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 January 5, 2009 — In This Newsletter:

New Year Resolutions
by Rick Telberg/At Large
CPAs list goals for 2009 — both personal and professional. What are YOUR New Year Resolutions? E-mail us and we’ll share
the best

Test-Driving the Codification
by Caroline Ford and C. William Thomas/Journal of Accountancy
FASB’s Accounting Standards Codification was designed to simplify the classification of accounting standards into one Web-accessible database under a common referencing system. Does it work?

IRS Issues Second Directive on Gift Cards
by Jane Rohrs/The Tax Adviser
The IRS has issued a second industry director directive on gift cards and gift certificates, elevating the use of a separate gift card company to administer a taxpayer’s gift card or certificate program.

Future Tense
by Vincent Ryan/CFO Magazine
The financial crisis obliterated corporate forecasts. Now, CFOs struggle to assess what lies ahead.

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Weekly Spotlight

Do You Really Understand Your Clients?
by John Bowen, Jr.
Bridging the gap between what clients want and what you think they want.

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New and Noteworthy

AICPA Advanced Personal Financial Planning Conference
Michael Goodman chairs. Ideal for financial planners and investment consultants. January 19-21

AICPA Issues Audit and Accounting Guide Affecting Airlines
New guide addresses revenue breakage, power-by-the-hour maintenance arrangements, amendable labor contracts, and airline intangible assets. Includes new chapter on risk assessment standards (SAS Nos. 104-111).

Practice Aid Issued by the Center for Audit Quality
The CAQ has issued a Practice Aid (PDF) to be used as a reference source for auditors of public companies when applying certain sections of the PCAOB’s AU Section 316.

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