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THE IPA INSIDER E-NEWS UPDATE 

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INSIDER
THE 2017
SURVEY IS OPEN
FOR PARTICIPATION




The 27th annual IPA Survey and Analysis of Firms is open for participation at no cost.

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Contact our office to receive your invitation today.
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THE ROAD TO RETENTION
IPA and ConvergenceCoaching have analyzed input from more than 700 young professionals at firms across the country, providing a focused look at what it takes to engage and retain professionals aged 21-40
 
 
THE IPA BLOG
March 7, 2017
MERGERS IN THE NEWS
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FIRMS IN THE NEWS
Dispute over Arthur Andersen
 Name Heats Up...A new global firm calling itself Arthur Andersen has fired back at Andersen Tax officials who say the once-iconic brand name is actually theirs. Andersen Tax officials say their firm represents the Arthur Andersen name and legacy better than the other firm, which they say has only one firm alumna. Read the entire post.
 



THE 2017 IPA MANAGING PARTNER SURVEY
No MP owns a how-to guidebook on juggling the multiple - and sometimes competing - priorities demanding their attention every day. INSIDE Public Accounting, therefore, asked more than 70 MPs to offer anonymous insights on the frustrations, challenges, joys and rewards of the top job. In a 12-question survey, they offered unfiltered, candid insights.
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DOWNLOAD THE FIRST OF MANY ARTICLES UNCOVERED IN THE MP SURVEY.

Here are responses to two of the questions.
ONLINE ARTICLES
MARCH 2017 SPONSOR
 
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CPAmerica International is an accounting association made up of independent CPA firms. Founded in 1978 by a group of firms, CPAmerica has a rich history dedicated to helping accounting and consulting firms improve through sharing.
THE 2016 BENCHMARKING REPORT...IT'S NOT TO LATE TO MAKE POSITIVE CHANGE
The best time to plan for your future is right after your key season. Don't miss out on the 2016 IPA National Benchmarking Report. Do a debrief with trusted data from the leading benchmarking provider in the nation!  
MARCH MADNESS
IPA Needs Your Help To Win Brackets For Good!
 
Help Us Meet Our Goal.

Murray Platt

Those of you who know us well know that we are part of GRRACE, a rescue organization in Indiana that works to rescue and re-home abandoned Golden Retrievers. GRRACE has been selected as one of the 64 nonprofits for the 2017 Brackets For Good fundraising tournament.
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Help us advance GRRACE to the next round with your generous donation today!

Every $1 donated equals 1 point scored for GRRACE. At the end of each of the six rounds of the 5-week tournament, the nonprofit with the most points in the individual match-up advances to the next round, the points are reset, and the fundraising continues until a champion is crowned.
TAKE YOUR FIRM TO THE NEXT LEVEL!
Are you interested in best practices in human resources? In firm administration? In information technology?
PARTICIPATE IN THE 2017 IPA INTERNAL OPERATIONAL SURVEYS
The firm administration, human resources and information technology reports dig deeper into the operations and best practices of participating accounting firms across the U.S.
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