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September 16, 2013
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Pay is up, but lack of clarity about bonus determination still irks some.
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AFP Annual Conference Oct. 27–30, Las Vegas
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The new tabbed layout is routing some CPA emails to a Promotions tab.
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Hiring optimism up among U.S. finance professionals
Companies also expect to make, and spend, more money in the year ahead.
Is finance innovative enough?
Finance execs want to be innovative, but a survey suggests some are falling short.
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  Brokers and Dealers in Securities—Audit and Accounting Guide
This new 2013 edition offers "best practice" discussion of industry-specific issues such as fair value accounting and related disclosures and compliance with regulatory requirements. This update includes interpretive guidance for the provisions of FASB ASU No. 2011-04, FASB ASU No. 2011-11, FASB ASU No. 2013-01, and more.
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  Individual Tax Review Update: Beyond the Basics of Individual Tax
This course supports your efforts to provide clients with efficient and effective tax-planning strategies based on the latest tax information. Broaden your knowledge of current developments in individual federal income tax law.
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CPA News to Know
1 Would you recommend the CPA profession to your kid?
1 FASB seeks to simplify reporting for development-stage entities
1 Preventive health services with no deductible qualify as high-deductible health plans
1 IASB chair states case for leases on balance sheets
1 IRS explains Sec. 179 qualified real property allocations and procedures for filing amended returns
Upcoming AICPA Webcasts
  Sept. 17 Advanced Accounting & Auditing for Non-Public Entities: NAAATS Conference Special Edition
  Sept. 18 Nonprofit Accounting and Auditing Annual Update
  Sept. 18 Advanced Tax: DOMA Brings Changes to the Nation
  Sept. 19 Tax Power Hour: Answering Questions on Tax Returns—Risks & Requirements
  Sept. 19 The Valuation of Customer-Related Intangible Assets
  Sept. 19 "You" Are The Value!—The Challenge To Know, Price and Sell Your Value
  Sept. 20 CPA/PFS Perspectives: Retirement Planning: The Next Phase of Life
  Sept. 25 The Economics of Life Insurance
  Nov. 15 Trust Situs for Dynasty Trusts and DAPTs
    View webcast calendar
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