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How To Develop Qualified Prospects For Your Practice

July 24, 2014

Event Date: August 20, 2014, 2:30 pm ETIn this session we'll review best practices for how to generate interest in your firm?s services. Topics include:Web Based Marketing StrategiesAppointment SettingNetworking & Personal ObservationsDOWNLOAD THE SLIDE DECK FOR THIS PRESENTATION...

Auditing Special Purpose Frameworks: Tests of Balances

July 24, 2014

Risk assessment procedures, tests of controls, systems walk-through procedures, analytical procedures and tests-of-balances procedures produce substantive evidence for an auditor. ...

What are the 'Adaptive Challenges' for CPE?

July 23, 2014

According to "The Work of Leadership," adaptive work is required when ?our deeply held beliefs are challenged, when the values that made us successful become less relevant, and when legitimate yet competing perspectives emerge.? All of these are true for CPE....

Don?t Leave Money on the Table When You Suspect IRS Error

July 23, 2014

The IRS isn't always perfect in its calculations of underpayment interest and refund interest. Two BDO USA professionals provide some advice so you don't walk away from overpayments that are rightfully owed to your company....

Bramwell?s Lunch Beat: California Soda Tax Measures ? Whose Is Better?

July 23, 2014

The menu for July 23 features specials on FASB looks at revamping income statement, two courts issue conflicting rulings on Obamacare subsidies, Senate advances bill to end tax breaks for outsourcing, and more....

The 16 Ways to Screw Up Delegation

July 23, 2014

We've all tried to make our work-lives more efficient, transfer knowledge to newer team members and leverage our practices. Sometimes delegation works, and sometimes, well?it doesn't. ...

Learn to Relax in High Pressure Situations and You Just Might Win More Business

July 22, 2014

You have a big presentation forthcoming that might enable you to land a huge client for your firm. Are you sufficiently relaxed to be at your best? Let me offer a story and some observations that drive home a crucial point. Years back, I accompanied my good buddies Don and Dennis to a three-day camping event in West Virginia....

Big Data Cited as Top Issue for Some CPAs

July 22, 2014

Accountants who specialize in forensic and valuation services point to electronic data analysis, or big data, as the most pressing issue they?ll face in the coming months, according to results of a new survey released on Tuesday by the AICPA....

Bramwell?s Lunch Beat: ACA Tax Subsidies Take Major Hit in Federal Appeals Court

July 22, 2014

The menu for July 22 features specials on Renaissance hedge fund escaped more than $6 billion in taxes, Lois Lerner?s emails may exist after all, Senate Finance Committee holds hearing on inversions, and more....

How to Go Solo Without Going Crazy

July 22, 2014

You should be investing your limited time and financial resources in areas that are likely to bear fruit and not in chasing after ideas that force you to spread yourself too thinly....

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