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  1. Survey: CEOs Carry the Burden of Reputation Recovery
  2. IPA Names Nation's Best-Managed Accounting Firms
  3. WorldCom Whistleblower Inducted into Hall of Fame for CPAs
  4. IRS Announces Pension Plan Limitations for 2005
  5. Study: CEO, Outside Director Pay Rises Across all Industries
  6. IRS Revises Offer in Compromise Application Form
  7. Credit Card Access to 401(k) Savings on the Way
  8. New Law Would End Double Tax on Some Attorneys' Fees
  9. Commercial Property Owners Among Winners in New Tax Law
  10. Fiducial Acquires CPA Firm, Adds ten Offices Across Midwest
  11. IRS Warns: Be Careful When Applying for Offers in Compromise
  12. AICPA Launches Website "360 Degrees of Financial Literacy"

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THIS WEEKS RESOURCES
  1. Survey: CEOs Carry the Burden of Reputation Recovery

The burden of responsibility for restoring a company's damaged reputation rests squarely on CEO shoulders, according a recent CEO reputation study.

  1. IPA Names Nation's Best-Managed Accounting Firms

INSIDE Public Accounting named 25 public accounting firms from across the country as the nation's best-managed accounting firms for 2004, based on fiscal and management performance.

  1. WorldCom Whistleblower Inducted into Hall of Fame for CPAs

Cynthia Cooper, the former vice president of internal audit at WorldCom who exposed the largest corporate fraud in U.S. history, will lead the list of three new inductees into the 2004 American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

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  1. IRS Announces Pension Plan Limitations for 2005

The Internal Revenue Service announced late last week the cost of living adjustments applicable to dollar limitations for pension plans and other items for Tax Year 2005.

  1. Study: CEO, Outside Director Pay Rises Across all Industries

Median total compensation for outside (non-employee) directors of U.S. boards is higher than last year's median in all three major industry sectors covered in The Conference Board's annual study of outside director pay.

MORE RESOURCES...

  1. IRS Revises Offer in Compromise Application Form
  2. Credit Card Access to 401(k) Savings on the Way
  3. New Law Would End Double Tax on Some Attorneys' Fees
  4. Commercial Property Owners Among Winners in New Tax Law
  5. Fiducial Acquires CPA Firm, Adds ten Offices Across Midwest
  6. IRS Warns: Be Careful When Applying for Offers in Compromise
  7. AICPA Launches Website "360 Degrees of Financial Literacy"

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  1. Lessons in Positive Change Management

The Change Management Group has benchmarked the best management processes in a number of organizations and the following lessons in positive change management have emerged.

  1. Ten Rules For Successfully Running a Business

Most businesses hire bodies for particular jobs rather than people to help build a future. No general goes into battle without a major who can take over if he is felled by a bullet. You are your business' general and must act accordingly.

  1. Two Steps to Improving Your Marketing Success

Since the human mind seems to be able to focus on only one thought at a time, it's difficult to evaluate an advertising idea from the perspective of both a marketer and a customer. That's why it's necessary to use a two-step process when developing highly effective ads, sales letters, web pages, and e-mails.

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  1. Court Halts CO Tax Scheme, Arrests California Promoter
  2. Cross-Dressing IRS Agent Claims Vindictive Prosecution
  3. IRS Announces Pension Plan Limitations for 2005
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  5. Google Offers Desktop Search for Email, Files, and More

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  1. Two Retirement Plan Professionals Join Dixon Hughes
  2. AICPA Announces Retirement of J. Thomas Higginbotham

  3. Susan Waters, California Society of CPAs' CEO Steps Down

  4. Habif, Arogeti & Wynne Sells Document Mgt. System to CCH

  5. Fiducial Acquires CPA Firm, Adds ten Offices Across Midwest

  6. Texas Society Takes Stand on Social Security, Medicare Reform

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