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  • VITA Lab Offers Tax Help to Community Tax Assistance Program Runs 1 February – 26 March Thursday Jan 28 2016

    With Brigham Young University School of Accountancy students to help, your taxes don’t have to be the stress of the season.


  • Students Place at Deloitte Competition Monday Jan 25 2016

    A team of Brigham Young University accounting students earned a top honor at the national Deloitte FanTAXtic Case Study Competition, taking home the third-place prize and $5,000 in winnings.


  • Top Marriott School Stories of 2015 Thursday Dec 31 2015

    The Marriott School had an amazing 2015. Here's a list of some of our top stories of the year featuring our outstanding students, faculty and alumni.


  • Exposure to Violence Leads to Unethical Behavior Study by School of Accountancy's David Wood published in Journal of Business Ethics Wednesday Dec 02 2015

    Coauthored by School of Accountancy professor David Wood, a study published in the Journal of Business Ethics found that exposure to human violence is strongly linked to an increase in cheating for monetary gain. In other words, violence may be making us less ethical.


  • SimpleCitizen Wins Big at Start Madness Competition BYU student startup takes away $125,000 and audience choice. Friday Sep 25 2015

    For a company with the word simple in its name, one Brigham Young University startup is addressing an issue—gaining U.S. citizenship—that is anything but easy.


  • Marriott School Welcomes New Professors Friday Sep 11 2015

    Five new faculty join the Marriott School of Management starting this fall, including four in the organizational leadership and strategy department and one in the School of Accountancy.


  • BYU, Marriott School Highly Ranked Wednesday Sep 09 2015

    The undergraduate programs of the Marriott School of Management continue to get high marks from U.S. News and World Report, including a No. 34 overall ranking. The Marriott School’s accounting program is ranked No. 3, its international business program ranks No. 19 and the entrepreneurship program comes in at No. 23.


  • Alum David Corless Earns CMA Medal Thursday Jul 23 2015

    When David Corless took the CMA exam earlier this year, he was fortunate. As a student at BYU completing his master’s degree in accounting, he had been awarded a CMA Scholarship and received a number of benefits to make preparing for the exam that much easier. What he didn’t expect was that he’d also earn an outstanding test score.


  • BYU Accounting Students Take Top Prize at Deloitte FanTAXtic Competition Thursday Feb 05 2015

    A team of Brigham Young University accounting students renewed the school’s tradition of success by taking home first place and $20,000 in winnings at the national Deloitte FanTAXtic Case Study Competition.


  • BYU Accounting Wins Again at PwC Competition Wednesday Feb 04 2015

    Another year equaled yet another win for a team from Brigham Young University at the national PwC Challenge Tax Competition.


  • Accounting Professors Win National Awards for Research Monday Oct 13 2014

    The American Accounting Association recently honored Marriott School of Management accounting professors Doug Prawitt, David Wood and Bryan Stewart with a pair of prestigious awards for exceptional research in behavioral and organizational accounting.


  • Glover Appointed to National Accounting Board Monday Oct 06 2014

    The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants recently appointed Marriott School of Management associate dean Steve Glover to its Auditing Standards Board. Glover will meet with the board four times a year to update and revise the standards followed by the AICPA’s 400,000 members across the country. 


  • BYU Team Wins IMA Case Competition Friday Oct 03 2014

    Hard work and dedication paid off for four Brigham Young University MAcc students who recently took first place at the Institute of Management Accountants National Case Competition, securing the $5,000 prize while proving their skills in a real-life business scenario.


  • BYU Accounting Students Offer Free Tax Assistance Through VITA Lab Wednesday Feb 26 2014

    Putting in extra hours after class can be tiring, but this semester Brigham Young University student volunteers are gaining valuable experience and giving meaningful service at the largest Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program in the country.


  • BYU Endorsed by IMA for Excellence in Management Accounting Education Monday Feb 24 2014

    Brigham Young University’s School of Accountancy recently received endorsement from the Institute of Management Accountants for excellence in preparing students to pursue the Certified Management Accounting credential.


  • Marriott School Professor Receives American Accounting Association Award Professor honored for impacting accounting practice Friday Feb 14 2014

    Marriott School of Management accounting professor Bill Tayler was among those honored by the American Accounting Association for an article he co-wrote on the methods and effectiveness of measuring performance. Tayler received the AAA Management Accounting Section’s Impact on Management Accounting Practice Award at a conference last month in Orlando, Fla.


  • BYU School of Accountancy Chair Appointed to FASAC Wednesday Feb 05 2014

    The Financial Accounting Foundation recently appointed BYU School of Accountancy Chair Jeff Wilks to serve on the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council. As a member of the council, Wilks will help advise the FASB as they establish the generally accepted accounting principles.


  • Business Study Abroad Programs Highlighted in Kick-off Events Tuesday Jan 21 2014

    Winter semester has just begun but students at Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Management are already gearing up for this summer’s study abroad programs hosted by the Whitmore Global Management Center.


  • BYU Accounting Professor Recognized By National Association of Corporate Directors Friday Nov 22 2013

    One Marriott School of Management accounting professor is leaving his mark on big business. W. Steve Albrecht was recently named one of the top 50 corporate directors of 2013 by the National Association of Corporate Directors.


  • BYU Accounting Professor Named Outstanding Educator Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants honors Robert Gardner Wednesday Sep 04 2013

    Marriott School of Management accounting professor Robert Gardner was recently honored with the prestigious 2013 Outstanding Educator award from the Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants.