Institutes Recruitment Program Gains Prize

The AICPA’s “Catch Me if You Can” forensic accounting contest and promotion, which is part of its five-year “Start Here. Go Places” student recruiting campaign ( ), finished first among 330 competitors in the “Best Use of Direct Marketing” category of the Marketing Agencies Association Worldwide “Globes” Awards. The Institute’s campaign is helping boost university-level accounting program enrollment, which rose 17% between 2000 and 2003.


Year-end tax planning and what’s new for 2016

Practitioners need to consider several tax planning opportunities to review with their clients before the end of the year. This report offers strategies for individuals and businesses, as well as recent federal tax law changes affecting this year’s tax returns.


News quiz: Retirement planning, tax practice, and fraud risk

Recent reports focused on a survey that gauges the worries about retirement among CPA financial planners’ clients, a suit that affects tax practitioners, and a guide that offers advice on fraud risk. See how much you know with this short quiz.


Tips for first-year auditors

For a new auditor, the first busy season can be an exciting time and a fantastic opportunity for professional growth. Here are suggestions for new auditors and those who nurture their development.