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September 10, 2007 — In This Newsletter:

Small Biz Flocks to Tax Pracs
by Rick Telberg/At Large
But is it for the right reasons? Busy season 2008 is right around the corner. How are CPAs adding value? Join the survey. Get the answers.

CPAs Leverage Opportunities As Payroll, HR Solutions Providers
by Hank Berkowitz
Experts reveal strategies for cementing long-term relationships with clients.

Professional Guidance in Business Valuation: Applying SSVS1
from Journal of Accountancy
The growing demand for business valuation services has increased the need for professional guidance in this area. The new SSVS1 standard gives AICPA members advice on practicing in this realm.

No Exit
from CFO Magazine
Material Adverse Change clauses are supposed to protect buyers, but in a seller's market the burden may fall to the buyer's CFO.

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Tech Corner

Inventory Replenishment Planning — How Much Should You Buy?
Richard Vaccaro, President and CEO of Valogix, Inc., discusses how businesses can effectively and economically improve inventory replenishment practices and fill rates.

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Weekly Spotlight

How CPAs Can Let Go of Clients
by Patricia Abram
Five tips on releasing inappropriate or otherwise unprofitable clients.

Refinancing Strategies
Sponsored by Wells Fargo
When your adjustable-rate mortgage is adjusted.

Payroll Options for Small Business Clients
Sponsored by ADP Small Business Services
Like many business processes, managing payroll has changed because of technology. And small business owners now have a choice of simple, cost-effective options for processing their payroll.

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New and Noteworthy

AICPA National Conference on Credit Unions
Mark Taylor moderates. Ideal for credit union professionals, financial managers, auditors. October 24-26

CIMA Strategic Scorecard™: Engaging Boards in Strategy
At this SAP and Robert Half sponsored event, experts will offer step-by-step guidance on scorecard implementation. September 20

AICPA Encourages Members to Participate in IASB Field Test on International Reporting Standards
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New in the CPA2Biz Store

AICPA Professional Standards, 2007
This new edition is a source of professional standards applicable to nonpublic companies and contains pronouncements issued by the AICPA.

Fair Value Accounting: A Critical New Skill for CPAs
Gain insights into the conceptual and practical reasons for using fair value as the required (or optional) measurement attribute for a number of new and existing accounting standards.

Service Organizations: Applying SAS No. 70, As Amended — AICPA Audit Guide, 2007
This audit guide is designed to provide guidance to auditors reporting on a service organization's controls as well as guidance to auditors of companies that use service organizations.

Compilation, Review and Accounting Service Update
Find guidance on what to plan, review and report on for these engagements and what deficiencies are most commonly found by peer reviewers — and earn CPE credit.

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AICPA Conferences

AICPA National Conference on Fraud and Litigation Services
9/27 - 9/28, San Diego, CA

2007 International Financial Executives Leadership Forum
10/3 - 10/5, Montreal, Canada

AICPA National Conference on Credit Unions
10/24 - 10/26, Tempe, AZ

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AICPA Webcasts
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9/20 - CIMA Strategic Scorecard™: Engaging Boards in Strategy

10/4 - PCAOB Insights on Internal Control: A Discussion on AS5

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