Thursday, August 27, 2009

Hear More About The Economy From MSCPA's Economist

This morning, MSCPA Economist Chris Kuehl addressed more than 50 CPAs about the state of the economy. His lively session helped CPAs in Missouri learn more about our country's economic recovery and what they can do to strategize during these trying times.

Kuehl summarized his thoughts in this special video (20 minutes)

All MSCPA members receive daily updates from Chris Kuehl through the MSCPA Business Intelligence Brief. Learn more here:

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Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Missouri Jobless Rate Stable

The Missouri economic development department says Missouri's unemployment rate held steady last month. But the department is reluctant to say much about a trend.

The 9.3 percent rate, 278-thousand jobless Missourians still eligible for benefits....and about the same as the seasonally-adjusted figures for June, still the highest in a quarter-century.

But employment gains are reported in durable goods manufacturing, and increases are reported in our two biggest cities which have been losing jobs for months.

Read more at Missourinet:

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Check Out MSCPA's Social Technology Efforts!

The society is stepping up its efforts in social media. In addition to this blog, the society has a twitter feed, which is followed by 250 people, five Facebook pages, a LinkedIn page, and weekly podcasts.

If you haven't yet taken a few minutes to join or follow the society's social media efforts, please do so. It's a great way to stay connected to others in the profession and learn more about specific issues and events related to CPAs in Missouri.


Facebook (this is the general group--search for groups for St. Louis Chapter, Kansas City Chapter, Young Professionals, and Business & Industry):


Weekly Podcasts:

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

CPA Mobility...Now In 45 States!

While Missouri was one of the first states to enact mobility legislation, many other states have stepped up and passed their own mobility provisions over the past couple of years.

The AICPA sent a press release last week reporting that 45 states have successfully passed interstate practice mobility making it easier for CPAs to practice across state lines.

How does this affect your firm?