#TBT: That Time Mustang Was Marketed to Harried Public Accountants

Should a harried Public Accountant drive a relaxed private fun car like Mustang? The California Board of Accountancy tells us the average yearly salary for a CPA in 1964 was $6,708.42. A 1966 Mustang,...
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PwC Is Trying to Get Some Color Up in This Mofo

A special program developed by employees at the accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and the nonprofit Diversity Awareness Partnership is teaching youngsters that careers in finance are not strictly...
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Free CPE: How To Develop Qualified Prospects For Your Practice

Event Date: August 20, 2014, 2:30 pm ET In this session we'll review best practices for how to generate interest in your firm’s services. Topics include: Web Based Marketing Strategies Appointment...
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Accounting News Roundup: Agree to Disagree on Inversion Legislation; Accidents Happen in Life at Deloitte; Americans Suck at Math | 07.24.14

Obama Administration Presses for Retroactive Legislation on Tax Inversions [DealBook]Everyone in Congress agrees that they can't agree on tax reform so a quick fix on inversions is necessary. Unfortunately,...
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Footnotes: CEOs Get Optimistic; Rich People Love New York; Life at Deloitte Is One Long Meeting | 07.23.14

CEOs are mostly optimistic about the future, says KPMG study [KPMG] Tale of the Tapes: IRS head confirms investigators have found backup tapes in Lerner probe IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, testifying...
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If You Were Planning to Procrastinate on the CPA Exam This Year, Don’t

Sometimes, the CPA Exam Powers That Be see fit to have mercy on your procrastinating souls and extend testing windows at the end of the year just in case you absolutely need to catch up with your family...
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If Your Firm Appoints a Chief Happiness Officer, You Should Definitely Run Away

Beyond the typical grunt and senior grunt titles -- associate, manager, partner -- there are a group of people employed within public accounting firms whose sole job it is to get quoted in the New York...
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Bipartisan Congressional CPA Caucus Warns SEC Against Taking IFRS Too Fast

Where exactly has the Congressional Caucus on CPAs and Accountants been all this time? The SEC has only been dragging its heels on convergadoption since, like, the beginning of time or at least 2008, which...
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Look Out, Here Comes the Intern #SelfEY Parade

Consider yourselves warned: the interns are about to get released into the wild. Yes, it's that time of year again, EY's International Intern Leadership Conference kicks off next week at Disney World and...
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Accounting News Roundup: Gwen Jorgensen Doing Okay in Her Post-EY Career; 2nd Circuit Rules for KPMG in Overtime Suit; Big 4 Partner Pay in the UK | 07.23.14

Changing Old Antitrust Thinking for a New Gilded Age [DealBook]Banking, cable television, tobacco, are finally starting to fit in with the accounting profession: "These companies are not monopolies in...
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