How to Appear Offline to Specific People on Facebook

It's frustrating when you start getting messages on Facebook from people you don't want to talk to. A feature lets you appear offline to specific friends, or appear online to friends you want to chat with. Log in to your Facebook account and click on the name of the person you want to appear offline to. Then click the gear icon to expand Options and select Appear Offline to Person for that user. You can even add multiple contacts. To do so, click on the Options

Florida CPA Today - July/August 2012

Cover Story: Gaining Altitude: Scott Price takes office as FICPA’s youngest Board Chair; Meet the FICPA Executive Committee; To Use or Not to Use Another Auditor’s Work; Clarified Auditing Standards: Prepare Now for the Transition; AICPA Expects Continued Demand for FVS.

Clarified Auditing Standards

Untitled Document It's no secret the world economy has become increasingly globalized through international trading of goods and services. As a result, International Standards on Auditing (ISA) have gained worldwide acceptance as the standards for auditing many nonpublic companies. In 2002, the AICPA recognized the need to converge its Statements on Auditing Standards (SAS) with the ISA, and to format each standard to be easier to read, understand and apply. As a result, a strategy known as the Clarity

To Use or Not to Use Another Auditor's Work

By Lynda M. Dennis, CPA With the issuance of Statement on Auditing Standards (SAS) No. 122, Clarification and Recodification , in October 2011, the Auditing Standards Board's (ASB) Clarity Project reached a major milestone (see the article on page 14). SAS No. 122 contains 39 clarified auditing standards, some of which likely may have a significant effect on current practice, and some of which may not. An area that is expected to be considerably affected by the clarified standards is audits that involve

Scott Price to Lead State CPA Association

Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA) announces that effective July 1, 2012, Scott G. Price, CPA, PFS, CFF, CFE, of Odessa, will serve as the 2012-2013 FICPA Chair. "The FICPA is proud to welcome Scott as Chair," said Deborah Curry, FICPA President. "Scott brings a wealth of experience in accounting, financial management, and regulatory policy matters. His knowledge and experience will be a valuable asset and significantly aid the Board’s deliberations and strategic planning."

Keith N. Faust

Keith Noel Faust, Sr. passed away July 4, 2012. He was born in Chicago, IL on Dec. 21, 1948. Keith graduated from the University of Illinois and got his MBA at Loyola University in Chicago. He was a CPA. He moved around the country with his I.R.S. auditing department job to Chicago, IL; Monroe, LA; Dallas, TX; Detroit, MI; Springfield, IL; Coral Springs, FL and Jacksonville, FL. He is survived by his wife, Betty Ann Schroeder Faust, his children Noel (Kira) and Rebecca, and his sister Debbie (Dan) Pesola.

Barbara Deiter Drill

Barbara Drill, 59, passed away April 19, 2012. Arrangements by Greenlawn Funeral Home, 4300 Beach Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 904-396-2522. Credit:

William L. Furlong

William Lentner Furlong, 79, passed away on July 5, 2012 in Tallahassee, Florida. Bill was born in New Orleans, LA, and raised in Birmingham, AL. He earned a B.S. degree from the University of Alabama. Following his service in the U.S. Navy he earned an from City University of New York

Kimberly P. Ross

Kimberly Paradise Ross, 43, went to the Lord on Sunday, July 8, 2012. Kim was surrounded by her family, who were gathered to help ease her pain and celebrate her life as a wonderful wife, mother, daughter and friend to all. Kim was born in Jacksonville, FL, graduated from Terry Parker High School in 1986 and went on to Florida State University, where she graduated with a B.S. in Accounting in 1990. Kim became a CPA and worked for KPMG in Jacksonville. In 1994, she married John W. Ross of Miami, FL and

How to Check If Your Email Password Was One of 453,000 Leaked This Morning

The passwords to 432,000 email accounts were leaked earlier today. They were leaked from an older Yahoo file associated with the Yahoo! Contributor Network. Yahoo claims that only about 5 percent of the accounts had valid (current) passwords, but here's how to check if your ancient account is one of them. Security company Sucuri has put together a tool to check if your email is included in the 400,000+. It also notes that you might want to check even if your account isn't at Yahoo: