The Gender Gap in Accounting Salaries [AT]
The gap in 2012 was 78% (i.e. women earn 78 cents for every dollar earned by men), according to an IMA survey.
CEO of Deloitte in Israel killed in Eilat airplane crash [Haaretz]
Igel Brightman was Chairman and CEO of Deloitte Brightman Almagor Zohar. The Israel firm's homepage has a tribute up.
If Only I Was an Accountant [HP]
This guy is a lawyer who wishes he was an accountant. Why? Well, he'd like a job, for one thing.
KPMG replaces PricewaterhouseCoopers as INM auditor [Irish Times]
It doesn't exactly make up for losing HSBC, but it's something.
Tax cheats about to lose their licenses [NYP]
Gov. Cuomo plans to announce a program today that allows New York to suspend the driver’s licenses of taxpayers who owe more than $10,000, The Post has learned. The state estimates it will recoup $26 million this fiscal year and about $6 million a year in future years. The first round of suspension notices are being sent to 16,000 tax delinquents, who have 60 days to pay the bill or make satisfactory arrangements to cough up the money.
CliftonLarsonAllen Acquires Beck Advisory Group [AT]
“Beck Advisory Group has garnered a strong reputation serving both independent physician groups and health care system-based physician practices,” CliftonLarsonAllen health care leader John Richter said in a statement. “While CLA has historically been focused on serving independent providers, we believe the current economic environment and the implementation of health care reform will accelerate the alignment of hospitals and physicians. Our acquisition of the Beck Advisory Group will greatly expand our ability to serve the complex needs of our healthcare clients.”
Number of accountancy firms contracts nearly 2% in a year [Accountancy Age]
And it's been a 15.5% drop in the last five years in the UK.