The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (www.aicpa.org) is the national, professional association of CPAs, with more than 360,000 members worldwide, including CPAs in business and industry, public practice, government and education. It sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for audits and private companies; federal, state and local governments; and not-for-profit organizations. The AICPA publishes the website www.IFRS.com to inform members and the public about international accounting standards..
The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) is the world’s largest anti-fraud organization and the premier provider of anti-fraud training and education. Together with more than 50,000 members, the ACFE is reducing the incidence of fraud and white-collar crime worldwide and inspiring public confidence in the integrity and objectivity within the profession. (www.ACFE.com)
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce is the voice of business in the seventh largest metropolitan area in America. Created in 1907, the Chamber was the region’s first business organization and remains the largest in South Florida with an ambitious program of work and a member workforce of 400,000 employees.
The Greater Miami Chamber is dedicated to building the best environment for business in the Americas. It’s an activist Chamber, committed to improving the economic vitality of the community, with a keen eye on quality of life issues and social justice for all residents. (www.miamichamber.com)
The IRS website is a treasure trove of tax information: Download and print forms, file your taxes and get a Small Business Tax Kit. Find answers to frequently asked questions and get the latest tax information. (www.irs.ustreas.gov/prod/)
Spectrum is a non-partisan consultancy that specializes in the economics, regulation and policy of legalized gambling worldwide. We have provided independent research and professional services to public- and private-sector clients since 1993. Spectrum is widely recognized by gaming regulators, government agencies, gaming operators and analysts throughout the world for delivering independent, transparent and credible research and analysis that withstands the highest levels of scrutiny and helps our clients reach their goals.
View 10-K annual reports and proxy filings. Corporate filings submitted electronically to the SEC are also available for online viewing. (www.sec.gov/)
Noteworthy Media Resources
The Daily Business Review is the primary tool, information source and communication forum for South Florida lawyers and business professionals who routinely engage in deal making, client development and business negotiations. We provide legal, real estate and financial information for the top lawyers and business executives in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. (http://www.dailybusinessreview.com/)
South Florida's source for the latest breaking local news, plus sports, weather, business, jobs, real estate, shopping, health, travel, entertainment and more. (http://www.miamiherald.com/)
The South Florida Business Journal covers covering general business news, major events in Miami, Florida, and around the world, with sections on global news and local news, business news and political news, and Florida cultural life. (http://www.bizjournals.com/southflorida)
The Wall Street Journal is a business-focused international daily newspaper based in New York City. The Wall Street Journal is the largest newspaper in the United States by circulation. (http://www.wsj.com/)