AICPAs Financial Literacy Site Wins Laurels


The Institutes online personal finance community won honors in two competitions. The primary site ( www.360financialliteracy.org ), which promotes CPA pro bono efforts to educate the public in personal finance, earned a Communicator Crystal Award for excellence in communication to its target audience. In addition, the sites latest addition ( www.360financialliteracy.org/women ), which is dedicated to providing information and practical tools women can use to better manage their money and plan their financial future (see News Digest, JofA , Jul.04), received WebCPAs Web Star of the Week Award, which recognizes Internet-based resources of value to CPAs and their clients.

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IRS sets start date for tax season

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