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 June 9, 2008 — In This Newsletter:

The Top 10 Risks for Family Business
by Rick Telberg/At Large
And what should CPAs be doing about them? Sound Off: Take the poll. See the answers. Tune into Rick’s latest Video Snacks.

Coming soon: Credit Crisis Infocast 6/26. 

Ad-Valorem Tax Returns
by Robert Gray, CPA/ABV
How to use sanity checks to create credible valuations of certain identifiable intangible assets for ad-valorem tax disputes.

Web Syndication Using RSS
by Yu Cong and Hui Du/Journal of Accountancy
Reading your daily news can now be as easy as opening your Outlook inbox.

Auditor Angst
by Alix Stuart/CFO Magazine
Want faster, cheaper audits? Your auditor humbly suggests you avoid
last-minute data dumps and other less-than-helpful practices.

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Tech Corner

Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained
Steve Ernst interviews Doug Tatum and David Thomson and discusses the current state of private equity activity in a slowing economy.

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Weekly Spotlight

The Long and Short of IT
by Randolph Johnston
Top CPA technologies of 2008. What you need to know and how to keep
it simple.

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Subpart F Manufacturing Exception: Proposed Non-Physical Definition of Manufacturing
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New and Noteworthy

XBRL Workshop: Concepts and Applications Understanding and Using the New Information Standard
Experts divulge how to create XBRL instance document with Rivet Dragon Tag application and tag income statements, balance sheets, etc. Ideal for CFOs, controllers, auditors. July 22-23

CPA Insider™ Video Snacks Now Available
Popular columnist Rick Telberg divulges career tips, going paperless, Gen Y and more. Tune in today.

Surviving the Credit Crisis: What Financial Executives Need to Know
Navigant-sponsored Infocast reveals how firms can survive the current credit crisis. June 26

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