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2010-06-02 06:00:00

TAMPA, Fla., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) will be rolling out a new Uniform CPA Examination in January 2011, sending many candidates racing to pass the CPA exam as soon as possible. Industry experts concur with this strategy. "Candidates should take as many sections as feasible during the next two CPA exam windows, as the new version will include structural adjustments and added content to comprehend," said Bob Monette, a CPA and...

2010-05-06 12:01:00

Partnership Increases Efficiency, Productivity for CPAs NEW YORK, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- CPA2Biz, the leading national provider of Web-based solutions for CPAs, and XCM Solutions, LLC, a pioneer in work-management technology for the accounting profession, have formed a strategic alliance. The agreement brings XCM Solutions' workflow automation capabilities into CPA2Biz's Trusted Business Advisor(SM) Solutions cloud computing platform. Designed by CPAs for the CPA profession, XCM is an...

2010-04-28 11:36:00

Six in 10 See Hike in Premiums over Past Year NEW YORK, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Uninsured medical expenses vie with retirement as the most pressing financial concern for Americans, according to a survey conducted for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants by Harris Interactive. While retirement captures the top spot on a list of 15 financial concerns, cited by 12 percent of survey respondents, uninsured medical expenses follow closely with 11 percent of the...

2010-04-01 10:58:00

Donation Made on Behalf of CPA Profession to Help Ten Families by Building or Reconstructing Their Homes NEW YORK, April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants today announced a donation of $40,000 to Habitat for Humanity International, on behalf of the CPA profession, to assist in the ongoing recovery effort in Haiti. The donation was made possible by AICPA member contributions to its disaster relief fund--CPAs in Support of America Fund...

2010-03-08 08:59:00

ALLENTOWN, Pa., March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Independence IT, a leading provider of application hosting and infrastructure management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, today announced that it has completed its semi-annual SAS 70 (Statement on Auditing Standards No. 70: Service Organizations) Type II audit. This certification verifies that Independence IT has the proper internal controls and processes in place to deliver high quality services to its clients. SAS 70 Corp., a...

2010-01-19 12:26:00

CLEVELAND, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron T. Cook has joined the regional accounting and business consulting firm of Meaden & Moore as Senior Manager with the firm's Assurance Services Group. He will focus his practice primarily on the construction industry. Prior to joining Meaden & Moore, Mr. Cook worked for a national accounting firm as a Senior Manager in the assurance and financial advisory group. Mr. Cook has extensive experience managing audit and business advisory...

2010-01-15 13:49:00

SEC Requirements Take Effect June 2010 NEW YORK, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- To help public companies prepare for a Securities and Exchange Commission requirement that takes effect in five months, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants is hosting a Jan. 27 webcast on submitting financial statements in eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL), an internet-based standard. "XBRL - Preparing for Phase II and Detailed Tagging" is designed for chief financial officers,...

2009-12-09 17:33:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants joined with 12 major accounting institutes around the world and The Prince of Wales Accounting for Sustainability Project in an open letter to political leaders attending the Copenhagen Convention on Climate Change. The letter calls for the development of universally accepted accounting standards that would provide relevant financial reporting information on climate change. "The AICPA...

2009-12-04 09:46:00

AICPA and CICA Update Guidelines in Light of Increase in Security Breaches NEW YORK, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Responding to a spike in identity theft and increasing storage of personal information on portable devices, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants have expanded Generally Accepted Privacy Principles to include protocols for securing personal information. Nearly 10 million Americans are victims of...

2009-11-18 16:56:00

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Bureau of Collection Recovery LLC announced that it has successfully completed a SAS 70 Type II Audit, a stringent auditing standard for service organizations. SAS 70 Type II was developed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) for service providers who wish to prove a high level of control effectiveness to independent auditors, and has become one of the most widely recognized auditing standards for service companies....


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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