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2015 DIV Winners

The Houston CPA Society’s Diversity & Inclusiveness Committee launched an annual award in 2015 meant to celebrate CPA firms and Accounting Departments in large companies who are leaders in Houston in promoting diverse and inclusive workplaces. Our 2016 winners will be announced in the coming weeks, but we’d like to say thank you to our [...]

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Diversity Award Nominations Open 2016

New Diversity & Inclusiveness Award—Nominations Now Open! As the Houston CPA Society continues to work towards increasing efforts to highlight diversity in the accounting profession, three organizations will be recognized for their outstanding and continuous contributions to promoting diversity within the accounting profession through the newly implemented Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award. The three [...]

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Diversity Reception – November 5, 2015

November 5th Networking Event The Houston CPA Society’s Diversity Committee will co-host a networking event along with ALPFA, NABA, AWSCPA, and Ascend on November 5th. Members from all five organizations are welcome.  The event will be held at the Houston CPA Society offices (777 Post Oak Blvd, Suite 500) from 5:30-7:30pm. This is a free [...]

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Roundtable Discussion Groups

With the accounting profession becoming more and more specialized, we know that many people are looking for groups to discuss best practices concerning their specialty. As such, we’ve created a couple of groups for you (with more in the works!). These groups meet either monthly or bi-monthly, and there is a discount for joining on [...]

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New Member Orientation/Membership Open House

The Houston CPA Society will host an orientation for new members of the Houston CPA Society. The event is also open to the general membership for whoever wants to come network and learn a little more about what the Society’s committees have to offer. The Open House will take place on Monday, June 15th from [...]

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CPAs Helping Schools – Dues Change Notice 2015

CPAs Helping Schools (CHS) members appreciate your continued support of our programs to assist grades PK-12.  As a TSCPA member, you have an opportunity to make an annual donation to our program with your annual membership dues remittance to TSCPA.  Under “Voluntary Contributions/ Chapter Scholarship/Helping Schools Fund”, CHS previously received this donation. There is one [...]

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Running the Numbers: Halo House 5K

The Community Services Committee has many opportunities throughout the year for members to give back to their community by volunteering at Charity Auctions, Back to School program, Santa CPAs and other events.  This year, one of our goals was to select a new event such as participating in a running event and open it up [...]

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2015 VITA

Since 1998, the Houston CPA Society has sponsored and staffed a VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) site at the University of Houston’s Main Campus. There, CPAs and accounting student volunteers provide free tax return preparation assistance to foreign students. For the 2014 tax season, over 200 returns were prepared for nonresident students. More volunteers are [...]

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Scholarship Extravaganza Auction Needs 2015

The annual Scholarship Extravaganza is just around the corner on February 21 at the Houston Country Club, and we are expecting a full house for this great event!  CPAs Helping Schools (CHS) is the primary beneficiary of auction and miscellaneous fundraising proceeds, while net proceeds of event ticket sales and sponsorships are split with 80% [...]

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2015 Medicare Workshops Conference

The HealthCare Committee is beginning plans for the 3rd Annual Medicare Workshops Conference, focusing on information for CPAs approaching 65 years of age.  The Committee has broadened its Mission/Goals to include “providing Medicare healthcare information to the Houston CPA Society’s membership,” as the Society has over 1,000 members within three years of approaching age 65. [...]

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