, sponsored by the New Jersey Society of CPAs, is the 20th annual largest meeting of CPAs in New Jersey each year.

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Our Accountants Confidence Index remained split between growth and contraction, after the short-term outlook dipped into the negative last month. The ACI, created in partnership with ADP, is a...
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Our Accountants Confidence Index split between growth and contraction, with the short-term outlook particularly grim. The ACI, created in partnership with ADP, is a monthly economic indicator that...
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May 07, 2014 - Online

An AICPA webinar offers insights into the tax and fee aspects of health care reform, and more.

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April 30, 2014 - New York

This New York marketplace for accounting technology, computer hardware and software, financial services, will serve a need for the accounting and business community.

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April 30, 2014 - Seattle

Sales tax compliance software developer Avalara is bringing together a host of nationally recognized experts on digital products, federal legislation, and sales and use tax compliance at Horizons 2014, a first-of-its-kind tax symposium that will address the most pressing issues facing today's digital marketplace.

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Our Accountants Confidence Index remained positive but dipped even closer to contraction, with the short-term outlook particularly grim. The ACI, created in partnership with ADP, is a monthly...
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March 19, 2014 - Online

With low interest rates and a recovering economy increasing consumer demand for mortgage and lines of credit, employers are experiencing increased employment and income verification requests.

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March 19, 2014 - Rosemont, Ill.

The Illinois CPA Society is holding its annual Controllers Conference on March 19, 2014 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont.

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Our annual ranking of the top firms in the country and of the leaders in various regions shares the secrets of success in public accounting.

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Our Accountants Confidence Index remained positive but uncertain, with a slight boost in the short-term expectations of growth, but a slight decrease in the mid-term expectations. The ACI, created...
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February 27, 2014 - Online

An AICPA webinar offers insights into the tax and fee aspects of health care reform, and more.

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January 30, 2014 - Chicago

Financial executives responsible for tax planning and reporting need to anticipate last-minute tax law changes, and be prepared to proactively react to related opportunities and pitfalls. Leading tax expert Mark Sellner will provide an update of 2013 federal and state tax legislation, regulations, IRS pronouncements and cases, as well as outline what lies ahead in 2014 at this Illinois CPA Society event.

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January 29, 2014 - Online

An AICPA webinar offers insights into the tax and fee aspects of health care reform, and more.

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January 15, 2014 - Las Vegas

This year’s conference promises to be quite a departure for those who have attended this practice management conference in previous years.

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Our Accountants Confidence Index wobbled slightly at the end of the year, though it continued its positive trend for the fourth month in a row, with expectations of growth in both the short- and...
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Our Accountants Confidence Index continued its positive trend for the third month in a row, with expectations of growth in both the short- and the mid-term. The ACI, created in partnership with...
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December 20, 2013 - Melville, N.Y.

Workpapers are the building blocks for an audit.

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December 18, 2013

Looking for a variety of technical CPE courses as well as something inspirational and fun?

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December 17, 2013 - New York

The theme of the New York State Society of CPAs' annual real estate conference this year will be "How to Adapt and Succeed in an Ever-Changing Market."

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December 12, 2013

The Illinois CPA Society is presenting its Accounting & Auditing Conference.

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After rebounding in October, our Accountants Confidence Index stayed positive this month, with expectations of growth in both the short- and the mid-term. The ACI, created in partnership with ADP,...
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November 21, 2013 - Rosemont, Ill.

An Illinois CPA Society conference on nonprofit issues for CPAs and financial professionals who work in and with not-for-profits, including CFOs, controllers, accounting managers, public accountants and board members.

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November 20, 2013 - Woodbury, N.Y.

The 11th annual symposium is a significant forum for CPAs, Enrolled Agents, corporate tax executives, financial planners and attorneys, with more than 80+ professional presentations.

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November 20, 2013 - Washington, D.C.

Digital CPA: 2013 CPA2Biz Cloud User Conference returns in a big way this fall with a strong slate of keynote speakers.

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November 14, 2013 - Online

Many of the current regulatory changes relating to tax credits and incentives are highly time-sensitive. ADP is offering a webinar to help businesses take advantage of the numerous tax credits available amidst shifting legislation.

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November 14, 2013 - Denver

This year’s agenda for the Colorado Society of CPAs' Accounting and Auditing Conference includes a "30,000-foot Tax Debrief for the Non-tax Professional: and "Healthcare Reform: Where are We Today? Where are We headed Tomorrow?"

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November 12, 2013 - Rosemont, Ill.

An Illinois CPA Society conference on health care compliance and fraud for CPAs, auditors, attorneys, financial advisors, healthcare administrators, other financial and healthcare professionals, physicians from not-for-profit or for-profit organizations, and nursing home administrators and professionals

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November 10, 2013 - Miami Beach

The theme of this year's Synergy 2013 conference is Do More with More.

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November 07, 2013 - Rosemont, Ill.

An Illinois CPA Society Conference on tax issues.

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November 05, 2013 - Dallas

Join T.A. Cook and SAP at the inaugural SAP Enterprise Performance Management Conference.

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November 05, 2013 - Washigton, D.C.

Discuss the most critical audit challenges keeping you up at night, and learn best practices from leading government contractors.

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November 03, 2013 - Las Vegas

The Sleeter Group's conference is an annual event where you will discover best practices in QuickBooks and all of today's leading accounting technologies, network with "rock stars" and colleagues in your field and obtain new strategies, tactics and skills critical to moving your business forward.

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After a sharp drop last month, our Accountants Confidence Index made up the ground it lost this month, returning to expectations of growth in both the short- and the mid-term. The ACI, created in...
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October 30, 2013 - Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.

An Illinois CPA Society conference on the construction industry, with the latest updates and best practices from a group of expert speakers.

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October 30, 2013 - Denver

The Colorado Society of CPAs 2013 CPAs in Industry Conference provides a forum to discuss issues of interest to the CPA in industry.

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October 27, 2013 - Phoenix

Connect with industry leaders and get a first-hand look at the latest innovations for tax and accounting professionals at CCH: Connections: User Conference 2013.

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October 24, 2013 - New York

The New York State Society of CPAs and its Foundation for Accounting Education aim to expand the emerging business understandings between attorneys and accountants at its half-day conference, Forensic Accounting Conference for Attorneys and CPAs, in New York City.

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October 24, 2013 - Rosemont, Ill.

The latest updates on tax issues from the ICPAS and the IRS

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October 24, 2013 - Denver

The Colorado Society of CPAs 2013 Governmental Conference is designed for practitioners and governmental accountants who want an overview of specialized subjects in the governmental arena.

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October 20, 2013 - Orlando

GroPro is the most comprehensive event in the industry, giving participants a wealth of information on what they can do today to build a stronger and more efficient business tomorrow.

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September 25, 2013 - Ft. Lauderdale

The Florida Institute of CPAs' 28th Annual Accounting Show will really rock this year with its "Rock the Show" theme.

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September 24, 2013 - Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.

An Illinois Society of CPAs' conference on financial institutions.

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After three months of rises, our Accountants Confidence Index dropped sharply for this month, with expectations of contraction in the short-term. The ACI, created in partnership with ADP, is a...
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September 04, 2013 - San Francisco

Xero is expanding its inaugural Xerocon event in the U.S. amid record growth in North America for the online accounting software.

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August 27, 2013 - Rosemont, Ill.

The Illinois CPA Society's premier event features the latest information relevant to today's accounting and finance professionals.

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Our Accountants Confidence Index continued on a positive track from the previous two months, with expectations of growth in both the short- and the mid-term. The ACI, created in partnership with...
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August 22, 2013 - New York

Proformative's CFO Dimensions 2013 conference will address the evolving leadership role of the CFO and the senior finance management team.

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August 19, 2013 - Kansas City, Mo.

The 2013 Boomer Technology Circles Summit and Talent Development Advantage will be held together in late August in Kansas City, Mo.

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August 14, 2013 - San Diego, Calif.

Interested in implementing, navigating and maximizing cloud solutions customized for your business?

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Our Accountants Confidence Index continued on a positive track from the previous month, with expectations of growth in both the short- and the mid-term. The ACI, created in partnership with ADP, is...
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July 23, 2013 - Springfield, Ill.

One of the Illinois Society of CPAs' two IRS Practice & Procedures Conferences.

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July 21, 2013 - Washington, D.C.

Sage Summit offers over 250 educational opportunities ranging from technology to business skills, to enhance your knowledge and help you provide even more value to your clients.

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July 18, 2013 - Chicago

One of the Illinois Society of CPAs' two IRS Practice & Procedures Conferences.

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Our Accountants Confidence Index bounced back from a few weak months, with expectations of growth in both the short- and the mid-term. The ACI, created in partnership with ADP, is a monthly...
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The moderation of April got even more moderate in May, with our Accountants Confidence Index dropping still further, and the short-term prediction even dipping below break-even into contraction....
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Following last month's strong performance, our Accountants Confidence Index moderated a bit -- remaining in positive territory with predictions of modest growth in both the short- and the mid-term,...
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Following last month's flicker of hope, our Accountants Confidence Index moved even more firmly into positive territory for both the short-term and the mid-term. The ACI, created in partnership...
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After a long spate of pessimism, our Accountants Confidence Index shook off the gloom and reported an expectation -- just barely -- of growth in both the short-term and the mid-term. The ACI,...
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Our Accountants Confidence Index is much less pessimistic this month -- though it's still not optimistic, as our panelists still predict contraction in both the short term and the...
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Our Accountants Confidence Index dropped fairly steeply this month, with two main possible culprits: First, our panelists may not have been pleased with the results of the election -- the...
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Our Accountants Confidence Index is balancing on either side of contraction, predicting a shrinking economy in the short term, and very, very, very modest growth in the mid-term -- though they...
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Our Accountants Confidence Index continues to straddle contraction, predicting a shrinking economy in the short term, and very, very, very modest growth in the mid-term.  The ACI, created in...
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Our Accountants Confidence Index indicated a contraction in the coming three months -- but saw a light at the end of the tunnel, or at least six months from now.  The ACI, created in...
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For the second month in a row, our Accountants Confidence Index indicated a contraction in the coming three months -- and for the first time, it indicated a contraction over the next six, as...
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The July installment of our Accountants Confidence Index marked a major milestone -- if a negative one -- when, for the first time since we started publishing it, our short-term ACI reading...
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The June installment of our Accountants Confidence Index broke with the trend of the previous two months, with a dip that indicated wavering confidence in the profession for both the short- and the...
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The May installment of our Accountants Confidence Index continued the cautious rise that began in April. The ACI, created in partnership with ADP, is a monthly economic indicator that leverages the...
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The April installment of our Accountants Confidence Index breaks the declining trend that marked the start of 2012, with a slight uptick. The ACI, created in partnership with ADP, is a monthly...
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The latest installment of our Accountants Confidence Index, the second of the new year, continued 2012's unfortunate declining trend. The ACI, created in partnership with ADP, is a monthly economic...
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The latest installment of our Accountants Confidence Index, and the first from the new year, broke with the holiday season's more optimistic outlook. The ACI, created in partnership with ADP, is a...
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The fifth installment of our Accountants Confidence Index continued last month's more optimistic outlook. The ACI, created in partnership with ADP, is a monthly economic indicator that leverages...
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The fourth edition of our Accountants Confidence Index offered a slightly more optimistic outlook for the holiday season and the start of 2012. The ACI, created in partnership with ADP, is a...
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The third monthly edition of our Accountants Confidence Index showed declines in accountants' outlook for the future -- a slight one for the short term, and a more serious decline for the mid-term....
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The second monthly edition of our Accountants Confidence Index shows the profession holding more or less steady in its forecasts for growth. The ACI, created in partnership with ADP, is a new...
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Welcome to Accounting Today's inaugural Accountants Confidence Index. The ACI, created in partnership with ADP, is a new monthly economic indicator that leverages the insights of accountants into...