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Firm Management
   
CPA Firms Play 'Let's Make a Deal'
by Rick Telberg
Economic slump sparks new investments in innovation and market consolidation. But is there really 'enough business to go around?' And how has your firm handled the recession? E-mail comments to Rick Telberg here.
 
   
The Current Economic Reality for Accounting Firms
by Steve Erickson
A message you must share with your staff!
 
   
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AICPA Business Solutions Workshop: Delivering on Your Trusted Business Advisor Status (Workshop)
At the Crossroads: The Remarkable CPA Firm that Nearly Crashed, then Soared (Publication)
Mergers and Acquisitions Basics: The Key Steps of Acquisitions, Divestitures and Investments  (Publication)
 
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European Views on the New Leasing Exposure Draft
by Steven Brice
The IASB and the FASB have entered into a joint project on leasing, but early views suggest standard setters listen carefully to both lessee’s and lessor’s views before finalizing the proposed accounting requirements.
 
International Versus U.S. Accounting: What in the World is the Difference? (CPE)
Introduction to IFRS: Grasping the Big Picture (CPE)
IFRS Digest: What U.S. Practitioners and Entities Need to Know Now (Publication)
 
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by James Bourke, CPA.CITP
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  AICPA Professional Standards
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CPA News to Know
   
AICPA Proposes to Congress Changing Some Tax Filing Deadlines
U.S. Department of Labor and AICPA Sponsor Website Highlighting Small Business Retirement Solutions
Paul V. Stahlin Elected Chairman of AICPA
AICPA Survey Shows U.S. CPAs See Pivotal Time Ahead in Development of IFRS
Additional Clarified Auditing Standard Finalized From Auditing Standards Board Clarity Project (PDF)
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  Making Sense of a Complex World
New AICPA Chair of the Board of Directors, Paul Stahlin, reveals the vision success of CPAs.
 
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