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Technology Conference

Last chance to register!
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Conference is August 17 - 18 in Pelham, AL. Customize your experience - participating in four general sessions and selecting to attend up to five out of fifteen breakout sessions. During the two-day program, participants attend nine highly informative sessions that are particularly relevant to their unique needs and tastes. 

AICPA Peer Review Program Advanced Course

Friday, September 1 - Montgomery

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Alabama Society of CPAs will be hosting the AICPA Peer Review Program Advanced Course at our facility for any peer reviewers needing to complete their requirements for this year.

    Excel - From Best Practices to Advanced

    Are you using Excel to its fullest potential?  Register for one of our upcoming Excel classes to find out how to elevate your Excel skills.

    Documenting Your EBP Audit

    Pelham - August 22
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    When auditing employee benefit plans, you not only need to know auditing guidance but due to the uniqueness of these audits, you need to understand compliance requirements as well. Pairing these two together and keeping track of all documentation needed can be challenging. This course will help you identify those unique audit areas and provide various working paper examples that will assist you in understanding these specialized audit procedures and the documentation necessary to perform an audit in accordance with the applicable standards.

    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

    Need to make an announcement for your next chapter meeting or special event? Contact Diane Christy at

    Local firm in Montgomery is seeking a CPA with 8 to 10 years of experience in public accounting.  Experience should be primarily in the tax services area.  Competitive compensation and benefits.  
    Send resume to:

    Auburn University Foundation Position Open- Act Now!
    The AU Foundation has an Analyst II/Institutionally-Related Foundation Finance Reporting position open.  DEADLINE IS AUGUST 17.  Requirements are for 2-6 years of experience in public accounting, CPA preferred.  These jobs at AU are highly coveted and are great jobs with wonderful benefits, including state employee retirement, excellent insurance plans, up to 6 weeks of vacation, plus generous sick leave.  All applications should be submitted through the AU employment website HERE.  Search job title “Analyst II/IRF Finance Reporting (Accountant/Analyst, AU Foundation)” in the drop down.  You will be able to complete the application and upload your resume and other documents.

    Protect Your Identity
    Protect your identity and help fight tax fraud by creating an electronic ID. The eID app verifies your identity using a selfie, creating a credential that and is unique to you and only you. When taxes are filed, you will receive an in-app notification to verify the return, ensuring that your identity has not been compromised. Visit to learn how to create an Alabama eID today.

    Practices for Sale

    Thinking about selling your practice? Accounting Practice Sales delivers results, bringing you the best price, optimal terms, and a buyer who represents an ideal fit for your clientele. Contact us today for a confidential discussion.

    • Marshall County, AL CPA grossing $170,000 * New *
    • Gulf Shores, AL CPA grossing $125,000 * New *
    • Northwest AL CPA grossing $440,000 * New *
    • Huntsville CPA grossing $340K * Sold *
    • Upper Cumberland CPA grossing $55,000 * New *
    • Knoxville CPA grossing $640,000 * New *
    • Blount County, TN tax practice grossing $260K * Sale Pending *
    • West of Downtown Chattanooga CPA grossing $165,000 * Available *
    • Pensacola tax practice grossing $445K * Available *
    • Destin CPA grossing $50K * New *
    • Jacksonville, FL CPA grossing $435K * Available *

      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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