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September 9, 2010 — In This Newsletter:

    How Poor Planning and Tainted Opinion Added Up to a
$36.7 Million Accuracy Penalty

by Thomas Wechter, JD, LLM
AICPA 35th Annual National Tax Conference.
Oct 25 - 26, 2010 at the JW Marriott, Washington, DC.
The Honorable Douglas Shulman, IRS Commissioner, addresses current challenges & opportunities.
Hear all sides of the tax reform argument. Get straightforward answers right from the top.
    Registered Tax Return Preparers: Beware of New Jargon and Compliance Obligations
by Annette Nellen, CPA, Esq.
A significant change in administrative procedures has arrived for all individuals involved in preparing federal tax returns.
    Edges of Acceptable Tax Planning
by Jack Cummings, JD

What does it look like?
    2010 Tax Software Survey
by Alexandra DeFelice/Journal of Accountancy

In our 2010 tax software survey, more than 12,000 CPAs assessed the tax preparation products they used this past tax season. Here are the full results on what they liked — and disliked — about their software.

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Essentials of Federal Payroll Taxes Benefits and New Hire Reporting

Taxation Essentials of LLCs, LLPs, LPs and Other Partnerships

International Taxation: To and From the United States

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AICPA National Tax Conference
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