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CCH Repatriation of Foreign Income Incentives

THIS WEEK'S RESOURCES
  1. Consumers Urged to be Vigilant with Data Theft on the Rise
  2. New Software Helps Small Businesses Comply with SOX
  3. Can Software Replace You?
  4. Survey Asks Finance Departments to Identify Challenges
  5. Grant Thornton: Five Steps to Choice and Competition

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THIS WEEKS RESOURCES
  1. Consumers Urged to be Vigilant with Data Theft on the Rise

With high-profile breaches at data providers ChoicePoint and LexisNexis and loss of data at retailers DSW Shoe Warehouse and Polo Ralph Lauren, lawmakers are proposing legislation to stem the flow of personal information.

  1. New Software Helps Small Businesses Comply with SOX

This month, SecureBlue, Inc. is launching the latest version of its Sarbanes-Oxlely solution, SOX-Pro. SOX-Pro is a digital software compliance solution for small and mid-sized companies that offers both SOX compliance and internal network security management.

  1. Can Software Replace You?

With tax season fading fast in the rearview mirror, how are your clients preparing for next year's tax season? Are they planning to spend more time with you? Are they investing in some fancy accounting software in hopes of becoming more self-reliant? Have they discussed any of it with you? If not, you might want to pick up the phone and start the dialogue yourself.

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CCH Repatriation of Foreign Income Incentives

Get expert advice on the Repatriation of Foreign Income Incentives from CCH in a 100-minute audio conference, Thursday, April 28 (2PM Eastern). PricewaterhouseCoopers partners Michael Urse, Alan Fischl and Tadd Fowler will show tax professionals how to develop a plan to take advantage of this significant, but fleeting, opportunity. Find out more today!

  1. Survey Asks Finance Departments to Identify Challenges

Automation is key. That is the finding of a study done by Ventana Research, co-sponsored by Cognos, which asked 200 companies in various industries to identify the challenges faced by finance departments.

  1. Grant Thornton: Five Steps to Choice and Competition

Ninety-seven percent of public companies having sales between $250 million and $5 billion, are audited by the Big Four accounting firms, according to the General Accountability Office (GAO). Grant Thornton LLP, the U.S. division of global accounting, business advisory and tax organization, Grant Thornton International would like to change that. They have released a five-point plan to increase choice and competition among auditors and public companies.

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