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THIS WEEK'S RESOURCES
  1. Senate Passes Tax Administration Overhaul Bill
  2. Strong Desire for Self-Employment Could Challenge Corp. Employment
  3. New Scam Uses Email to Target Taxpayers
  4. Boards of Directors Working Harder Than Ever
  5. Georgia Man Sues IRS, Says Blacks Should Not Pay Taxes
  6. Women Business Owners Underserved According to a New Survey
  7. White Paper Examines Business of Law and Sarbanes-Oxley Impact
  8. Ethics, Corporate Governance Highlights Need for Succession Planning
  9. Do You Conduct Business in a Family Friendly City?
  10. EDGAR Online Completes XBRL Conversion
  11. Book Recommendation: 101 Marketing Strategies for Professional Services Firms

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  1. Employees Lack Confidence in Management
  2. How to Use Public Speaking to Attract Clients
  3. Become Fully Accountable For Your Success
  4. And the Goal of Prospecting Is...

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  1. Senate Passes Tax Administration Overhaul Bill

Taxpayers will have more time to fight IRS levies, be allowed to make partial installment payments, and deal with a less-complicated tax code under a measure passed unanimously by the Senate.

  1. Strong Desire for Self-Employment Could Challenge Corp. Employment

As the economy turns the corner and employment opportunities strengthen, American employers may face challenges attracting workers who have found satisfaction in self-employment and holding on to current employees who aspire to work for themselves, reports a national poll of workers released today by Hudson.

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  1. New Scam Uses Email to Target Taxpayers

The California Society of Enrolled Agents is joining the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the IRS in warning the public of a new scam that attempts to trick taxpayers into revealing personal information such as Social Security numbers, bank and credit card numbers and passwords, and driver license information.

  1. Boards of Directors Working Harder Than Ever

Gone are the days when sitting on a corporate board meant showing up for occasional meetings and collecting fat honorariums from your buddy the CEO.

  1. Georgia Man Sues IRS, Says Blacks Should Not Pay Taxes

A Columbus attorney believes the Internal Revenue Service should stop taxing black Americans and give them a refund on all taxes paid since 1913. Find out more.

MORE RESOURCES...

  1. Women Business Owners Underserved According to a New Survey
  2. White Paper Examines Business of Law and Sarbanes-Oxley Impact
  3. Ethics, Corporate Governance Highlights Need for Succession Planning
  4. Do You Conduct Business in a Family Friendly City?
  5. EDGAR Online Completes XBRL Conversion
  6. Book Recommendation: 101 Marketing Strategies for Professional Services Firms, by Troy Waugh

This insightful guide shows professional services professionals like accountants, lawyers, and consultants how to market their services and sell better. It covers the entire service transaction, from developing a relationship to closing the deal and helps service professionals determine where they are in the selling process and follow-through for the best result.

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  1. Employees Lack Confidence in Management

Employees need to feel confident that senior management is competently running the organization and has solid long-term plans for the future. Otherwise, there will be an erosion of employee motivation, commitment, and performance.

  1. How to Use Public Speaking to Attract Clients

Many business people never consider standing in the front of their buying public to share professional wisdom. If you're one of them, you're missing the boat.

  1. Become Fully Accountable For Your Success

Have you ever done something that you knew was not in your best interest? Have you ever avoided doing something that was in your best interest? In either of these scenarios you were probably able to justify your behavior as well as your line of thinking and most of all; avoid being accountable.

  1. Dos and Don'ts for Releasing Records of Deadbeat Clients

A slow economy means slow-pying clients and increased client turnover.This can add up to tough ethical questions for accountants who prepare tax returns. One especially tough dilemma arises when a former client, who hasn't paid his bill, demands that copies of all his records be provided to his new accountant.

  1. And the Goal of Prospecting Is...

Let’s face it. You know that the ultimate objective of your prospecting efforts is to sell more and boost your income. However, to achieve this goal, it's not where you are going to focus your energy and thoughts.

HOT TOPICS

  1. Arizona Firm Fails PCAOB Inspection
  2. PCAOB Auditing Standard No. 1 Effective May 24
  3. Treasury, IRS Clarify Health Savings Accounts
  4. Survey Finds SOX Compliance Making Some Consider Going Private
  5. BDO Seidman Sued by Banco Espirito Santo over $170 Million Fraud

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