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2010-07-08 11:39:00

Career Development Guide for Employers and Job Seekers DURHAM, N.C., July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the U.S. unemployment rate at 9.5 percent and the economic recovery appearing to slow, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants has published a free white paper titled "Training Grants and You: Expansion Through Career Development" to help CPAs and financial professionals understand and locate federal economic stimulus grants for training and specialized...

2010-06-30 06:50:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- DataCare Corporation (http://www.datacare.com), the leader in web-based workers' compensation software, today announced it has successfully completed a Type II SAS 70 audit of Ahshay -- the company's electronic workplace application. The resulting Independent Service Auditor's Report certified that DataCare follows required procedures, has solid security controls, and protects clients' data in accordance with best practices. The Statement on...

2010-06-07 11:09:00

Brings Secure Online Audit Confirmations to Trusted Business Advisor(TM) Solutions Platform LAS VEGAS, June 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CPA2Biz, the leading national provider of Web-based solutions for CPAs, and Capital Confirmation, Inc., the creator and world's leading supplier of online confirmation services, have formed a strategic alliance to deliver a secure online audit confirmation process to auditors and CPAs. The agreement makes Capital Confirmation the latest Web-based...

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,...


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