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Inside Integra Newsletter December 2017 (Issue 6)

Cloud-Accounting


Cloud Accounting AICPA Workshop January 11/12 New York, NY - $900 Here is the flyer - with link to register - for more information contact Laurie Daschuk.

Integra World Wide Conference Tokyo, Japan - A Great Experience

We want to thank Tetsunori (Ted) Chiba for hosting our Global Conference this October. See a clip from the welcome reception here...

Ted and his staff made a great welcome and was a gracious host for our group of travellers. The conference program highlights included a humorous presentation from Ted on Japanese Culture, 3 esteemed local speakers on topics of Technology, Doing Business in Japan, and Global Ethics. After taking in some more presentations on Accounting topics, everyone enjoyed the evening events and afternoon tours.

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Integra Global Board Elections Results - Tokyo Conference

Five Board Members have been re-elected: Giuseppe Scibetta, Doug White, Franz Schweiger, Don DeGrazia and Britta Kotteritzsch. We have 5 Board members staying on to complete their terms: Brian Hunter, David Borg, Steve Austin, Mark Saunders and Steve William. See press release here...

Integra Committees and Special Interest Groups

Integra members have the option to become involved in one of our many Committees or Special Interest Groups - you can find these listed on Integra Interactive - our members only area of the website. Here is a list of groups you can get involved with:
• International Tax - link on website
• Audit and Accounting - link on website - Meeting notes on Integra Interactive
• Pro You and Exchange Program - link on website - New Exchange Program Forms are on Integra Interactive Library - Next Pro You Conference Call December 18
• U.S. State and Local Taxation - link on website this group is ready to take your State and Local Tax Questions...
• Real Estate - link on website - Meeting notes on Integra Interactive
• Latin America - coming soon
• Marketing Special Interest Group - for Marketing staff within Accounting firms, next conference call January 5th - rsvp to Laurie Daschuk
• New Services - coming soon
• Valuation, Forensics and Litigation - coming soon

Webinars
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January 16th, 2018 - FASB Update on Non Profit Accounting Standards with Bill Sims and Bridget Lisa - Salmon Sims Thomas & Associates, PLLC. RSVP to Laurie Daschuk - Free for members. If you missed the November webinar on Lease Accounting or the September webinar on Exit Taxation, find all the recordings in the Integra Interactive (members only area) library. March 2018 - The Taxation of Owning Real Estate in the UK with Tim Cook - Wilder Coe Ltd.



Book Release Announcement

bchewOur member at Wilder Coe Ltd., Bee-Lean Chew, has recently published a book available on Amazon: Forensic Accounting and Finance. A complete guide to Forensic Accounting and Finance, this book is ideal for a wide range of forensic accounting individuals; from advanced-level students to mid-level forensic accounting professional who are looking to boost their specialist knowledge as part of their CPD and wish to build more knowledge in this highly skilled area.

Forensic AccountingDemand for expertise in this field is growing, and Forensic Accounting and Finance offers a complete, accessible and affordable guide, combining coverage of principle theory with the real and practical needs of the professional. Written by a strong academic and practitioner author team and in association with the Network for Independent Forensic Accountants, this book covers all forensic accounting topics from forensics as an extension of auditing and the basic principles of forensic accounting, to financial analysis and modelling, financial reporting, financial crime, and IT systems. Forensic Accounting and Finance shares current examples and case studies, highlighting cultural differences for key topics with updated regional legislation information available online for those looking for a truly up to date global approach.

Member News

olgaWe have a new member firm in Moscow, Russia - MarkPrior is a firm with 5 partners and 38 staff, and they offer a wide range of audit, tax, accounting, advisory and legal services. The main contact person is Mrs. Olga Maximova who can be contacted at maximova@markprior.ru For more information about the firm, please visit their website at www.markprior.ru


WojciechWe have a new member firm in Warsaw, Poland - Ground Frost Sp. z.o.o. is a firm with 4 partners and 13 staff, and they offer highly specialized services in the field of accounting, finance and business consulting. The main contact person is Mr. Wojciech Krynski who can be contacted at wojciech.krynski@groundfrost.pl For more information about the firm, please visit their website at www.groundfrost.pl



Wilder-Coe-Ltd-d8764ac13d4efa53058492200270917fMark Saunders announces that Wilder Coe Ltd. has moved! Their new address: 1st Floor Sackville House, 143-149 Fenchurch Street, London, EC3M 6BN. This is also the new Corporate address for Integra International.


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Integra Members have article published in the Journal of Accountancy. The report, Practical Considerations For Lease Accounting, by Steve Austin, managing partner of Swenson Advisors, LLP, was published today. Also contributing to this report were Marion Adams, CPA, audit director, Swenson Advisors, LLP; Simon Terry-Lloyd, managing principal, Cresa San Diego; and Don Mitchell, managing principal, Cresa San Diego.

ksdtAccounting and tax advisory firm Kabat, Schertzer, De La Torre, Taraboulos & Company (KSDT) today announced it has merged in JL Hofmann & Associates, a Coral Gables, Fla.,-based firm with more than 25 years of experience providing accounting, tax and pre-immigration planning services to multinational individuals, families and businesses. Under the terms of the merger, JL Hofmann’s staff of 6 professionals joined KSDT, where John Hofmann has been named partner. Full press release here...

Staff News

Gerry Herter has published the November edition of Accounting & Audit Alert - view it here.

Joan Lliteras and Slava Denissenko have met last week to facilitate the transfer of the EMEIA New Member Manager position effective January 2018.

Upcoming Conference Dates

  • May Conference: May 17-19, 2018 - San Juan, Puerto Rico - Register in January

We will stay next to the Cruise Ship Terminal at the Sheraton Old San Juan. Start your visit on Wednesday - Golf Tournament and Resort Visit to the Dorado Beach Golf Club & see the Rockefeller Mansion. Friday/Saturday Evening Dinners and Dancing and Music are planned at the Barrachina Restaurant and Latin Roots Salsa Club. Friday walking tours for spouses and guests in Old San Juan. Enjoy the Saturday Afternoon Historical tour at the Bacardi Distillery.

  • June Conference: June 14-16, 2018 - Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Cross Border Tax Workshop: September 22, 2018 - New York, USA
  • October World Wide Conference: October 18-20, 2018 - Florence, Italy


Business Referrals

Member-to-member referrals are a real benefit of the Integra Association. If you would like to share any referrals or assistance from Integra members, please send an e-mail to Laurie or Susanne and we will gladly report on your behalf. It is your chance to publicly thank your colleagues.

Brian Hunter at Fenner, Melstrom & Dooling PLC - would like to thank Dirk Lehman at Wageman + Partner PartG mbB for helping with a client.

Noureddine Zougah from our member firm A3C in Tunesia thanked Pomara Scibetta & Partners in Milan, Italy, and especially Sabrina Iannuzzi for her assistance in a difficult tax issue in Italy for one of the clients of A3C.

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Newsletter Administrator Laurie Daschuk • Vancouver, BC, Canada

Tel: +1-604-309-2533 • Email: laurie.daschuk@integra-international.net

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