THE IPA INSIDER E-NEWS UPDATE
December 7, 2017
MERGERS IN THE NEWS
Wipfli acquired Sattell Johnson Appel & Co. of Menomonee Falls, Wis. This is the fifth firm to join Wipfli this year and the second Milwaukee-based firm to join Wipfli in the last 12 months.
IPA SPOTLIGHT
Stacie Kwaiser, COO at Rehmann 
IPA is highlighting Rehmann's COO, Stacie Kwaiser. "Women are facing inflexible policies and unwritten expectations that were established many years ago when the workforce was male-dominated and work-life balance was not a priority."
PEOPLE IN THE NEWS
EY named Kelly Grier as U.S. chairman and MP, and EY Americas area MP, effective July 1, 2018. In her new role, Grier will lead the EY U.S. firm and the EY Americas geographic area. 
THE 2018 INSIDE PUBLIC ACCOUNTING SURVEYS
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The IRS has ruled that bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are considered property, not currency, for tax purposes. That means that consumers should be reporting capital gains if they used bitcoin to make an investment and then cashed out.
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