Resource Guide - Issue 157

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THIS WEEK'S RESOURCES
  1. Man Pleads Guilty to Sending IRS Agent Suspicious Powder
  2. Bear Essentials of Human Resource Training
  3. Atlanta Financial Professionals Launch CFO Services
  4. Executives Reveal Their "Dream Jobs"
  5. SEC May Give Companies a Break from New Accounting Rules
  6. SOX Compliance Cost Estimates Soar since January '04
  7. Security Programs Viewed as Important to Success of Businesses
  8. Small Employers Still Outspend Large Employers on Health Care
  9. Large Databases Can Mean Big-Time Fraud
  10. Accounting Hall of Fame Announces 2004 Inductees
  11. E&Y Improves Heart Safety in Offices Nationwide

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  1. Selecting a Spam Solution; The CPA Firm's Dilemma
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  4. Seven Ways to Motivate Employees
  5. Energizing Your Practice Group Meetings

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THIS WEEKS RESOURCES
  1. Man Pleads Guilty to Sending IRS Agent Suspicious Powder

A Santee, California man has pleaded guilty to twice sending threatening letters containing white powder to an IRS agent who was auditing him.

  1. Bear Essentials of Human Resource Training

Got a gorilla of a morale problem in your work place? A new human resources training program based on the successful business model of the Vermont Teddy Bear Company thinks it can help.

  1. Atlanta Financial Professionals Launch CFO Services

A new concept in local business outsourcing has been officially introduced. With the launch of AcuityCFO, small and mid-market businesses throughout Georgia now have access to broad financial services without hiring a full-time CFO or permanent accounting staff.

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  1. Executives Reveal Their 'Dream Jobs'

According to a survey conducted by BusinessWeek Research Services, 72 percent of 500 senior-level business executives surveyed said their current position is not their "dream job," and many named creative professions when asked their fantasy careers.

  1. SEC May Give Companies a Break from New Accounting Rules

The top accountant of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Donald Nicolaisen is worried that companies are overwhelmed with the frantic pace of implementing new accounting requirements and supports delaying some rules stemming from the 2002 Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

MORE RESOURCES...

  1. SOX Compliance Cost Estimates Soar since January '04
  2. Security Programs Viewed as Important to Success of Businesses
  3. Small Employers Still Outspend Large Employers on Health Care
  4. Large Databases Can Mean Big-Time Fraud
  5. Accounting Hall of Fame Announces 2004 Inductees
  6. E&Y Improves Heart Safety in Offices Nationwide
  7. Book Recommendation: Mentored by a Millionaire: Master Strategies of Super Achievers, by Steven K. Scott

Who When it comes to succeeding, there's an infinite difference between being taught theories in school, and being mentored in specific skills and strategies. Using the strategies Steve Scott learned from his mentor, Steve became a multimillionaire entrepreneur who along with his partners built more than a dozen companies from scratch, achieving billions of dollars in sales. Now, step-by-step, he mentors readers in each of the master strategies that have enabled him and countless others to achieve their impossible dreams. Order Your Copy Today!

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  1. Selecting a Spam Solution; The CPA Firm's Dilemma

Spam is a problem; everyone knows it. Most firms know that it takes money to solve. However, most firms don't know that it doesn't have to cost thousands of dollars per year. There are several ways to allocate the costs of dealing with spam.

  1. Opportunity's Knocking for New Revenue Growth

To understate the situation, the rules governing opportunity development for CPA firms have changed dramatically. What's different? Almost everything. How we seek and acquire business is fundamentally changing. Here are some ideas to help you open doors to new opportunities.

  1. Seven Ways to Motivate Employees

The challenging economy of the past few years has exacerbated the problem of motivating employees. For many, rising health care costs have gobbled up most of the meager raises they have received. Motivating employees today requires getting back to basics. Here are seven methods.

HOT TOPICS

  1. Companies Struggle with New Chief Compliance Officer Position
  2. Court Rules Tax Protester Can't Sell His Book of Tax Advice
  3. Treasury Department Answers Schedule M-3 Questions
  4. Enron's Kenneth Lay Asks to Forgo Jury Trial
  5. AICPA Ethics Committee Proposes Outsourcing Disclosure Rule

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