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Latest Main Street Practitioner
September / October

           







In This Issue:


• Interview with NSA President Marilyn Niwao

• Past Imperfect: Fixing Previous Preparers' Goofs

• SSARS 21 is Coming!

• Best Succession Plan is to Build a Better Accounting Practice
• How to Go Solo Without Going Crazy

• Member Spotlight: Barbara Zimmer, CPA



The Latest


  • PTIN Renewal Season is Now Open

    Preparer tax identification number (PTIN) applications and renewals for 2015 are now being processed. Anyone who preparers or assists in preparing federal tax returns for compensation must have a valid 2015 PTIN before preparing returns. All enrolled agents must also have a PTIN. To renew your PTIN and for more information, visit: http://www.irs.gov/PTIN
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  • IRS Says Business E-File Jumps 10 Percent This Year; Doubles in 4 Years

    Business e-file rose nearly 10 percent this year, continuing the growth that has seen the number of corporate and partnership returns filed electronically double in just four years, the Internal Revenue Service said today.
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Welcome NSA Members


Saud Ahmed, CPA, MBA, Milwaukee, WI
Antonia Alaimo, RTRP, Astoria, NY
Neville Allen, EA, Skokie, IL
Mahesh Anand, EA, Fremont, CA
Linda Maria Angeles, Kissimmee, FL
Norma Arellano, Hesperia, CA
Dana R. Arth, CPA, MBA, Lee's Summit, MO
Tammy Lynn Baker, Clackamas, OR
Nicole R. Baldner, South Boston, MA
Maria Dolores Barberio, RTRP, Sunland, CA
Terrence Barrington, EA, Naperville, IL
Sarah J. Bartel, CPA, Wailuku, HI
Mary Ann Bauerle, Winter Haven, FL
Rebecca Benigni, EA, Newburgh, IN
Dennis M. Black, RTRP, Santee, CA
Jay F. Bloom, PA, Encino, CA
Juan Bodre, New York, NY
Jose E. Bono, CFP, Brentwood, NY
Reno M. Borgognoni, CPA, Lawrenceville, GA
Elizabeth Brian, Columbia, MD
Kyle A. Bristow-Thomas, Indianapolis, IN
Jacquelyn Brown-Hadnot, PA, Overland Park, KS
Nedy Cabrera, Hollywood, FL
Mark Carr, CPA, Tallahassee, FL
Oussama Chehouri, Dearborn Heights, MI
Angie M. Clayton, Blencoe, IA
Cary Collins, San Francisco, CA
Laurell M. Crochet, CPA, EA, Houma, LA
Stephen Cutright, CPA, Tallahassee, FL
Joseph DeVelasco, MBA, Flushing, NY
Dominick Anthony DiFabio, Fairfield, CT
Al Abubakr Douglas, Jr, Bowie, MD
Vilson Dushi, Babylon, NY
Mustafa Eldeeb, RTRP, Orange, CA
Rafael Encarnacion, RTRP, Flushing, NY
Diane M. Erickson, CPA, Prescott Valley, AZ
Noel Ernesto Escobar, Sr., Davie, FL
Gloria Fitzgerald, Fort Washington, MD
Kim Gilbert-Prior, Downingtown, PA
Stuart Gilman, Chicago, IL
Charles L. Greene, RTRP, Arcadia, CA
Robert Hall, EA, Plantation, FL
Jaimee Hammer, Cherry Hill, NJ
Elizabeth Harper, EA, Columbia, MD
Mathew Hazan, Rockville Centre, NY
Sherry A. Heater, Commerce City, CO
William L. Heise, PA, Omaha, NE
Manuel Henriquez, PA, RTRP, Passaic, NJ
Darrell Hudson, RTRP, Fort Washington, MD
Patrice Irons, North Lauderdale, FL
Robert M. Jennings, CPA, EA, RTRP, Jeffersonville, IN
Robin A. Jensen, South San Francisco, CA
Oksana Jess, RTRP, Aurora, CO
Cally Johnson, Astoria, NY
Carl Johnson, Lakewood, CO
Liza Kaganov, Portland, OR
Noshi Y. Kallini, RTRP, New Brunswick, NJ
Kevin T. Kelly, CPA, Bellevue, IA
Sandra King, EA, Arlington, TX
John D. Kornacker, Schaumburg, IL
Irene Kostetsky, EA, Brooklyn, NY
Victoria Kosuda, RTRP, Mountainside, NJ
William A. Laakko, EA, CMA, Acme, MI
Diana B. Leisenring, Port Byron, NY
Kristie Lillie, RTRP, Phoenix, AZ
Bart Loyd, EA, Vienna, IL
Franklin Luppe, Pleasant View, TN
Christine Maakestad, RTRP, Cedar Rapids, IA
Naseeruddin Mahmood, RTRP, Villa Park, IL
Kingsley D. Maitland, Indianapolis, IN
Anthony Marro, PA, Franklin Square, NY
Jonathan E. McCottry, Sr., Alexandria, LA
Lynn McCubbins, Bardstown, KY
Susan L. Miller, Palm Harbor, FL
Layne M. Missigman, Winter Park, FL
Michael A. Mounts, CPA, Chicago, IL
Andres F. Munroy, MBA, Doral, FL
Anthony N. Nazarowski, Des Plaines, IL
Jeanice Neel, CPA, Nashville, AR
Cherie Newell, RTRP, Washington, DC
Dung Nguyen, Anaheim, CA
Mary C. Norbut, EA, Mount Vernon, IL
Owen Dunn Parker, CPA, Savannah, GA
Gary S. Peck, RTRP, Mission Viejo, CA
Terry J. Phillips, EA, Hartselle, AL
James Pierce, CPA, Rock Hill, SC
Russell Pizzo, Chicago, IL
Ashley Rixey, CPA, Wailuku, HI
Karen N. Roberts, Springfield, MO
Tami Romano, RTRP, Woodland Park, CO
Rose Goldenberg Rose, Houston, TX
Pandora Ann Rounsville, St. Paul, MN
Brandon Russell, Wailuku, HI
Jane Ryder, San Diego, CA
Ted Rzeszuto, CPA, Des Plaines, IL
Kathy Sartori, Newfoundland, PA
Bob Schlesinger, San Diego, CA
Sidney E. Schmitt, Metairie, LA
Alice Amalia Shiotsugu, CPA, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Stanley Skipworth, LPA, RTRP, Tuscumbia, AL
Scott M. Smart, RTRP, Frisco, TX
Danielle Smith, Morton, MS
Susan A. Smith, Pelham, AL
Randall Solomon, Woodland Park, CO
David L. Sprayson, Longmeadow, MA
Sheri Stack, EA, ATA, Salem, MO
Bryan H. Stone, Rocky Mount, NC
Laurie Terrell, Jackson, AL
Donna Tuke, EA, JD, Chicago, IL
Barbara Tuohino Funk, EA, Battle Ground, WA
Robert C. Ulmer, EA, Summerville, SC
Pedro A. Urgiles, Sleepy Hollow, NY
Stacia Vernon, Chesapeake, VA
Rose-Marie Walker, EA, MBA, Belleville, MI
Linda White, EA, Manchester, ME
Tangela White, RTRP, Mableton, GA
Deborah Wilczek, Enid, OK
Aleta Woodworth, EA, Seattle, WA
Lucita Zamoras, Niles, IL
Frederic Zeno, Sr., RTRP, Beaumont, TX


NSA ConnectED Webinars


Ethical Dilemmas
Next Thursday! October 30             2:00 PM ET (11:00 AM PT)
2 Hours CPE
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Consents and Disclosures- Protect Your Client, Protect Yourself and Avoid Penalties
November 4         2:00 PM ET (11:00 AM PT)
1 Hour CPE
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Give Yourself a Raise
November 13       2:00 PM ET (11:00 AM PT)
1 Hour CPE
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Business Expenses and the S Corporation
November 18       2:00 PM ET (11:00 AM PT)
1 Hour CPE
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