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THIS WEEK'S RESOURCES
  1. GAO Study: Tax Haven Companies Have Federal Contracting Edge
  2. Board Releases Report on Inspections of Big Four Firms
  3. AICPA Launches Privacy Services Resources for CPAs
  4. Study: Those Who Invest in Their Business, Grow Their Business
  5. PCAOB Auditing Standard No. 3 Approved by the SEC
  6. Workers Say Technology is Effective, but Want More Training
  7. Dixon Hughes Steps up to Address Staffing Issues at Hospitals
  8. Work Ethic Primary Conflict among Different Generations
  9. Need for SOX-Related Services Expected to Slow in 2005
  10. Crackdown on Internet Fraud Slams Spammers
  11. Census Figures Show Slump in Women's Income
  12. California's Upcoming Experiment Seeks to Ease Tax Paperwork

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THIS WEEKS RESOURCES
  1. GAO Study: Tax Haven Companies Have Federal Contracting Edge

A recent study released by the Government Accountability Office found that subsidiaries of corporations headquartered in tax haven countries are much more likely to gain advantages over U.S. companies when bidding on federal contracts.

  1. Board Releases Report on Inspections of Big Four Firms

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) last week issued reports on the Board's 2003 limited inspections of the four largest public accounting firms in the U.S. The inspections examined compliance, quality control and selected public-company audits in the national and regional practice offices of the Big Four.

  1. AICPA Launches Privacy Services Resources for CPAs

With privacy services a burgeoning practice discipline for CPAs, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants is helping its members achieve success with a series of privacy- related resources.

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  1. Study: Those Who Invest in Their Business, Grow Their Business

The adage "you have to spend a buck to make a buck" holds true, according to a new study of small business owners and accountants. A recent study found that 64 percent of businesses and 73 percent of accountants who invested in their business reported growth in the last 12 months.

  1. PCAOB Auditing Standard No. 3 Approved by the SEC

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board announced that its Auditing Standard No. 3, Audit Documentation, has been approved by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

MORE RESOURCES...

  1. Workers Say Technology is Effective, but Want More Training
  2. Dixon Hughes Steps up to Address Staffing Issues at Hospitals
  3. Work Ethic Primary Conflict among Different Generations
  4. Need for SOX-Related Services Expected to Slow in 2005
  5. Crackdown on Internet Fraud Slams Spammers
  6. Census Figures Show Slump in Women's Income
  7. California's Upcoming Experiment Seeks to Ease Tax Paperwork
  8. Book Recomendation

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  1. Tips for Loss Prevention Policies; Employee Theft Solutions

It goes without saying that all employers are concerned about employee theft. This article is an overview of some of the hazards of incorrectly conducting employee searches and offers some suggestions that should be considered when drafting a loss prevention policy.

  1. Targeting the Best Prospects, Narrow Your Focus

Many partners think that selling to the widest possible market is the likeliest path to success. But this 'take all comers' approach is not very effective. It's hard to stand out when you market your business without a distinctive set of prospects in mind.

  1. The Road to Success; Growing Your Network

Whether you are a business owner, work in business or are starting a new career, having a network of people to support you is imperative. Networking can be fun, rewarding and very useful. Follow these simple steps!

HOT TOPICS

  1. 2005 College & University Rankings Released by U.S. News
  2. Addiction Drives Florida CPA to "Moral & Ethical Bankruptcy"
  3. When an Employee Quits, Your Responsibilities Don't
  4. IRS Gives Capital Gains Break in "Unforeseen Circumstances"
  5. Former IRS Lawyers Suspended For Tax Shelter Case

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