One of our employees recently received an e-mail from our president requesting that she process a wire transfer immediately. The strange part? It wasn’t our current president. In fact it wasn’t even our previous president, and it certainly wasn’t his e-mail address. This was a scam appropriately named “The Fake President Fraud.”
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Thursday, July 19th marked Sweeney Conrad’s second annual Summer Summit! The Summit is our leadership program in which students join our ranks for the day. This year 23 students attended and were able to get a look at a day in the life of an accountant here at Sweeney Conrad.
This month Brittany Malidore, Senior Associate of Client Account Services at Sweeney Conrad, was named by the Washington Society of CPAs (WSCPA), as their 2018 Rising Star. The award recognizes a WSCPA member who is in the process of obtaining a CPA License for active WSCPA leadership, dedication, and service. Candidates are nominated anonymously by their peers and the award is open to any member in Washington state.
In 1992, the Supreme Court ruled in Quill that if a company doesn’t have a physical presence in a state, then the company is not required to collect sales tax for sales to consumers within that state (this was an affirmation of a previous Supreme Court ruling). In those days, the issue was mail order catalogs (Internet, what’s that?).
by Dave Miniken
After four years on the board of directors, and chairing a number of committees, I was recently elected board chair of the Washington Society of CPAs (WSCPA). This is the second time in Sweeney Conrad’s 35-year history that a member of the firm has served in this role; one of our founders, Mike Sweeney, chaired the WSCPA in 1989.