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Get in line: CPAs face new set of CBA regs – Cover Story

Get in line: CPAs face new set of CBA regs – Cover Story – California Board of Accountancy regulations for certified public accountants Jerry Ascierto CPA’s Across a Wide Spectrum of Practice Areas Are Facing a New Spate of Regulations from the California Board of Accountancy What Do They Mean for You? As the Sarbanes-Oxley […]

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Answerline improves your ROI – CalCPA News – return on investment

Answerline improves your ROI – CalCPA News – return on investment – Brief Article Just as you advise clients to put their investments to work for them, you should do the same. Your CalCPA membership represents a valuable investment for your practice. If managed properly, it certainly will improve your return on investment. Are you […]

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Ripple effect – California Property Insurance Rates on the Rise

Ripple effect – California Property Insurance Rates on the Rise – Statistical Data Included Deanna McCrary Property and casualty insurance rates are skyrocketing across the country and the Golden State is no exception. California’s businesses are feeling the ripple effects of the massive property damage at New York City’s Ground Zero and the resulting shift […]

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Accounting Resources

Accounting Resources – Brief Article New on CalCPA Online: accounting resources! Offering one-stop shopping for California CPAs, CalCPA Online’s resources section features accounting links, recommended reading, and contact information for the IRS, the FTB and the California Board of Accountancy. Bookmark this section and you’ll never be far away from much-needed information during the harried […]

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Intentionally defective? Estate planning with intentionally defective irrevocable trusts

Intentionally defective? Estate planning with intentionally defective irrevocable trusts – Brief Article Laura Kauls An intentionally defective irrevocable trust (IDIT) is not a term you normally use when discussing estate planning with your clients; however, it can be a significant estate planning tool. The trust is not literally defective. It’s an irrevocable trust designed with […]

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HIPAA alert available – Privacy Tool, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

HIPAA alert available – Privacy Tool, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act – Brief Article CAMICO has issued an alert regarding the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act for CPAs who have health care clients who fall under the HIPAA definition of covered entities, in which CPAs are considered business associates. For a copy of […]

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2004 Working Families Tax Relief Act: selected highlights

2004 Working Families Tax Relief Act: selected highlights Stuart R. Josephs The following are selected highlights of the 2004 Working Families Tax Relief Act signed into law Oct. 4: CHANGES AFFECTING INDIVIDUALS Child Tax Credit Under the existing law, for 2004, an individual may claim a $1,000 tax credit for each qualifying child under the […]

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Janice Carr – appointed at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

http://www.looksmart.com/ http://www.findarticles.com/ FindArticles > California CPA > Nov, 2003 > Article > Print friendly Janice Carr – appointed at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo – Brief Article Janice Carr has recently been made a full professor at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo … COPYRIGHT 2003 California Society of Certified Public Accountants COPYRIGHT 2003 Gale Group

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California paid family leave: {beginning July 1, employees are allowed six weeks off—with partial pay—to care for a newborn or other family member. Here’s how employees & employers can prepare}

California paid family leave: {beginning July 1, employees are allowed six weeks off—with partial pay—to care for a newborn or other family member. Here’s how employees & employers can prepare} David A. Wimmer Bob has worked full time for his employer for a little more than five years. It’s Aug. 1, 2004 and his wife […]

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Are you an expert?

Are you an expert? John F. Raspante CPAs often are called on to provide expert testimony as litigation support consultants during commercial disputes. As part of that testimony. CPAs may under-take everything from damage calculations and matrimonial lifestyle calculations to business valuations and forensic accounting services. These opportunities to serve as expert witnesses, however, can […]