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16 Jan, 2013, 14:18 ET Illinois CPA Society Scholarship Application Available for Accounting Students

The Illinois CPA Society is now taking scholarship applications for the 2013-14 academic year. Illinois college students pursuing an accounting...


18 Dec, 2012, 15:52 ET Illinois CPA Society Offers Year-End Tax-Savings Tips You Can Count On

 Hit pause on the holiday hustle to consider wise year-end tax moves that could keep more money in your pocket next year. The Illinois CPA...


10 Dec, 2012, 15:51 ET The Illinois CPA Society Explains How the "Fiscal Cliff" May Affect Everyday Americans

 As the clock continues to tick down to the December 31 deadline on the "fiscal cliff," the buzz continues to be about how Americans' wallets...


20 Nov, 2012, 13:15 ET Illinois CPA Society Names 2012 "Women to Watch" Award Recipients

The Illinois CPA Society is honoring six of its members with their eighth annual prestigious "Women to Watch" awards in recognition of their...


19 Nov, 2012, 15:15 ET Illinois CPA Society Offers Tips for Getting the Most Bang for Your Buck This "Black Friday" and Beyond

Even though the Thanksgiving turkey has yet to be carved, it's already a winter wonderland in most stores.  Retailers are previewing their...


12 Nov, 2012, 15:07 ET Finding a CPA Just Got Easier with the Illinois CPA Society's Free "Find a CPA" Directory

Taxes are complicated, but finding a trusted tax professional doesn't have to be. The Illinois CPA Society has a free, easy-to-use online "Find a...


09 Nov, 2012, 11:18 ET Illinois CPAs Supporting Our Troops this Veteran's Day with Free Tax Prep Program

Illinois CPA Society members use their skills to show their thanks to those who serve our Country This Veteran's Day, the Illinois CPA...


01 Nov, 2012, 16:27 ET Donate Wisely - Guidelines for Giving to Hurricane Sandy Relief from the Illinois CPA Society

 As we continue to watch the recovery efforts of Hurricane Sandy begin, there's a natural inclination to do whatever we can to help. Today's...


31 Oct, 2012, 12:08 ET The Illinois CPA Society Advises You to Prepare for the Potentially Looming "Fiscal Cliff"

As the end of the year grows closer, so does the uncertainty surrounding the "fiscal cliff" and tax planning for the future. A wide array of tax...


25 Oct, 2012, 13:10 ET Illinois CPA Society's Elaine Weiss Named a 2012 "Most Powerful Women in Accounting" Winner

Illinois CPA Society President and CEO Elaine Weiss was named as a 2012 "Most Powerful Women in Accounting" award winner by CPA Practice Advisor...


23 Oct, 2012, 16:16 ET Illinois CPA Society Launches Mary T. Washington Wylie Internship Preparation Program

 Students may now apply for the new Illinois CPA Society Mary T. Washington Wylie Internship Preparation Program, which aims to provide up to...


11 Oct, 2012, 10:40 ET As October 15 Tax-Filing Extension Deadline Nears, Illinois CPA Society Urges You to Be On Time

 Six months seemed like such a long time when you filed that extension, didn't it? With the October 15 tax-filing extension deadline less than...


19 Sep, 2012, 11:46 ET Illinois CPA Society's CPA Day of Service Brings Members Out into Their Communities

 More than 900 CPAs throughout the State of Illinois will step out of their offices on Friday, September 21 to take part in the Illinois CPA...


20 Aug, 2012, 11:22 ET Illinois CPA Society's 32nd Annual Midwest Accounting & Finance Showcase Provides Innovative Answers for the Ever-Evolving Business Landscape

Global business challenges, healthcare reform and cloud computing are just some of the current issues that will be tackled at the Illinois CPA...


20 Jun, 2012, 15:39 ET Illinois CPA Society Honors Richard Cerda with its 2012 Emerging Leader in Advancing Diversity Award

 The Illinois CPA Society recently honored Richard Cerda, CPA, Senior Manager with Ernst & Young LLP, with its 2012 Emerging Leader in...


13 Jun, 2012, 11:01 ET Illinois CPA Society Honors Kenton Klaus with its 2012 Outstanding Leadership in Advancing Diversity Award

 The Illinois CPA Society recently honored Kenton Klaus, Partner – Global Employer Services for Deloitte Tax LLP, with its 2012...


12 Jun, 2012, 12:36 ET Illinois CPA Society Honors Oakton Community College Professor Leslie Van Wolvelear with its 2012 Outstanding Educator Award

   The Illinois CPA Society recently honored Leslie Van Wolvelear, CPA, with its 2012 Outstanding Educator Award. The award...


12 Jun, 2012, 12:05 ET Illinois CPA Society Honors Northern Illinois University Professor James C. Young with its 2012 Outstanding Educator Award

   The Illinois CPA Society recently honored Professor James C. Young, CPA, PhD, with its 2012 Outstanding Educator Award. The...


12 Jun, 2012, 10:59 ET Illinois CPA Society Honors Sheldon P. Holzman with its 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award

 The Illinois CPA Society recently honored Sheldon P. Holzman, CPA/CFF, CFE, with its 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award for his commitment to the...


11 Jun, 2012, 11:24 ET Illinois CPA Society Rewards Accounting Students Through Scholarships

This year, the Illinois CPA Society awarded $47,000 in scholarships to 23 accounting students from multiple institutions around the state....


03 May, 2012, 10:29 ET Illinois CPA Society Appoints 2012-2013 Board of Directors

 The Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) recently announced the installment of its 2012-2013 Board of Directors. The Society, the fourth largest state...


24 Apr, 2012, 13:52 ET Illinois CPA Society Suggests Five Ways for You to Use Your Tax Refund Wisely

 With the tax deadline behind us, the IRS is expecting to receive over 144 million returns – most of which will result in a refund....


04 Apr, 2012, 15:35 ET Rushing to Beat the April 17 Tax Deadline? Illinois CPA Society Says Double-Check Your Work to Avoid Costly Mistakes

Even with two extra days this year, you may be behind on filing your taxes. With the April 17 deadline fast approaching, it's even more important...


26 Mar, 2012, 14:53 ET Illinois CPA Society Reminds You of Ways to Save on Your 2011 Taxes

 As the tax filing deadline quickly approaches, you may be scrambling to get everything filed on time. Make sure you don't overlook money...


13 Mar, 2012, 09:58 ET April 2 Deadline Fast Approaching for Illinois CPA Society Scholarships

 Monday, April 2, 2012 is the application deadline for 2012-13 academic year Illinois CPA Society scholarships. Students pursuing an accounting...