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NYSSCPA to Install Sharon Sabba Fierstein as President


May 15, 2008

On May 15, 2008, Sharon Sabba Fierstein of the Litigation and Corporate Financial Advisory Services Group will be installed as the next President of the NY State Society of Certified Public Accountants. She will lead the nearly 30,000 member organization in its educational, advocacy, and...

Top 50 IRS Representation Practitioners


Apr 30, 2008

CPA Magazine has named Marks Paneth Tax partner Alan Dlugash one of the nation's "Top 50 IRS Representation Practitioners" for 2008. "Top 50" practitioners are selected by the magazine for outstanding contributions in tax and audit work across the United States.

Is the Tax Code Unfair to Hedge Fund Investors?


Apr 13, 2008

Much of the election-year criticism of hedge funds misses the point when it focuses on the claim that hedge fund operators get unfair tax breaks, experts say.

An Opportunity for Learning Outside The Classroom


Apr 1, 2008

It started in 1993 as an idea to expose teenage girls to the workplace, observe career options and build self confidence. From that year until 2002, 71 million American adults participated in the Ms. Foundation for Women's Take Our Daughters To Work Day. In 2003,...

Real Estate Advisor, March/April, 2008


March 31, 2008

In this issue, some topics discussed include how developers are tapping into the wants and needs of baby boomers with resort-like senior housing facilities, how online services are revolutionizing the art of commercial real estate deals and the factors that are driving real estate investors to pursue overseas deals.

World Kidney Day


Mar 12, 2008

March 12, 2008, New York City - Michael Bekas, Tax Partner, Marks Paneth LLP and Vice Chairman of the National Kidney Foundation Serving Greater New York (NKF) Board of Directors, along with Chief Executive Officer, John Davis and employees of NKF, rings the Opening Bell...

Nonprofit Investment Committees: Buyer Beware


By Michael McNee  |  March 5, 2008

Increasingly, nonprofits are moving into alternative investments: private investment funds, hedge funds, real estate funds, venture capital funds, oil, and gas funds. The goal is generally higher returns and diversification.

Practioner's View on Recruiting New Professionals


Mar 1, 2008

Over the past few years, the NYSSCPA's Quality Enhancement Policy Committee (QEPC) has been looking at peer review,ethics, and now education. We're studying education-related issues in two pieces: 1) pre-service education, meaning the preparation students need to become CPAs; and 2) post-service education,the continuing education...

Practitioner's View on Recruiting New Professionals


March 1, 2008

Over the past few years, the NYSSCPA’s Quality Enhancement Policy Committee (QEPC) has been looking at peer review, ethics, and now education. We’re studying education-related issues in two pieces: 1) pre-service education, meaning the preparation students need to become CPAs; and 2) post-service education, the continuing education of CPAs.

A Brave New World for a New Form 990


Feb 29, 2008

On February 29, 2008, Michael McNee and Robert Lyons of the Nonprofit and Government Services Group presented a webinar entitled "A Brave New World for a New Form 990." This event discussed significant IRS changes to Form 990 and what they mean for the industry.

Nonprofit Agendas, February/March 2008


February 1, 2008

In this issue, some topics discussed include new AICPA auditing standards, the distinction between sponsorship and advertising, how the IRS perceives contractors and employees and simple solutions for small organizational checks and balances.

A Brave New World for a New Form 990


By Michael McNee |  Robert Lyons  |  February 1, 2008

On February 29, 2008, Michael McNee and Robert Lyons of the Nonprofit and Government Services Group presented a webinar entitled "A Brave New World for a New Form 990." This event discussed significant IRS changes to Form 990 and what they mean for the industry.

Real Estate Advisor, January/February 2008


January 31, 2008

In this issue, some topics discussed include the recent spike in sales of life-sciences-related facilities, a new tracking system designed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to increase water conservation, components of commercial building depreciation and current demographics of apartment rentals.

Auditing Alternative Investments


By Michael McNee  |  January 1, 2008

Auditing alternative investments presents unique challenges. As an auditor, it is critical to evaluate processes used by your clients to help support valuation and existence assertions in the financials.

Preparing for a Fraud Investigation: A View from the Trenches


August 1, 2007

Case study: New York Corp (NYC), a Manhattan-based maker of household products, such as tableware, cookware and flatware, manufactured all of its goods in a New Jersey plant for over 100 years. A year ago management decided that, to remain competitive, the company would move its manufacturing operations to Tijuana, Mexico. The new Tijuana plant is a wholly-owned subsidiary of NYC.

Global Presence, Local Excellence


June 1, 2007

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JHI is a leading international business association for independent business advisers, financial consulting, and accountancy firms. JHI exists to support the development of its member firms by facilitating communications, exchange, networking, and resource sharing worldwide. Its members benefit from global networking while maintaining total practice independence.

Rethinking Peer Review from the Inside Out: A CPA Journal Panel Discussion on Quality Review


Mar 1, 2006

In the past five years, the accounting profession has seen a great deal of discussion about self-regulation and what it means. In 2004, then-NYSSCPA president John Kearney appointed Stephen F. Langowski to head a Quality Enhancement Policy Committee to study all of the ways quality...

Communicate Right From the Start


By Eric A. Marks  |  January 1, 2006

Understanding exactly what your employer is looking for from you, will determine how satisfied and successful you will be with your job. Good communication can quickly help set you on the course to becoming a superior performer.

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