Features

  • War Story Quiz: Do These Allegations of Unethical Behavior Have Merit?

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    DUNCAN B. WILL, CPA/ABV/CFF, CFE
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    Apr 22, 2014
    Andrew Donovan, CPA, began his career at Able, Best & Charm (ABC), a large regional accounting firm. After many long years of punching a timesheet, he decided to branch off on his own and start the accounting/consulting firm Worth What You Pay (WWYP) consultants.
  • NYSSCPA Names 2014 Excellence in Financial Journalism Awards Winners

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    ALONZA ROBERTSON
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    Apr 22, 2014
    The NYSSCPA has announced the winners of its 2014 Excellence in Financial Journalism Awards.
  • When Longtime Clients Split Up, What’s the Best Course of Action?

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    SUZANNE M. HOLL, CPA
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    Apr 22, 2014
    John and Karen Smith, long-term clients of your firm, are in the midst of a divorce. John is an old friend from college, and you have advised him on tax and accounting matters for more than 15 years. When he and Karen wed 10 years ago, you began to provide services to them as couple. Your family and theirs are quite close, and you are deeply saddened by the news of their impending split. 
  • Can Your Firm Ward Off a Cyber Attack?

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    JOEL LANZ, CPA/CITP, CFF, CISA, CISM, CISSP, CFE
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    Apr 22, 2014
    From the colossal data breach at Target last year, to revelations that an Internet security bug  left Web surfers prey to hackers, recent headlines have pushed executives and their boards to reexamine how equipped they are to protect their businesses from cybersecurity attacks. Here’s a look at some common assumptions businesses make about cybersecurity threats that could leave them vulnerable. 
  • Corporate Investigations Pioneer Jules Kroll to Keynote 2014 Anti-Fraud Conference

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    ALONZA ROBERTSON
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    Apr 14, 2014
    Jules Kroll, considered the father of modern corporate investigations, will be the keynote speaker at the 2014 Anti-Fraud Conference May 21 in New York.
  • NYSSCPA Extends Helping Hand to Public With Annual Tax Panels

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    ROBERT BUSWEILER
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    Apr 11, 2014
    Even in the midst of a grueling busy season, NYSSCPA members once again carved out time from their professional schedules to give back to their communities, dispensing free tax advice as part of the Society’s annual volunteer tax panels in February and March.
  • Of tradition and transformation

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    Apr 10, 2014
    Those of you who attended the NYSSCPA’s open house in December, to celebrate the Society’s return to the Wall Street area where it was founded more than a century ago, received a clever collector’s item: an 1897-styled issue of The Trusted Professional.