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    IRS Warns of Latest Scam Variation Involving Bogus “Federal Student Tax”

    by IRS | May 27, 2016
    The Internal Revenue Service today issued a warning to taxpayers about bogus phone calls from IRS impersonators demanding payment for a non-existent tax, the “Federal Student Tax.” Even though the tax deadline has come and gone, scammers continue to use varied strategies to trick people, in this case students. In this newest twist, they try to convince people to wire money immediately to the scammer.
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    The 2016 AICPA PCPS / National MAP Survey is here!

    by User Not Found | May 19, 2016
    The country’s largest CPA firm practice management benchmarking survey is now live. This survey is brought to you by the AICPA’s PCPS (Private Companies Practice Section) and, who are pleased to welcome back Aon Insurance Services as a proud survey sponsor.
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  • Five Factors for the Successful Buyer

    by Ira S. Rosenbloom | May 17, 2016
    The number of firms in merger and acquisition (M&A) conversations is growing at an accelerated pace with no signs of slowing. In fact, the AICPA predicts that in less than 10 years, 75 percent of all current accounting firm partners will be retired. Succession planning and the quest for market share growth are two of several factors that are fueling the M&A momentum. Those interested in being a successor may see more overall competition than imagined, and more of an analytical type of competition as well.
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  • New Member Benefit: WSCPA Passport Corporate Card

    by User Not Found | May 13, 2016
    Get ready to save with 3,000+ discounts across the country including prestigious restaurants, local neighborhood merchants, hotel reservations, cruises, resort vacations, rental cars, and more!
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  • What You Need to Know About Your First Job Search

    by Paul McDonald, Robert Half | May 12, 2016
    U.S. employers pulled back on hiring in April, adding just 160,000 jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). This was below what most analysts had expected. The BLS also noted that job gains for February and Marchwere 19,000 less than previously reported. Taking the adjustments into account, employers have added 769,000 positions since the start of the year, for an average of 192,000 jobs per month in 2016. That compares to 205,000 jobs per month, on average, at this time last year.
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