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 April 12, 2010 — In This Newsletter:
Rick Telberg

After Tax Season, the Urge to Merge
by Rick Telberg/At Large

Partner retreats will be gearing up for new merger, acquisition and competitive strategies. On which side of the deal do you want to be?

Valuation for M&A: Building Value in Private Companies. Toolkit of solutions for valuation and return on investment questions. Get your copy here:

Questions Your Clients Should Ask Their Parents
by James Sullivan, CPA, PFS
Longer life spans add some surprising client service opportunities.

CPA ‘Super Heroes’ Prevail Over Uncle Sam
by Tracy Crevar Warren
How are you celebrating?

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New and Noteworthy
Barry Melancon

AICPA President and CEO Barry Melancon Outlines Efforts on Key IRS Proposals
This video reveals the Institute’s stance on proposed regulation of tax preparers and outlines AICPA’s efforts to evaluate a recent IRS announcement on disclosure of uncertain tax positions.

Audit Committees: An Overlooked Resource (PDF)
The audit committee has a critical role in overseeing the company’s financial reporting and internal controls and risk management processes. This responsibility is further heightened during times of economic challenges.

AICPA Makes Contribution to Habitat for Humanity International to Assist With Haiti Reconstruction (PDF)

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