I used to be afraid of networking. As an avowed introvert with a moderate case of shyness, too often I would pass up opportunities to meet and connect with people. Much later in life I would discover that networking was an acquired skill and was well within my…
If your sights are set on the partnership track or you’ve just begun the journey, the AICPA Emerging Partner Training Forum is the ideal event to define the next phase of your career.
Current practitioners and experts in effective firm leadership, convened in a roundtable setting, will share practical examples, best practices and insights you can apply right away. This collegial environment fosters conversation with peers who share your interests. You’ll walk away from the forum with an expanded network of colleagues and a road map for ongoing…
Approximately two-thirds of residents of Group of 20 countries distrust politicians about the tax system, according to a new survey by a trio of accounting organizations.
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Provided from the AICPA today, 3/22/17:
ALERT – The Internal Revenue Service has received reports at firstname.lastname@example.org of an email scam that claims to be an update from a legitimate state CPA professional organization. Instead, it is a scam that seeks to steal password information. The phishing email uses the name of a legitimate tax preparer who may also have been victimized. The email contains a PDF attachment that claims to be a “Secured File.” The attachment contains a hyperlink to view the file that the recipient is directed to open. The link directs the recipient to a phishing site that asks for the recipients email address and…
Alaska has adopted the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct, and Washington, D.C. and Guam have adopted the comprehensive definition of attest. Guam has also adopted individual mobility.
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Applications are now being accepted for the Accounting Scholars Leadership Workshop (ASLW), an all-expenses paid annual program for minority accounting students in an undergraduate or graduate-level. Featuring speakers, panel discussions and interactive programs, the workshop will provide excellent opportunities for students to accelerate their professional skills and learn about the career benefits of earning the CPA credential. This year, the workshop will be held in Houston, Texas, from…