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May 8, 2008 — In This Newsletter:



Why You Should Evaluate Your Tax Software Now
by Mark Washburn, CPA/MST
The software you use can make or break your tax practice. Four key tips revealed to help you evaluate your current software and see if it’s time to make a switch.

Top 10 Merger and Acquisition Tax Issues
by Blake Christian, CPA/MBT
The tax impact of properly structuring the disposition and acquisition of a company can have a very material impact on the economics of the transaction to both parties. Here’s why.

Post-Transaction Adjustments
by Alan Shapiro, et al./Journal of Accountancy
Managing global transfer pricing while reducing ripple effects.

The Loan Danger
by Randy Myers/CFO Magazine
Borrowing from 401(k) can be a bad deal all around.

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Goodbye State Tax Deduction
by Annette Nellen, CPA/Esq.
How the itemized deduction for state and local taxes could survive upcoming efforts to reform AMT and our tax system. Are you up to speed?

2008 Economic Stimulus Act — Incentives for New Construction
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New in the CPA2Biz Store

The CPA’s Guide to Long-Term Care Planning
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Understanding the Mechanics of Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) — New Edition
This new edition reflects changes made by the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006, which among other things, expands HSA funding sources and HSA annual contribution limits.

Avoiding Circular 230 Malpractice Traps and Common Abusive Small Business Hot Spots, by Sid Kess
Gain a better understanding of the many abusive insurance and annuity-based products being marketed to clients and how to alleviate exposure to IRS scrutiny — and earn CPE credit.

Sid Kess’ Practical Alternatives to Commonly Misused and Abused Small Business Tax Strategies: Insuring Your Client’s Future
Find the best strategies for reducing taxes and building, conserving and passing wealth to the next generation while at the same time avoiding abusive strategies. Earn 4 CPE credits.

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Mergers, Acquisitions and Sales of Closely Held Businesses: Advanced Case Analysis

International Taxation: To and From the United States

Basis/Distributions for Pass-Through Entities: An IRS Hot Spot

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