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April 24, 2008 — In This Newsletter:

Top 10 Merger and Acquisition Tax Issues
by Blake Christian, CPA/MBT
The tax impact of properly structuring the disposition and acquisition of a company can have a very material impact on the economics of the transaction to both parties. Here’s why.

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Corporate State Tax Reforms
by Mary Bernard, CPA/MST
State tax reforms — all creativity, no uniformity. What’s in store for multistate corporations in 2008?

On Equal Terms
from Journal of Accountancy
Congressman explains why patents on tax planning methods run counter to public policy.

IRS Changes Its Position on Performance-Based Pay for $1 Million Compensation Limit
by G. Edgar Adkins, Jr./The Tax Adviser
Here’s why.

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Results: Evaluating Tax Department Activity — Part II
Find out how your colleagues responded.

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Gross Receipts Taxes
by Annette Nellen, CPA/Esq.
A tax that looks like both a sales tax and an income tax is bound to raise interesting legal issues.

The Effect of the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act
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FIN 48: Quantifying the Unknowable
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Section 199: Benefiting From the Production Activities Deduction —
New Edition

Understand what activities qualify, the rules related to tax ownership and how to perform allocations of income and expense to best advise your employer or clients taking advantage of Section 199 — and earn CPE credit.

FIN 48 — Uncertainty in Income Taxes: A Must Know for Tax CPAs and Accountants/Auditors!
Find implementation guidance for complying with major new tax documentation and disclosure requirements — and earn CPE credit.

Real World Business Ethics for CPAs in Business & Industry: How Will
You React?

Case studies drawn from "real-life" situations help you take a proactive, risk-avoidance stance by pointing out common pitfalls and presenting alternative courses of action. Earn 4 CPE credits.

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Mergers, Acquisitions and Sales of Closely Held Businesses: Advanced Case Analysis
Accountant’s Business Manual
Accounting for Income Taxes — Applying SFAS No. 109/FIN 48: A Whole New Ballgame!
Sales and Use Tax: Guide to Doing
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