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    RE: Creative Clients

    I agree with no deduction. The other suggestion "pay for the funeral and add it to the final payroll' is not only not too legal (he did not earn the funds) but also cruel -- leaving the grieving widow with a greatly increased tax burden. ------------------------------...

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A Message from our President

A Message from our President

Kathy Hettick

We are achieving success together!

As President of NSA, I am continually building on the successes of the past, tackling the challenges of today, and inspiring progress for the future. This is an exciting time for NSA and our profession. With ongoing changes and regulations in tax and accounting standards, we are diligently fighting for your right to practice. We continue to offer quality CE and resources to help grow and maintain small firms as well as our membership. 

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