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 May 18, 2009 — In This Newsletter:

Eight New Rules for the Age of Turbulence
by Rick Telberg/At Large
What are CPAs doing about the recession? Join the survey; see the results.

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New 'Build America' Tax Favored Bonds
by Charles Swenson, CPA/PhD and Adrian Stern, CPA
What you and your clients should know.

Small Retirement Plans Face Funding Dilemma
by James Podleski and Nicholas Paleveda/Journal of Accountancy
Explore strategic options to realign your plan with current and future business needs.

Preview and Analysis of Proposed Statements on Standards for
Tax Services

by John Gardner, et al./The Tax Adviser
Why the AICPA’s Tax Executive Committee (TEC) anticipates that revised Statements on Standards for Tax Services (SSTS) will become effective no earlier than January 1, 2010.

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Weekly Spotlight

Inside the Markets: Insiders Bullish on Drugs
by Jonathan Moreland
Even though fundamentals and technical reports support a positive opinion. Here’s why.

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New and Noteworthy

Technical Questions and Answers on Fair Value Measurement Disclosures for Master Trusts
Technical Practice Aid 6931.11 provides guidance on fair value measurement disclosure requirements for an employee benefit plan when the plan holds investments in a master trust.

Economic Crisis: Scouring Your Balance Sheet
Experts divulge how to convert assets to cash, collateralize finance with assets, access alternate financing sources and more. May 19

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

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