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Accounting Club recognized during Maroon Minute

The Accounting Club at Missouri State University was recently recognized by the Institute of Management Accountants.

The chapter was the recipient of the Award of Excellence and the Outstanding Student Chapter award and received a cash award of $1,000 in recognition of this achievement.

Chapters are evaluated on seven criteria including: planning and evaluation, communications, programs and activities and administrative. Missouri State was one of only four chapters nationally recognized as an Outstanding Student Chapter.

Maroon Minutes highlight Missouri State University’s points of pride: the accomplishments of our faculty, staff, students and supporters. Each Maroon Minute first airs during a home football or basketball game.

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Grant for Low Income Tax Clinic renewed

Dr. Sandra Byrd, professor in the School of Accountancy at Missouri State University, received a grant renewal for the Low Income Tax Clinic. The clinic, which offers both controversy and English as a second language (ESL) services, has been helping those in low income households for many years.

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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program offers free tax preparation

Missouri State University runs a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program to prepare and file tax returns for qualified individuals. VITA, established by the Internal Revenue Service, is designed to assist taxpayers with their current year tax return preparation. The VITA services are free to qualifying individuals — taxpayers with income of less than $51,000, older […]

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Free Tax Preparation Clinics

The MSU School of Accountancy will once again this spring be offering its free tax preparation clinics to the general public who qualify under the low income guidelines.  This service will begin Saturday, February 2, 2013 and run through Saturday, April 13, 2013.  Please check our link under “Public Service Tax Clinics” for dates, times, locations and additional information.

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Olivia Kimminau named “MSCPA Student of the Month”

Olivia Kimminau, a Graduate Assistant for the School of Accountancy during the Spring 2013 semester, has been named by the Missouri Society of CPAs as the December 2012 Student of the Month.  Olivia was nominated by the faculty at Missouri State University for this honor.  The MSCPA has a student website, www.leap-forward.com<http://www.leap-forward.com>, which highlights accounting majors in Missouri.  Every month an accounting major from a Missouri school, who is an MSCPA student member, is showcased.  Please check out the direct link (<http://www.leap-forward.com/sotmwinner.html>) to the winner’s page on Thursday, January 31, 2013 or later to read about Olivia as the newest monthly winner!

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2013 SOA Scholarship & Awards Banquet

The annual SOA Scholarship & Awards Banquet for the upcoming fall 2013 semester will be held on Thursday, September 5, 2013 in the Crystal Room of Kentwood Hall commencing at 6:30 p.m. The event is free to School of Accountancy scholarship award recipients, but we encourage recipients to bring guest(s) to share the evening with them (at the cost of @$20 per person to cover the cost of the banquet meal).  Tickets may be purchased in the SOA office up to two days before the event.  Please call Linda in the School of Accountancy office at 417-836-5414 with any questions regarding the event.

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