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  December 3, 2007 — In This Newsletter:

CPA Secrets for the Home Office
by Rick Telberg/At Large
Top tip: Get the right tech gear for the job. Do you want to work at home? Get the facts. Join the study.

Accounting for Gift Cards
from Journal of Accountancy
Gift card sales are an increasingly important part of the retail trade, but no consensus has emerged on how to record these transactions. Here are some possible implications of various accounting treatments.

Deducting Home Office Expenses
from The Tax Adviser
Three tips for ensuring you’re meeting the ‘Principal Place of Business’ requirement.

The Essential Skills
from CFO Magazine
To ascend to (and remain in) the CFO's office, you need much more than financial acumen.

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Weekly Spotlight

Policing Your Practice
by John Bowen, Jr.
How an effective compliance system can make CPA firms more appealing to clients.

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New and Noteworthy

SEC Votes to Codify Policy on Shareholder Proposals on
Election Procedures

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XBRL Public Review
SEC may soon make it mandatory to do XBRL filings. What are the ramifications? Where do you start? Tune in to find out. December 17.

AICPA Employee Benefit Plans Accounting, Auditing and
Regulatory Update

David Walker keynotes. Ideal for managers and partners specializing in employee benefit plan audits. December 13-14.

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The CPA's Guide to Retirement Plans for Small Businesses
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AICPA Conferences
National Construction Industry Conference
12/13 - 12/14, Las Vegas, NV

Employee Benefit Plans Accounting, Auditing and Regulatory Update
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Advanced Personal Financial Planning Conference
1/20/2008 - 1/23/2008
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AICPA Webcasts
12/4 - Year-End Accounting Roundup
12/5 - Individual Income Tax
Update 2007

12/6 - Federal Corporate Income Tax Update 2007


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