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 ( www.startheregoplaces.com ), 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.

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IRS sets start date for tax season

The IRS announced that tax season will start in late January and that it will issue refunds to taxpayers despite the partial shutdown of the federal government.

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