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Main Street Practitioner

In this issue of Main Street Practitioner:

  • How Do Your Fees Compare? Just Published: NSA’s 2016-2017 Income and Fees of Accountants and Tax Preparers in Public Practice Survey Report
  • NSA Protects Your Right to Practice: Why Members Need the NSA Tax Practitioner Bill of Rights
  • New Economy to Benefit as IRS Clarifies Key R&D Standards
  • Tax Consequences of Distributions from S Corporations
  • The IRS is Coming: How to Prepare for the New IRS Partnership Audit Rules
  • The Annual Tax Meeting is Dead
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