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 April 20, 2009 — In This Newsletter:
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Tax Season ’09: CPAs Dodge a Bullet
by Rick Telberg/At Large
Economy impacts end-of-season parties. Are job cuts next? Join the survey; get the answers.

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Are Your Internal Controls Good Enough?
by Mary Schaeffer
Take this diagnostic test and find out.

IFRS: A Preparer's Point of View
by Lewis Dulitz/Journal of Accountancy
Be ready to lead your company's transition to IFRS.

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Weekly Spotlight

Distressed S Corporations: Tax Issues Involved in Restructuring
by Stewart S. Karlinsky and R. Chris Province/The Tax Adviser
This article provides tax practitioners with guidance, planning opportunities, and awareness of a few traps for the unwary when dealing with distressed S corporations.

AICPA Small Business Practitioners Tax Conference. July 12-14 in Seattle, WA. Benefit from timely updates, expert insights and best practices to help clients succeed in a challenging economic environment. Provide value-added services to your small business clients  services you can implement immediately to help grow your practice. Earn CPE credit!

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New and Noteworthy

Auditing Standards Board Issues Additional Exposure Draft Resulting From Clarity Project
Comments are due July 15, 2009 for Proposed Statement on Auditing Standards on subsequent events, resulting from the ASB’s Clarity Project: Supersedes various AU sections in AICPA Professional Standards.

FASB’s GAAP Codification on July 1: All the Same and
Entirely Different

With the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s Accounting Standards Codification™, GAAP stays the same but its presentation completely changes. Will you be ready? Visit the AICPAs’ dedicated Web site
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AICPA Webcast: Fraud Risk Management: It Can Happen to You!
At this Robert Half-sponsored event, experts divulge how to apply essential tools and techniques for fraud prevention, detection and response. April 23

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Kess on 2009 Tax Legislation: Economic Stimulus Act
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AICPA and CCH have joined forces with top tax expert Sid Kess for a straightforward yet comprehensive look at the new legislation. Earn up to eight CPE credits.

Current Economic Crisis: Accounting Issues and Risks for Financial Management and Reporting, 2009 — Financial Reporting Alert
Achieve a more robust understanding of the economic and business environment in which your entity operates and find an important tool in helping you identify the significant risks that may result in the material misstatement of your entity's financial statements.

Auditing for Internal Fraud — Updated
This self-study course provides an auditor with the tools to identify fraud schemes and illustrates the latest in fraud prevention and detection programs implemented by industry leaders. Earn 12 CPE credits.

Codification of Statements on Auditing Standards, 2009
This essential reference for auditors of non-public companies is fully updated as of January 2009.

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