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October 25, 2007 — In This Newsletter:

Tax Year 2006: e-Filing Roundup
by Donna Castellano and Robert Jameson
Key steps show companies how to develop action plans for the e-filing mandate and ensure a successful filing season.

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Special Issues in Like-Kind Exchanges
by Mary Bernard, CPA/MST
Given the right circumstances, it’s possible to dispose of appreciated property and avoid capital gains taxes by exchanging it rather than selling it.

Bad Debt Deductions in a World of Uncertainty
by Blake Christian, CPA
Tips revealed on making the most out of bad loans, advances or receivables.

The Future of the Corporate Income Tax
by Annette Nellen, CPA/Esq.
If there is such a dire need for tax reform and so much time and paper devoted to it, why does Form 1120 look the same every year?

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Can Tax Accrual Work Papers Be Privileged?
by John Karayan, JD/PhD
Some documents included in a firm’s tax accrual work papers can be shielded from IRS scrutiny if they contain “legal” analyses of the hazards of “soft spots” in the firm’s returns.

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FIN 48 — Uncertainty in Income Taxes: A Must Know for Tax CPAs and Accountants/Auditors!
Find implementation guidance for complying with major new tax documentation and disclosure requirements — and earn CPE credit.

Section 199: Benefiting From the Production Activities Deduction — New Edition
Understand what activities qualify, the rules related to tax ownership, and how to perform allocations of income and expense to best advise your employer or clients taking advantage of Section 199 — and earn CPE credit.

Real World Business Ethics for CPAs in Business & Industry: How Will
You React?

Case studies drawn from “real-life” situations help you take a proactive, risk-avoidance stance by pointing out common pitfalls and presenting alternative courses of action. Earn up to 4 CPE credits.

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Accounting for Income Taxes — Applying SFAS No. 109/FIN 48:
A Whole New Ballgame!

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Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions

Sales and Use Tax: Guide to Doing it Right

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AICPA National Conference on Federal Taxes
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AICPA Federal Real Estate Tax Conference
12/13 - 12/14, Washington, DC
10/29 - A Practical Approach to Business Continuity and DR Planning
10/30 - Understanding and Implementing the Statement on Standards for Valuation Services
11/13 - Partnerships - 2007 Year-End Update
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