AccountingWEB Weekly Resource Guide - Issue 57

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  1. IRS Names Names of Tax Shelter Participants
  2. Free Trial 'Upgrade Your Accounting Research Library With Comperio'
  3. The Accounting And Consulting Firm of The Future
  4. AICPA Invites Comments on SysTrust And WebTrust
  5. Survey - Adaptability Key to Getting Ahead at Work
  6. One-Fourth of Citizens Say It's OK to Cheat on Their Taxes
  7. 'Employers Use Waivers For Legal Protection' - Free Report
  8. Book Recommendation: Using QuickBooks 2002, Special Edition

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  1. How To Turn Costly Assumptions Into Opportunities
  2. Tax Production Opportunities to Evaluate Now!
  3. All The Right Questions - Smart Tips For Employers
  4. What Makes a Client Change Accountants/Firms?
  5. From The Archives: Use MS Outlook to Track Your Chargeable Hours!

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1. IRS Names Names of Tax Shelter Participants

Last week the Internal Revenue Service filed suit against
accounting firms KPMG and BDO Seidman claiming the firms
withheld documents, including the names of participants,
relating to tax shelters that the IRS is investigating.

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3. The Accounting And Consulting Firm of The Future

Another successful Association for Accounting Marketing (AAM) conference has concluded in San Antonio, Texas. The desires and goals of today's accounting and consulting firms have changed and an evolution is apparent for the future.

4. AICPA Invites Comments on SysTrust And WebTrust

On July 1, 2002, the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA) issued an exposure draft (ED) outlining proposed changes in the structure, order and wording of the principles and criteria for SysTrust and WebTrust services.

5. Survey - Adaptability Key to Getting Ahead at Work

An unwillingness to try new things could harm your career
prospects, a new survey suggests. More than one-third (35
percent) of chief financial officers (CFOs) polled recently said embracing change is a critical success factor for employees.

6. One-Fourth of Citizens Say It's OK to Cheat on Their Taxes

A recent Reuters report indicated that the number of U.S.
citizens filing false tax returns or simply not filing tax
returns at all is increasing.

7. 'Employers Use Waivers For Legal Protection' Free Report

A free report "Employers Use Waivers For Legal Protection" lays the groundwork for employers to create their own legally-defensible waiver agreements.

8. Book Recommendation: Using QuickBooks 2002, Special Edition, by, Gail Perry

Gail is the author of more than a dozen books, including The Complete Idiot's Guide to Doing Your Income Taxes and Using Quicken 5 for Windows. She is a tax writer for the Indianapolis Star, where she fields tax questions on a regular basis, and she is a contributing editor for AccountingWEB. In addition, Gail has been an instructor of adult computer education classes, including QuickBooks, since 1985. Order Today!

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1. How To Turn Costly Assumptions Into Opportunities

It seems as if more people in the business community are
spending a significant portion of their time handling customer problems. Continually having to alleviate problems with customers overshadows a company's efforts to accelerate their success or create new business opportunities.

2. Tax Production Opportunities to Evaluate Now!

As last year's tax season fades in your memory, don't let
opportunities to improve next year's tax season wilt away.
Here are the top ten tax tips along with findings of a survey of 74 firms.

3. All The Right Questions - Smart Tips For Employers

When an employer sits down to talk with a potential employee, there are critical pieces of information that they should walk away with from that meeting. Here a just a few.

4. What Makes a Client Change Accountants/Firms?

You see, many business people still see their relationship with their Accountant as a very personal one, and rightly so. Usually something really drastic has to happen to make them move.

5. From The Archives: Use MS Outlook to Track Your Chargeable Hours!

This is an old time favorite! If you use Microsoft Outlook as your contact management software, here is a great tip to help you with your bottom line and time management.

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2.Intacct CEO Appointed to SIIA Software Division Board

3. CCH Provides Analysis of Senate Accounting Reform Act

4. House Gets Tough On Fraud, Quickly Passing Corp. Accountability Legislation

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