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THIS WEEK'S RESOURCES
  1. Treasury, IRS Clarify Employment Tax Treatments
  2. PCAOB Releases Addtl. Guidance for Audits of Internal Control
  3. SOX 404 Trends for Next Year Beginning to Emerge
  4. More Executives Saying "No Thanks" to CFO Job
  5. Is it Best to Look Inside or Outside Industry for New CEO?
  6. The Bottom Line on Gift-Giving at the Office
  7. Workers Find Value in Performance Appraisals Survey Says
  8. Financial Counseling Critical to Retirement Planning
  9. CEOs Say Flexibility, Adapting to Change Vital to Competing
  10. U.S. Workers, Investors Largely Unaware of Sarbanes-Oxley Act
  11. Online Survey Usage Increases Among Small Businesses
  12. Top Firm Expands Presence in FL, Southeast with Mergers

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  2. The Power of Clarity on Expectations
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  4. Pre-Tax Season Media Tip for Tax Practitioners

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THIS WEEKS RESOURCES
  1. Treasury, IRS Clarify Employment Tax Treatments

The Treasury Department and the IRS on Tuesday, published two revenue rulings clarifying that payments by employers to employees made in connection with employment contracts are to be treated as wages for purposes of FICA, FUTA and Federal income tax withholding.

  1. PCAOB Releases Addtl. Guidance for Audits of Internal Control

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board last week released the third in a series of staff questions and answers to assist in the implementation of PCAOB Auditing Standard No. 2, regarding audits of public companies' internal control over financial reporting.

  1. SOX 404 Trends for Next Year Beginning to Emerge

As public companies strive to meet compliance deadlines for Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, trends related to how companies will implement an efficient and effective process beyond the initial year of compliance are beginning to emerge, according to the results of a new survey.

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  1. More Executives Saying "No Thanks" to CFO Job

Some executives who long dreamt of seeing the title "Chief Financial Officer" on their business cards are starting to wonder why they ever wanted the job in the first place. The CFO job, thanks to regulatory changes and a push for greater accountability in corporate America, has changed dramatically over the last few years.

  1. Is it Best to Look Inside or Outside Industry for New CEO?

What are the pros and cons of hiring leadership that is within an industry compared to outside? Do outsiders bring a fresh perspective?

MORE RESOURCES...

  1. The Bottom Line on Gift-Giving at the Office
  2. Workers Find Value in Performance Appraisals Survey Says
  3. Financial Counseling Critical to Retirement Planning
  4. CEOs Say Flexibility, Adapting to Change Vital to Competing
  5. Workers, Investors Largely Unaware of Sarbanes-Oxley Act
  6. Online Survey Usage Increases Among Small Businesses
  7. Top Firm Expands Presence in FL, Southeast with Mergers

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  1. Tips on How to Conduct an Effective Meeting

  1. The Power of Clarity on Expectations

  1. Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Head To the Office Party

  1. Pre-Tax Season Media Tip for Tax Practitioners

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