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California CPA

On your side: CalCPA’S GR team has one special interest—you! – California Society of Certified Public Accountants government relations

On your side: CalCPA’S GR team has one special interest—you! – California Society of Certified Public Accountants government relations – Cover Story Jerry Ascierto ON A SWELTERING SPRING DAY in Sacramento last year, hundreds of CalCPA members–outfitted with pins that pronounced “CPAs: Committed to Excellence”–flooded the State Capitol corridors. Unfettered by the heat outside and […]

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Adding bells and whistles

Adding bells and whistles Ted Orme Do some research on options before you hit the showroom, so you don’t get carried away. You’ve done your homework and made up your mind: The Sedan de Grande is the model for you. The question now is you want your vehicle equipped. The equipment level you choose can […]

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Accounting Technology

SAP Business One: Less Is More

SAP Business One: Less Is More Riccardo A. Davis SAP believes the fewer VARS it has, the better, when it comes to selling its SAP Business One software.”We’d rather have as few partners as possible to cover a broad geography,” says Dan Kraus, vice president SAP Business One. “If you look at what is important, […]

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Accounting Technology

Tax: A Vertical Perspective

Tax: A Vertical Perspective Richard McCausland William Cook Jr., CPA, no longer has to make those long, long drives to the airport to deliver a bundle of tax returns-including a good number for the El Dorado, Ark.-based firm’s oil and gas clients-for data inputting and processing at a center in Texas. Nor does he have […]

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California CPA

G. Steven Burrill

G. Steven Burrill – Members In The News G. Steven Burrill of San Francisco was featured in the Sept. 15 San Francisco Business Times … COPYRIGHT 2003 California Society of Certified Public Accountants COPYRIGHT 2003 Gale Group

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California CPA

Personal income tax installment pilot program

Personal income tax installment pilot program The FTB will conduct a pilot program for installment agreements for individual taxpayers from Sept. 1-Dec. 31, 2005. [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] The program looks to change the installment agreement conditions from $10,000 within 36 months to $25,000 within 60 months. Applicants qualify if they: * Owe a balance of $25,000 […]

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Tax Executive, The

the dog days of summer

Interest allocation: the dog days of summer Bret Wells What a difference a summer makes! Earlier this year, many had high hopes that the United States would finally correct the most significant tax mistake facing U.S. multinationals, namely the current method for allocating and apportioning interest expense among U.S. and foreign assets. From its inception, […]

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California CPA

CalCPA treasurer’s report – 2002 Annual Report – California Society of Certified Public Accountants

CalCPA treasurer’s report – 2002 Annual Report – California Society of Certified Public Accountants – Brief Article Jessie Powell CalCPA continued to experience positive financial operating results in FY 2001-02 and completed planned initiatives on budget despite the effects of Sept. 11, the Enron bankruptcy and the demise of the dot-coms. Our accomplishments included conducting […]

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California CPA

Kip Dellinger – Members In The News – letter published in the Los Angeles Times

Kip Dellinger – Members In The News – letter published in the Los Angeles Times – Brief Article A letter from Los Angeles-based Kip Dellinger was printed in the July 28 Los Angeles Times … COPYRIGHT 2003 California Society of Certified Public Accountants COPYRIGHT 2003 Gale Group

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Watching you secrets windows tells

Watching you secrets windows tells – snoopware James A. Sanders More than 75 percent of U.S. firms monitor their employees’ phone calls, e-mails, Internet activities and computer files. This is according to a 2001 survey by the American Management Association. How do they do it? (Or, how can you do it?) Software known as “snoopware,” […]