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January 9, 2012
CPA Insider
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Securing the Future: Building a Succession Plan for Your Firm. 2-book set from succession planning expert Bill Reeb. Order here:
Firm Management
Are Your Clients Closing Shop in 2012?
by Heidi Bolger, CPA, ABV
Why your clients should consider selling their business to their key employee and how to make that transaction smoother.
Management Skills 101
by Justin Locke
Little brother is watching you.
Securing the Future: Building a Succession Plan for Your Firm(Publication)
Leading an Accounting Firm: The Pyramid of Success (Publication)
Joint webinar hosted by the AICPA and the Institute of Internal Auditors: COSO’s Proposed Revision to the Internal Control – Integrated Framework. January 31, 2012 at 12:30 PM EST. Register here:
Accounting & Auditing
Setting a Higher Threshold for Internal Control System Maintenance
by Chuck Landes, CPA
Proposed update to COSO framework addresses the changing business environment.
Filing Form 8938 Does Not Eliminate FBAR Filing
by Janice Eiseman, JD, LLM
On December 19, 2011, temporary regulations were published in the Federal Register outlining new filing requirements for “specified persons” having an interest in specified foreign financial accounts (SFFAs).
Should You Support an Independent Board for Private Company GAAP Modifications?
by Robert Durak, CPA
AICPA urges CPA support. Says FAF proposal falls short of what’s needed for real change.
COSO’s Proposed Revision to the Internal Control —
Integrated Framework 
Tax Planning Strategies: What to Do Before It's Too Late (Webcast)
IFRS.com Online Resources
New In The Store
  Codification of Statements on Auditing Standards
This essential reference for auditors of nonpublic companies will help you find the information you need for your audit engagements.
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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Residence and Home Mortgage Interest Tax Issues for Individuals
Don’t miss the webcast, Friday, January 18.
Will Your Firm Need to Repay Its LIFO Tax Savings?
Find out in the January issue of Tax Insider. Sign up today.
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Video Webcast :: Tax Planning Strategies: What To Do Before It's Too Late. January 10, 2012 from 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM ET. Register here:
CPA News to Know
Last Chance to Support Independent Board for Private Companies — Comment Letters Due January 14
2011 Tax Practice Guides and Checklists
Tax Filing Season Resources — Tax Year 2011
ASB Issues SAS 125 on Auditor’s Written Communication Resulting From Clarity Project (PDF)
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What Are Component Auditors and Are They Subject to Regulatory Oversight? Kenneth Odom, CPA, a shareholder in Rabren, Odom, Pierce, & Hayes, P.C., deciphers it all. WATCH NOW:
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Are They Subject to Regulatory Oversight?
Kenneth Odom, CPA, a shareholder at Rabren, Odom, Pierce, & Hayes, P.C., deciphers it all.
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