BKD and MBAF each relocate NYC offices; AAM celebrates 30 years with new logo and Facebook Live event; and more CPA news.
Armanino, San Ramon, announced that the Armanino Foundation provided $50,000 in grants to six nonprofit organizations in celebration of the firm’s 50th anniversary. The winning organizations and their grants were: Discovery Cube Orange County, for $10,000; 13th Street Cat Rescue, for $10,000; Little Tokyo Service Center, for $10,000; Lone Star Wind Orchestra, for $10,000; A Noise Within, for $5,000; and Dallas Children’s Theater, for $5,000.
ARC - Auditing & Consulting, Yaoundé and Douala, was appointed a member firm of global network Russell Bedford.
The Association for Accounting Marketing is kicking off its 30th anniversary with a Facebook Live event to celebrate the occasion and reveal a new 30th anniversary logo on Jan. 15 at 4 p.m. ET on the organization’s Facebook page.
BKD CPAs & Advisors moved its New York City team to newly renovated offices at 1155 Avenue of the Americas in Midtown Manhattan.
MBAF moved its New York City team to 600 Third Avenue, into a 22,000-square-foot office on the third floor of a 42-story, recently renovated building.
The Rhode Island Society of CPAs, Cranston, will be hosting its annual January Networking Reception at the Twin River Event Center on Jan. 16. More information is available here.
Jelil Bouraoui & Associates signed a collaboration agreement with Andersen Global to become a member firm of the international association.
Cherry Bekaert, Richmond, was named Valuation Firm of the Year at the 18th Annual M&A Advisor Awards held Nov. 19, 2019, at the New York Athletic Club in New York.
The National Society of Accountants Foundation, Alexandria, is accepting applications for 2020-21 accounting scholarship awards. (Read the full story.)
The outcomes of two elections in Georgia that are scheduled for Jan. 5 are expected to determine the balance of power in the Senate and may also have an impact on the kind of tax planning that accountants should be advising their clients to do.
A group of 25 Democrats in the House wrote to congressional leaders asking them to provide $12.1 billion in funding for the Internal Revenue Service, including $5.2 billion for enforcement, with an eye toward cracking down on high-income tax cheats.