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  • Upcoming ConnectED CPE Webinars for Tax and Accounting Professionals

    The National Society of Accountants (NSA) has announced the latest programs in its series of ConnectED Webinars, which are approved for continuing professional education (CPE) by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA), Accreditation Council for Accountancy and Taxation (ACAT) and California Tax Education Council (CTEC).
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  • NSA Elects New Officers and Directors at 2014 Annual Meeting

    The National Society of Accountants (NSA) elected a slate of new officers, District Governors, and State Directors at its 69th Annual Meeting in Baltimore, MD.
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  • Dealing with the S Corporation K-1 on the 1040

    Your client has just dropped off a Schedule K-1 for an S-Corporation! Where do you begin? What questions do you ask, and what do you need to know?
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  • ATP and ABA Credential Holders Exempt from New IRS Annual Filing Season Program Course and Exam Requirements

    Accredited Tax Preparers (ATPs) and Accredited Business Accountant/Advisors (ABAs) are exempt from the requirement to take an Annual Federal Tax Refresher (AFTR) course and exam that is part of the new Internal Revenue Service (IRS) voluntary Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP).
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  • Recap Blog: IRS Tax Forum in National Harbor, MD

    We are in the home stretch of the IRS Nationwide Tax Forums and how appropriate to be in National Harbor, so close to Washington D.C.!
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  • Smarter Uses of Technology to Build Your Practice and Increase Revenues

    How much more efficient would your practice be if you could make technology work better for you and your clients? How much would your practice grow? This article details what you need to do to operate your practice more efficiently, using available technology.
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  • IRS Tax Forums: New Orleans

    The 2014 New Orleans Tax Forum was awesome! The attendance was up, hotel was sold out, and the restaurants were outstanding! The service in New Orleans is above and beyond – at every turn the people were very hospitable and kind. We certainly appreciated the warm welcome of the attendees, many of whom have seen us year after year in various cities across the country.
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  • IRS Tax Forums Recap from Sunny San Diego

    So then there was San Diego. What a great city to host the Forums. Our presentations have been well received and it is apparent that the topics are timely. We are realizing that the subject of S Corporation officer compensation is still a big concern for attendees. The discussion of shareholder basis is also a subject that is generating lots of questions.
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  • Five Basic Tax Tips for New Businesses

    The details one must consider when opening a new business can be overwhelming. One important area to understand is your tax obligations. You may need to know not only about income taxes but also about payroll taxes. The IRS has offered the following five basic tax tips that can help get your business off to a good start.
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  • The Windy City: Chicago IRS Tax Forum Recap

    The 2014 Chicago IRS Tax Forum was a great success and a wonderful start to the Tax Forum season! The city of Chicago is beautiful and the people were very hospitable and kind. We appreciated the attitudes and warm welcome of the attendees, many of whom we have seen year after year in various cities across the country.
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