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June 12, 2008

Publisher's Note

I'm generally not a big fan of accountant jokes, but hey, we all need to laugh at ourselves sometimes, right? Here are a few worth passing along. Enjoy.

You might be an accountant if:
  • You had no idea that GAP is a clothing store
  • You refer to your child as "deduction"
What's an accountant's idea of trashing his hotel room?
Not filling out the guest comment card

What did the Dad say when he looked at the tax form?
1) The man who set the standard deduction must have been a bachelor
2) I am just kidding when I list myself as a head of household

Happy Father's Day!

Rob Nance

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Bloggers Crew
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Ryan Williams:
Tech Better

What every company should be doing to protect their network and data
Backup files regularly.
This should be automated to happen every day, not once per week or less. I have seen companies go out of business because they lost their accounting data and didn't even know who owed them money....

Chris Wood, CPA:
Captain Excel

Objectivity and evolution
At my last seminar someone asked, "Can I get a cell using a data validation list to show the drop down arrow even when the cursor is not on the validation cell?" The answer is NO. However, one can generally get Excel to accomplish almost anything. An active X Combo Box can accomplish this task. Here's how data validation works. First create a list.

Allan Boress, CPA:
Truth Be Told About Business Development Blog

Marketing Lessons for CPAs from Hillary
Paying close attention to politics is like going to a marketing seminar every day. Campaigns spend millions with media and guru consultants trying to make the sale with you. Now that Sen. Clinton has conceded (temporarily), let's take a look from a marketing point of view at what worked, and mostly didn't work, from a marketing standpoint for her campaign - and how it applies to your marketing as a CPA firm....

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Top News

IFRS: 'Buckle your seatbelts'

The "date certain" for conversion to International Reporting Standards (IFRS) may be as soon as 2014, according to Kenneth Marshall, a partner in E&Y's Assurance & Advisory Business Services practice, which, with three-year comparative reporting, will mean that U.S. companies should begin the process of adapting their accounting and other business systems within the next eighteen months. more

Mobile banking expected to soar
Boomers not following parental examples regarding retirement planning
Supreme Court ruling makes it easier for employees to sue employers

Firm/State News

Las Vegas CPA firm presents student art award On Thursday, May 29 at 10 a.m., team members from Johnson Jacobson Wilcox CPAs and branding/design firm one11 visited Kermit R. Booker Sr. Empowerment Elementary School at 2277 N. Martin Luther King Boulevard to award the winner of the firm's annual art contest. more

Forty awards distributed to honor top marketing tactics
Vincent joins LBMC
Peter T. Brown named audit partner at Kirkland Albrecht & Fredrickson, PC

Questions and Advice Forum

Should I sell my property in Hawaii or rent it out?
I'm thinking about quitting my job and moving to Nevada. Should I take out a home equity loan to purchase a house in Nevada or should I sell my property in Hawaii and use that to purchase a house?
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Looking for internships for Summer 2009
I will be entering my junior year of college next year, and I would like to find an internship for next summer in public accounting. This summer I am working as a staff temp in the accounts receivable department of a non-profit educational institution to gain experience. My gpa is a 3.8, and so far I've had four accounting courses, so I think I can get an internship. When would be the best time to start looking for internships for next summer? Should I contact the firms or use,, etc.? Do the internships usually offer credit? Respond Now

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PricewaterhouseCoopers and students help community

Last month, a unique partnership came together to make a difference in a park in Binghamton, NY. more

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