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August 5, 2013
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Three reasons accountants don't earn enough
By David W. Cottle, CPA
CPAs often work cheap and don't manage their firms like a business.
Is complacency holding you back?
By Jennifer Wilson
Four common examples and suggestions for combating complacency.
Leases: What should companies do now?
By Ken Tysiac
Why it may be smart to be cautious about making significant changes.
Emerging Partner/Practice Growth: Moving Beyond Core Services with Current Clients
You Are the Value: Define Your Worth, Differentiate Your CPA Firm, Own Your Market
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Common mistakes to avoid in fraud investigations
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How to apply business provisions of ATRA
Retroactive changes force CPAs to sort out book-tax differences.
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Public and private companies both reported an increase in fees in FY 2012.
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CPA News to Know
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1 Final regs. clarify who is subject to 50% limit on meal and entertainment expenses
1 Comments requested on proposed net investment income tax form
1 FASB, IASB creating team to aid revenue recognition transition
Upcoming AICPA Webcasts
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  Aug. 8 Update for Accountants and Auditors
  Aug. 8 Should You Trust a Trust as an IRA Beneficiary?
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