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San Antonio Accounting Societies

Local Accounting Firms

  • BKD
    In the last few years several local firms have been acquired, like the Hnake group, by national firms such as BKD.
  • Grant Thornton San Antonio
    Grant Thornton is one of the large national firms occupying the size ladder below the Big Four.l
  • Padgett Stratemann is now RMS
    As San Antonio becomes a bigger player in Texas Business, more national firms are entering this market. A national firm does not start from zero. RMS (http://rsmus.com/) purchased Padgett. This gives the buyer a large client base to start with. Typically the local partners have made a handsome profit on their time at the firm. But seeking to recoup the investment, the buyer typically raises fees knowing some business will be lost. RMS has re located from North Loop 410 to 1604 and 281. Renee Foshee, a tax expert with the firm, is the current SA CPA Society President.
  • Turner Cleveland PC
    Terry Cleveland has addressed our students. Two of our graduates are employed with at this firm.
  • weaver CPA
    Weaver is one of the largest Texas based Accounting Firms.
  • Hill and Ford CPAs
    Kim Ford has addressed our students. She has expanded her practice from tax and write up to forensic investigation and court testimony.
  • Fisher Herbst and Kemble P. C.
    Bruce Howard who was on our Business Advisory Council was the Officer Manger for this firm.
  • Ridout Barrett CPAs
    Tony Ridout has visited and addressed our students many times. We have placed graduates with Ridout for several years.

Financial Consulting Firms

  • Aventine Hill Partners, Inc.
    Beth Hair CEO founded Aventine in San Antonio in 2009. The firm now has offices in Dallas, Austin, San Antonio, and Houston. She formerly was with RGP.
  • Resource Global Professionals
    Susan Hough has been to campus and spoken to our students. She is the San Antonio Manager of RGP. RGP and Aventine are not CPA firms. Instead they offer contract specialists for firms needing specific tasks such as compliance or Controllerships.

Accounting Information

Accounting Certifications

Accounting Information

TAMUSA Library

  • P2240002
    Learn about the accounting review mateirals!

Geo Politics

  • Foreign Affairs
    :Published by the Council on Foreign Relations
  • Institute for the Study of War
    The Institute for the Study of War advances an informed understanding of military affairs through reliable research, trusted analysis, and innovative education. We are committed to improving the nation’s ability to execute military operations and respond to emerging threats in order to achieve U.S. strategic objectives. ISW is a non-partisan, non-profit, public policy research organization.
  • Stratfor
    This Austin, TX based site was begun by an ex Texas State Professor.

Columnists - Thoughtful Reading

Economic Sites and Blogs

The View from Abroad

San Antonio Ragtime Society

  • San Antonio Ragtimne Society
    This is an organization that sponsors the only annual Ragtime Festival in Texas. A TAMUSA student is an active member.
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San Antonio Ragtime Society

  • San Antonio Ragtimne Society
    This is an organization that sponsors the only annual Ragtime Festival in Texas. A TAMUSA student is an active member.

Socionomics

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June 25, 2009

Comments

Richard Delgado Jr

To me they both matter on the same level. If you cheat the government out of the money you owe, how do you except the constitutes that you represent not to follow the leader. On the other hand, cheating on your spouse is coming more common but is still unacceptable. When you are an elected official in any office, you are to set the example. All our elected officials are for getting the phase "Led by example."

Dennis Elam

Yet wee tolerate that routinely on the left coast, no doubt politicians yearn for that same standard on the right coast.
I suspect as Richard says that Wash DC has no idea how letting these poilticians skirt the IRS rules that apply to the rest of us.

Olivia Tober

Touching subject!! Actors and actresses expect to get caught because they are always in the limelight. Having affairs is one thing and doing their job is another. The Hollywood types continue to get support becuase for the most part they continue to do their jobs. Example: Clint Eastwood and Grand Tarino. He may have several kids from several marriages but does he continue to support them? I'm sure that he does and this is why he is still looked upon as a legend in Hollywood. It's unfortunate but if your in the limelight you should expect all the dirt to come out. My question is "Is he doing his job?" Who cares what goes on in his personal life!! Now instead of doing his job everyone will be focused on his personal life. Talk about distractions. It's unfortunate for him that this draws so much attention but it is the way of our world. All these politicians that avoid taxes and claim "I didn't know" are the ones that should be focused on. Even after all this they continue to move up the ladder. Maybe Sanford's thinking is, hey the president got away with it, why can't I? Our world is nuts!! There is no such thing as ethics, only convience.

Dennis Elam

I suspect your last sentence has this pretty well framed, good ob servation that Clint supports his kids.

brad phillips

I see this not as just "cheating", but lying! He had his entire staff blowing smoke. He is in a position of authority, and in charge of an entire state. My family is from SC, and it is a very conservative state, and don't think they will let this one go.

10 euphemisms from the Mark Sanford affair
1. recharging after the stimulus battle
2. undisclosing my location
3. wanting to do something exotic
4. parking the Suburban at the airport
5. driving the Argentine coast
6. refusing the federal stimulus package
7. resigning as chairman of the Republican Governors Association
8. improving The State’s circulation
9. not disputing the authenticity of the emails
10. upholding the Monroe Doctrine

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