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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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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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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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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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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,” […]

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2002 above line deductions – Fast Tax Facts 2002 – teachers and hybrid vehicles

2002 above line deductions – Fast Tax Facts 2002 – teachers and hybrid vehicles – Brief Article 2002 ABOVE LINE DEDUCTIONS Qualified teacher expenses deductible for AGI $250 Deduction for clean-fuel vehicles * $2,000 * Currently certified are the 2001, 2002 and 2003 Toyota Prius as well as the 2003 Honda Civic Hybrid. Return for […]

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TPS time and billing – Practice Management

TPS time and billing – Practice Management – advertisement Designed Exclusively for Public Accountants Our extensive client profile links directly into Microsoft Outlook 98/2000/XP. Invoices are created with MS Word to match your requirements. Simple Time Entry–Powerful Features. TPS provides Final – Progress – Partial bills, Due Date Tracking, Remote time entry, Pocket PC time […]

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Get in on the action—become a CalCPA officer – CalCPA News – California Society of Certified Public Accountants

Get in on the action—become a CalCPA officer – CalCPA News – California Society of Certified Public Accountants – Brief Article Even those with the greatest leadership potential sometimes need a nudge to the fore, especially when it comes to assuming a formal role. Help shape CalCPA’s next group of leaders by nominating a member […]

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Communication: key to meeting challenges

Communication: key to meeting challenges Mark H. Fowler While the CPA profession is always evolving, the dramatic shift in regulatory oversight and standard-setting has been fairly revolutionary during the past few years. Interested in what this upheaval has meant to CPA firms, I’ve spent the past two years informally polling participants in my classes to […]