TAG Foundation, the charitable foundation of TAGLaw® and TIAG®, contributed $5,000 to the charity ShelterBox USA during the alliances' recent international conferences in San Francisco. ShelterBox provides emergency supplies to survivors of disasters around the world.
"TAGLaw and TIAG are proud to offer this donation to ShelterBox on behalf of TAG Foundation," said Bob Sattin, the president of the two alliances. "We began supporting ShelterBox in the wake of the tsunami that struck Fukushima, Japan. They impressed us as a charity that offered critical, life-saving help to the people most affected by a disaster. We are pleased to continue this relationship with ShelterBox by giving this donation."
The International Accounting Group (TIAGÂ®) will conduct its 20th international conference in Boston from May 6th through 8th. Continuing to provide its members with unmatched access to accounting and legal professionals, TAGLawÂ®, TIAG's sister alliance of independent law firms, will also convene for its 28th international conference. The two alliances will conduct joint sessions on the second day of the conference.
Among the many notable sessions at the conference is â€œThe Accounting Profession 2025â€ to be presented by the AICPAâ€™s Vice President of Small Business Interests, James Metzler.
TAGLaw®, the sister alliance of TIAG® (The International Accounting Group), has been recognized as an "Elite" network in the Chambers Global 2013 rankings guide for legal networks. TAGLaw is one of more than 30 global legal networks, but one of only six to receive the highest ranking of "Elite" in Chambers Global.
TIAG and TAGLaw combine to provide professional accounting, financial and legal services on a worldwide scale. With approximately 12,500 professionals in over 260 member firms, and more than 450 offices in over 90 countries, they serve clients ranging from the Fortune 1000 to local businesses. In 2012, Accountancy Age ranked TIAG, in combination with TAGLaw, as one of the three largest alliances of accountants in the world.
â€œIn addition to the many benefits provided by TIAG, the relationship with TAGLaw is one that many of our members strategically utilizeâ€ aid Robert Sattin, President of TIAG. â€œThe collaboration that takes place between TIAG and TAGLaw members is evident in the many success stories we receive, our cross-alliance Specialty Groups and the collegial environment at our international conferences and regional meetings.â€
â€œTIAGâ€™s relationship with TAGLaw gives our firm an incredible advantage when clients have questions involving cross-border mattersâ€ aid Oksana Hoey of Murray, Jonson, White & Associates, TIAGâ€™s Virginia member. â€œI also serve as a co-chair of TIAG and TAGLawâ€™s TAG Tax Specialty Group and have had the opportunity to work hand-in-hand with talented accounting and legal professionals from around the world.â€
About TIAG and TAGLaw
TIAG (The International Accounting Group) and TAGLaw are alliances of high quality, independent law firms and accounting firms.Â Combined, the two alliances provide professional accounting, financial and legal services on a worldwide scale. With approximately 12,500 professionals in over 260 member firms, and more than 450 offices in over 90 countries, the two alliances serve tens of thousands of clients from all industry and commercial sectors. For more information about TIAG, visit www.TIAGnet.com or more information on TAGLaw, visit www.TAGLaw.com.
About Chambers Global
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"Moving Forward with Laterals: The case of the five W's and an H." an article written by TIAG President Robert U. Sattin, is published in CCH's May issue of CPA Practice Management Forum. In the article, Mr. Sattin discusses how to improve the chances of a lateral hire's success.
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TIAGÂ® and TAGLawÂ®, two worldwide alliances of independent accounting and law firms, announced they were contributing over $30,000USD to the victims and to relief efforts of Hurricane Sandy, which devastated the New York and New Jersey coasts in late October. The organizations are doing so through their charitable organization, TAG Foundation.
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