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Equifax Data Breach, Don't Take the Bait, MICPA Career Fair and more

by MICPA | Sep 19, 2017   ()

Equifax Data Breach Victims – Steps to Take NOW
Learn more about the far-reaching Equifax data breach and steps you can take to protect yourself, and find cybersecurity resources to help protect your clients and organization in this AICPA Insights blog post. READ MORE

Don’t Take the Bait: Act Quickly after a Data Incident
If you experience a data breach or theft of client data it is in your interest and the interest of your clients to contact the IRS immediately. Fast action is critical because criminals can quickly convert the stolen data into fraudulent tax returns to claim refunds. READ MORE

MICPA to Host Career Fair Sept. 29
The MICPA is helping students entering the field of accounting to build connections and jumpstart their careers. More than 20 employers, colleges and universities from around the state will attend the career fair on Sept. 29 from 1-4 p.m. in Livonia. You must be a student member to participate. Receive your free student membership and complimentary registration for the career fair by applying at MICPA.org/careerfair. READ MORE

MICPA to Host Conference for Growing Michigan Industries Sept. 26
The MICPA is hosting a conference for those working in automotive, construction and insurance industries. The Automotive Dealers, Construction Industry, Controllers and Insurance Conference will offer specialized tracks for each area to help equip attendees with the most up-to-date information including managing tax regulation, harnessing technology and keeping up with cyber security. The conference is scheduled for Sept. 26 in Livonia. READ MORE

Tax Relief Available to Hurricane Harvey and Irma Victims
Extension of time to file and other forms of tax relief are available to victims of hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Check www.irs.gov/hurricaneharvey and www.irs.gov/hurricaneirma for the latest updates.

Michigan Treasury Outreach Announces Upcoming Events
The Michigan Department of Treasury announced upcoming outreach events in Grand Rapids (Oct. 10), Lansing (Oct. 10) and Livonia (Nov. 9). These seminars will focus on the resources available to business taxpayers through Michigan Treasury Online (MTO). SEE FLYER

Why Lease Accounting Laggards Face Serious Risks
Here’s what organizations need to consider as they implement the new Financial Accounting Standards Board rules—and why it’s smart to start that work promptly. READ MORE

New #CPApowered Promotion Launches Nationwide
CPAs are the stars of two engaging 30-second videos that launched Sept. 15 on social media and will air on national cable TV starting in October. The videos are part of this year’s #CPApowered campaign designed to showcase the strengths of CPA firms as trusted tax and business advisors to consumers and small businesses. READ MORE

Source: MICPA
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