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 October 13, 2009 — In This Newsletter:

What Clients Wish You Already Knew
by Rick Telberg/At Large

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What You Say Can and Will Be Used Against You … by the IRS
by Jason Rosenthal, JD
A recent court decision impacts what work papers the IRS may be able to obtain in connection with an audit or related proceedings.

Combination Products May Shake Up the LTC Insurance Marketplace
by James Sullivan, CPA, PFS
Three-year-old tax law change may generate renewed interest in long-term-care (LTC) insurance.

Teach Young CPAs Well
by Alexandra DeFelice/Journal of Accountancy
Partners, CFOs must instill leadership skills to find their successors.

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Weekly Spotlight

Marketing Ideas That Won’t Break Your Bank
by Tracy Crevar Warren
Use these eight winning techniques today.

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CPAs Need to Be Ready for a New Boom
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New and Noteworthy

AICPA Calls for Permanent, Independent Funding Source for International Accounting Standards Board (PDF)

Declare Your Strong Technical Skills in Tax and Estate Planning  
Register soon for the 2009 PFS credential review courses and exam and show clients how your existing tax and estate planning skills fit into the larger personal financial planning disciplines. 

Technical Inquiry and Reply Issued on Subsequent Events
Technical Practice Aids 8700.01 and .02 provides guidance on auditor responsibilities for subsequent events and on effect of FASB ASC 855 on accounting guidance in AU section 560, Subsequent Events.

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Forensic Accounting for Divorce Engagements: A Practical Guide
Reveals 100 ways to find fraud in divorce engagements.

2009 Corporate Tax Returns Videocourse
This bestselling Sid Kess CPE videocourse will be available November 9 with updates on major developments affecting 1120 and 1120S return preparation for 2009 and useful tax-planning strategies.

Advanced Income Tax Accounting — Including Practical
Application Exercises

This self-study course will help you apply the complex rules of SFAS No. 109 and FIN 48 to new and challenging situations.

AICPA Audit and Accounting Manual
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AICPA Federal Real Estate
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11/30 - 12/1, Washington, DC
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