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Tax Reform Update from the AICPA

The newest tax reform update video from the Association of International CPAs is now live on the AICPA Tax Reform Resource Center – it’s Melissa Labant, AICPA’s director of tax advocacy, as she shares an overview of tax reform post-Senate passage.

On Friday, the AICPA sent a letter to the House and Senate members of the conference committee that is reconciling the tax reform bills from each chamber. Read the letter here >>

Down to the Wire -- the 30th Annual Governmental A&A Forum

Only two days until the 30th Annual Governmental A&A Forum in Birmingham, Alabama. Connect with leaders like you from across the state and hear from nationally recognized speakers. Earn Accounting and Auditing and other education hours from premier speakers that focuses on your role in the government.  The 30th Annual Governmental Accounting and Auditing Forum is a must for accountants and CPAs in city and state government positions and for the professionals who audit them.

The Governmental A&A Forum is sponsored by the Alabama Society of CPAs, Association of Government Accountants, Government Finance Officers Association of Alabama, and Maynard, Cooper, & Gale. It's not too late to register at the discounted member rate; register today >>

Nominations are Open for the ASCPA Board of Directors

Are you eager to make a difference in our profession? Are you ready to serve your fellow Alabama CPAs? The ASCPA Nominating Committee is currently accepting nominations for the ASCPA board of directors. The Nominating committee will review the candidates and recommend a slate of officers and board members to be installed at the 2018 Annual Meeting in June.

Interested individuals should submit the nomination information found here by Friday, January 12, 2018.

Champion the Next Generation of Influential CPAs

The Young CPA Cabinet connects and advances young leaders through contribution to their profession, workplaces and communities, championing the next generation of influential certified public accountants. 
If you have been looking for the right place to jump into leadership with your profession, please consider applying for the 2018-2019 Young CPA Cabinet. We are looking for a diverse group of leaders to bring a variety of talents and viewpoints. You must be a CPA, member of the ASCPA, and under 35 years of age at the time of submission. Please email your completed application to Amanda Freeman at by Friday, January 12, 2018.

Upcoming Chapter Events

The ASCPA has 11 chapters throughout Alabama. Chapter membership allows you to network with CPAs in your area, remain active in the ASCPA and track industry news throughout the state.

Need to make an announcement for your next chapter meeting or special event? Contact Diane Christy at >>
Wolters Kluwer Book of the Month

With leading titles in taxation, accounting, estate planning and more, Wolters Kluwer's 100+ publications offer expert information to help you stay on top of industry and market-leading developments. CCH Publications are available in both print and eBook formats to all ASCPA members at a discounted rate.

The December Book of the Month is Oil and Gas: Federal Income Taxation, 2018. Enjoy 40% off for the entire month of December. Find this publication, PLUS more learning solutions and products at >>

Staff Accountant

Brunson, Wilkerson, Bowden, & Associates, P.C. is in search of a staff accountant with experience in public accounting. Responsibilities include all areas of income tax preparation, audit fieldwork and financial statement preparation.

Excellent opportunities for advancement, competitive salary, and benefit package to include health insurance, retirement, and PTO.

Email, or mail your resume to Brunson, Wilkerson, Bowden & Associates, P.C., attention: Jackie Smith, P.O. Box 311710, Enterprise, AL, 36331-1710.

Wanted: Numbers-People Who Are Also People-People
Jackson Thornton is seeking an experienced CPA in the Auburn area with a passion for providing excellent client service. A minimum of two years of experience in public accounting is required. Classification (Senior Associate or Supervisor) will depend on experience. Consideration will be given if not a CPA, if candidate is currently progressin on exam with at least two parts passed. 

For more information, go to:

Your Practice Wanted
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  • Gulf Shores, AL CPA grossing $125,000 * Sold * 
  • Huntsville CPA grossing $340K * Sold *
  • West of Jackson, MS practice grossing $95K * New * Available after 4/15 *
  • Memphis area CPA grossing $290,000 * New *
  • Upper Cumberland CPA grossing $55,000 * New * 
  • West of Downtown Chattanooga CPA grossing $165,000 * Available *
  • Blount County, TN tax practice grossing $260K * Available after 4/15 *
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For more information on these listings or to sell your practice, contact Lori Newcomer, CPA and Tim Price, CPA at (888) 553-1040 or, or visit


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