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December 5, 2011
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Firm Management
How About Using an ESOP in Your Succession Game?
by Heidi Bolger, CPA, ABV
Pros and cons revealed.
Don’t Get Locked Into Poverty Thinking
by Justin Locke
How to look out for tell-tale signs.
New Research Underscores Duality of Job Market
Sponsored by Robert Half International
Despite stubbornly high unemployment, some firms report difficulty in finding qualified candidates.
‘State’ of W-2 & 1099 Confusion
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Donating Complex Assets to Charity (PDF)
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An effective and tax-efficient way to make more of a difference.
Financial Valuation of Employee Stock Ownership Plan Shares (Publication)
National Tax Conference Highlights (Webcast)
AICPA Advanced Personal Financial Planning Conference. January 16-18, 2012 in Las Vegas, NV. New 2-day classes! Implementing PFP services; PFS Exam Review Class.
Creating Rock Solid Client Relationships
by Gerard Donnellan, PhD
Deep, meaningful client relationships need attention and need to be developed over time. Six strategies show you how to develop these important relationships.
Battleship Is Not a Game You Play With Clients
by Bill Winterberg, CFP
Playing the scheduling guessing game means lost productivity for you and your clients.
AICPA Advanced Personal Financial Planning Conference
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The Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2010: Tools, Tips and Tactics
Be the first to offer your clients valuable tax planning advice with this new multimedia explanation and analysis of the law.
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CPA News to Know
AICPA to Release Results of Quarterly Economic Outlook Survey Tuesday, December 6
IRS to Host Public Meeting December 8 on Real-Time Tax System
Unemployment Rate Falls to 8.6 Percent in November; Payroll Employment Rises by 120,000
More News
AICPA President and CEO, Barry Melancon, deciphers the alphabet soup and how it impacts the profession. WATCH NOW:
AICPA President and CEO, Barry Melancon, deciphers the alphabet soup and how it impacts the profession.
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