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Made for you and me

Posted By: Bill Sheridan on July 04, 2015 in Leadership / Management
"May the sun in its course visit no land more free, more happy, more lovely than this, our own country." -- Daniel Webster Indeed. Have a fantastic Independence Day, friends!
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Profession's future shines at Student Leadership Academy

Posted By: Rebekah Brown on July 02, 2015 in Leadership / Management
Wow. Just wow. That pretty much sums up my feelings coming out of the our inaugural Student Leadership Academy. I had the privilege of spending two full days with 26 amazing accounting students from 12 colleges and universities across the region. On Thursday, June 25 we learned from Courtney Kirschbaum about the “Success Factor” — the mindset, techniques, and tools for exceptional levels of success. In recapping the session, the students pointed to the following...
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SCOTUS gay marriage ruling: What it means for CPAs and their clients

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know by now that the Supreme Court has ruled it’s unconstitutional for states to ban same-sex marriage. In effect, the ruling legalizes gay marriage in all 50 states. What you might not know is that the ruling has lots of implications for CPAs. A slew of services — from tax preparation to health care to financial planning to employee benefits — are being re-examined in the wake of the ruling. Thankfully, it didn’t take long...
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MACPA Members Identify Top Challenges at Annual Meeting / Town Hall

MACPA members identified their top issues at last week's final town hall. over three hundred CPAs with an average of 20.7 years of experience came to hear the latest updates about the CPA Profession and MACPA and welcome the Association's newly-elected leadership. Thanks to our major sponsors, Sage, Wolters Kluwer, Avalara, CPA.COM, Citrix Sharefile, BB&T, AON, and Microsoft whose support makes these meetings possible. Slides 4 thru 8 in the slideshare deck below cover the polls from the...
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Wolters Kluwer and the future of accounting

Posted By: Bill Sheridan on June 19, 2015 in Accounting & Auditing&Taxation
As we gear up for the MACPA’s annual CPA Summit on June 23, we thought this would be a perfect time to have a conversation about the future with some of the Summit’s most forward-thinking sponsorship partners. We asked each of them to give us their thoughts on the trends that are impacting the profession, the changing role of CPAs, and how their relationships with CPAs might be changing as a result. We'll be featuring their answers here over the next few days. Joining the conversation...

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