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TBC sends two delegates to international tax and accounting meeting in Atlanta

Steve Cardinal, Partner and Ryan Smith, Partner, with the accounting firm of Teal, Becker & Chiaramonte, CPAs, P.C. (TBC) were delegates to CPAmerica International’s 2013 International Tax and Accounting Meeting in Atlanta, Ga. The conference took place earlier this month.

Steve Cardinal
Steve Cardinal

The meeting, which is an annual event sponsored by CPAmerica, brings together accounting professionals within the association membership to discuss international business development and strategy, networking, member sharing and continuing professional education.

“The relationship that we have with CPAmerica affords us many opportunities to be a “big” firm with a personal touch,” said Smith. “There are many advantages in having a face-to-face meeting with other international group members, one of which being that it allows us to make more personal connections with the individuals that will help TBC strengthen its international capabilities.”


Ryan Smith
Ryan Smith

The agenda for the event included a variety of outside speakers and topics. Topics covered included: Using Uncle Sam to Identify and Develop Export Markets, International Tax Toolkit, Accounting & Auditing, Creating and Managing an International Business Practice, International Business Development Member Sharing Exercise, What does Exceptional International Business service look like?, International Business Development Exercise Workshop, International Business Action Plan.


TBC is an exclusive member of CPAmerica, one the nation’s largest associations of independent accounting firms. Members share industry-specific knowledge, training programs, practice management techniques and best practices.


TBC was founded in 1971 and serves thousands of clients in the areas of accounting, auditing, tax, and advisory services. The Firm offers specialty services such as trusts and estates, business advisory, valuation, litigation support services, fraud investigation, forensic accounting, and pension services for a diverse clientele in five primary markets: commercial businesses, governmental, employee benefit plans, not-for-profit organizations, and individuals. Commercial clientele includes construction contractors, distributors, manufacturers, professional service firms, automotive dealers, real estate developers, retailers, technology companies, and wholesalers among other businesses.


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