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Six defendants found guilty in Chicago tax fraud trial

Six defendants were convicted Monday after participating in a nationwide tax scheme that enabled 650 wealthy taxpayers to cheat the government out of $60 million.Michael Vallone of Orland Park, IL, Edward Bartoli of Clearwater, FL, Robert Hopper of Gadsden, AL, Timothy Dunn of Chesterton, IN, William Cover of Naperville, IL, and Michael Dowd of Glenview, IL were convicted of tax-fraud conspiracy and other charges after the 11-week trial in U.S.

CPA mobility legislation gains national momentum

Twenty-three states have approved laws to make it less burdensome for certified public accountants to represent clients across state lines.The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants is seeking enactment of similar laws in every state so that a national uniform mobility system will become a reality for CPAs, CPA firms, and the state boards of accountancy that regulate them.

Maryland becomes 18th state to enact CPA mobility legislation

The Maryland General Assembly last week passed a CPA mobility bill that will make it easier for CPAs to do interstate business.

Passing the CPA exam on the first try: Top colleges are ranked

Kansas is known for its bumper crops but who knew they were growing accountants? At Kansas University's School of Business, 72 percent of students without advanced degrees passed the CPA exam on the first try, which is much higher than the average considering most people take the exam more than once.Kansas's Lawrence Journal-World reported that of the 69,259 candidates who took at least one portion of the exam in 2007, only 21,893 were taking it for the first time.

News Wrap-Up - Issue 224

This News Wrap-Up Brought To You By:Aspen's Accounting Research Manager THIS WEEK'S NEWSScrushy Attorneys to Seek Repeal of Sarbanes-OxleySEC Looks Into Ernst & Young's Relationships With Audit ClientsJustice Department Accuses KPMG of Withholding DocumentsAICPA Takes Steps to Improve Investor ConfidenceAICPA Chair Voynich Calls For More ChangesVirginia Tracks Down Fak

AccountingWEB Weekly Resource Guide - Issue 13

AccountingWEB Weekly Resource Guide - Issue 13 August 13 - 17, 2001 ACCOUNTINGWEB'S WEEKLY FEATURED RESOURCES1. Workshop: Moving to the Paperless Audit Engagement2. Workshop: Training the Automated Auditor3. Are 529 Plans the Best Way to Save for College?4. Free 401(k) and the Ability for Professionals to be Compensated5. The Value of Direct Marketing and Lead Generation6. How Well Do You Know Your 401(k)?7. New Income Tax Brackets - Guest Article8.

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