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 April 27, 2009 — In This Newsletter:

What CPAs Learned From Tax Season
by Rick Telberg/At Large
And how will CPAs fare in this economy? Join the survey; get
the answers

Understand new international tax rules! BNA International Tax Primer audio courses … Sign up now!

Connecting the Dots and Striking Gold
by Kenneth Neumann, CPA/CFF
Think outside the accountant’s box.

Like-Kind Exchanges of Intangible Assets
by Mary Bernard, CPA
Business assets may now include some intangible assets

Fair Value and the Economic Crisis
by Carl Steidtmann
Deciphering the intense debate over fair value.

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Weekly Spotlight

Has Your Web site Entangled You in Compliance Problems?
by Les Abromovitz
Here’s how to get disentangled.

AICPA Fair Value Measurement Conference. June 8-9, Chicago, IL. Three distinct tracks: Auditing, Valuation and Specialized Knowledge. Hear from experts on several key Fair Value Measurement initiatives and regulations. Earn CPE credit!

Changes to HIPPA Privacy & Security Rules Coming
Sponsored by BNA Tax & Accounting
Years of relative calm after the “HIPAA storm” are giving way to clouds for employers, plan administrators, and business associates.

Reporting Compensation on the New Form 990
Sponsored by AuditWatch
Who is a Key Employee for Form 990 reporting purposes? For 2008 the rules have all changed.

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New and Noteworthy

Alliance to Transform How CPAs Deliver Accounting Services
New alliance between AICPA, CPA2Biz and Intacct to help CPA firms and small- and mid-sized businesses adopt “cloud computing” to improve their financial performance, take better advantage of financial advice and make more informed and faster business decisions.

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
for information.

AICPA Conference on Tax Strategies for the High-Income Individual
Sid Kess chairs. Ideal for attorneys, financial planners, bank trust officers, insurance agents, family office managers, investment advisors and more.
May 7-8

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Kess on 2009 Tax Legislation: Economic Stimulus Act
On-Demand format now available for immediate online access
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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AuditWatch Seminars! The audit profession’s premier training and consulting team. From Thomson Reuters.

Learn how to prosper in today’s economy! Transform your clients' problems into opportunities! AICPA Trusted Business Advisor Workshop. June 25: Idaho Society of CPAs, Coeur d’Alene, ID. Register early and save $50!

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Career Resources
AICPA Conferences
AICPA National CFO Conference
5/14 - 5/15, La Jolla, CA
National Conference on Employee
Benefits Plans

5/18 - 5/20, Orlando, FL
AICPA Fair Value
Measurement Conference

6/8 - 6/9, Chicago, IL
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AICPA Webcasts
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5/20 - Business Process — What Is It and Why Do You Care?
5/21 - Enterprise Risk Management: Rising Expectations

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