Tag Archives: AICPA

CPA Ambassadors

It’s the time of year that many SCACPA members’ attention seems to have shifted from the “crunch time” of tax season to the “vacation time” of summer season. But for a select group of dedicated SCACPA members, part of the … Continue reading

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The Rules

Life has always tossed me a set of rules.  While not all of them may be followed, they do exist.  And while pondering this thought, I come up with at least three sets that have guided my life and profession.  … Continue reading

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21st Century Vocabulary

The English language is challenging enough, but keeping up with acronyms and new words in this hyper technology era is somewhat challenging.  I just returned from New Orleans where I represented South Carolina at the Fall meeting of the AICPA … Continue reading

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2010 Professional Issues Update Series

Just around the corner on my calendar I have noted the dates for all of the PIU presentations.  The PIUs (Professional Issues Updates) are popular with a number of our sister state CPA associations across the country.  As a CPA … Continue reading

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IFRS

If any CPA in South Carolina has shouted loud and long for our profession to think global (my international tax niche), it has been me.  In 2009 I gave a one hour presentation at the SCACPA PIUs around the state in … Continue reading

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A Thousand Points of Green

A scientific phenomenon with many titles, including global warming and climate change, we have recently been reading about multiple accusations of fraud.  Although I am rather confused about which scientists to believe, I feel that these accusations point to the need for … Continue reading

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Crying for a flat tax?

About this time of year, we will hear cries for a flat tax.  Those on the outside looking in can be quick to suggest that the current tax system be thrown out and a simple, (supposedly) fair and flat tax … Continue reading

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Accounting Educators and the Future of the CPA Profession

Dr. James Edwards and Dr. Howard Sanders were just two of the talented staff in the accounting department of the University of South Carolina when I was a student in the early 1970s.  Upon reflection I credit all my professors … Continue reading

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Introducing SCACPA’s 2010 Bold Steps

Failure to plan is planning to fail. Each year SCACPA schedules a meaningful planning retreat. With the help of Carol Kerwan, CPA, our consultant care of the Maryland Association of CPAs, we evaluated the 2009 progress and prioritized Five Bold … Continue reading

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AICPA Reaches Out to Haiti

Monday we celebrated the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. Dr. King was a civil rights leader, servant leader and phenomenal speaker; he continues to inspire our nation and the world to dream new dreams. Let’s not just take this day, … Continue reading

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