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July / August 2014

•  The Realities About the
   IRS OIC Program
•  Why Should Accountants
•  Smarter Uses of
   Technology to Build Your
   Practice & Increase
•  Why Do Accountants Get
   Paid Last?
•  Show Me the Margins 
AICPA Proposes Changes to Peer Review Standards

2014 NSA Scholarship Foundation winners

Tax & Accounting News

NSA 69th Annual Meeting information

The Latest

  • IRS Commissioner Koskinen Criticizes Congress at NSA Annual Meeting

    For tax preparers, taxpayers, and others frustrated by long wait times on the phone for Internal Revenue Service (IRS) assistance with tax questions, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen has a message: Call your member of Congress.
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  • AICPA Sues IRS over Voluntary Preparer Program

    The AICPA has filed a lawsuit to block the IRS from rolling out the new voluntary Annual Filing Season Program. Citing that the program violates Loving v IRS in which a federal court ruled that the IRS lacked legal authority to require tax preparers to register, take an exam, and complete continuing education credits.
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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

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