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2013-2014 Membership renewal statements
AAA-CPA
Members and affiliates will be receiving their membership renewal statements in the mail by Aug. 9. Please contact Kimmy Livingston at klivingston@attorney-cpa.com or 888-ATTY-CPA, ext. 2. if you do not receive your statement. Membership dues and fees are due by Oct. 1. Payments may be made by logging into the AAA-CPA website, via fax at 703-352-8073 or by mail to our office: 8647 Richmond Highway, Suite 639, Alexandria, VA 22309.
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Free MPRE course
Rigos Professional Education Programs
If you are sitting for the 2013 national MPRE, Rigos Professional Education Programs invites you to try our free MPRE books and live online learning class sessions. We recommend at least a 20 hour study effort to ensure you understand the details of the American Bar Association disciplinary rules tested and work through sufficient multiple-choice questions to become familiar with how they test the individual rules. Prudent students work through all 350 of our questions and answers. Click here to register for a course today. For more information, updates or related books, click here.
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ASA seeks members for public speaking engagements nationwide
AAA-CPA
The American Society of Attorney-CPAs is a subsidiary of the AAA-CPA devoted to public educational events. The organization provides an opportunity for members to speak on various topics to companies and community organizations, allowing these groups to receive invaluable information from a comprehensive perspective, one only a uniquely qualified attorney-CPA can provide.

We are seeking AAA-CPA members who are interested in being on a small panel for nationwide seminars. These seminars are for the public, which is a great opportunity for you, our members. Currently, we are offering programs in markets such as Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Missouri, Texas and many others. Our goal is to secure a listing of members in various areas that would be interested in this opportunity. Notice of seminars will be given at least two weeks in advance when known. If you are interested in this opportunity, please send an email to nratner@attorney-cpa.com with the area in which you would be interested in participating at your earliest convenience.

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CCH discounts
CCH
As an AAA-CPA member, you enjoy these monthly discounts:
  • Up to 30 percent off on CCH titles
  • An additional 10 [percent discount on selected Books of the Month
Receive an additional 10 percent discount — on top of your regular 30 percent association member discount — on select titles in the months of August and September.

Member discount code: Y6843 (embeds automatically in priority code box on checkout page)

This discount is only for association members.

August Book of the Month
From Aug. 1-31, purchase the following title at 40 percent off:
"Income Tax Regulations" (Winter 2013)
Regular price: $190
In August: $114

September Books of the Month
From Sept. 1-30, purchase the following titles at 40 percent off:
"Sales and Use Tax Answer Book" (2013)
Regular price: $325.50
In September: $195.30

"U.S. Master Sales and Use Tax Guide" (2013)
Regularly: $129.95
In September: $77.97

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Howard D. Rosen presents at AAA-CPA Annual Meeting and Education Conference
AAA-CPA
Howard D. Rosen, Esq., CPA, recently gave the following presentations at the AAA-CPA Annual Meeting and Education Conference: Drafting the Asset Protection Trust Agreement and Estate Freeze Planning With Offshore Trusts.
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What are the signs that tax reform will occur during this Congress?
Annette Nellen, director, MST program at San Jose State University, via CPA2Biz
President Barack Obama and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp, R-Mich., both seek a revenue-neutral corporate tax rate reduction. Senate Finance Committee Chair Max Baucus, D-Mont., and Ranking Member Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, have proposed a "blank slate" approach, inviting anyone to tell them why any of the existing 200 plus tax breaks should remain in a reformed tax system.
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Businesses large and small can unite on tax reform
The Hill
The most courageous odd couple in Congress — Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., and Rep. Dave Camp, R-Mich., — is determined to pass comprehensive tax reform, which would eliminate tax preferences in order to reduce tax rates. The novelty of having two committee chairmen from different parties working toward the same goal makes reform a real possibility. But deciphering who comes out ahead in such a complex equation can be difficult.
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Official: IRS pursuing 'stateless income' tax enforcement
Reuters
The Internal Revenue Service is pursuing tax enforcement cases against companies over the issue of "stateless income," a senior agency official said in a reference to corporate profits that are not taxed by any country. Erik Corwin, an IRS deputy chief counsel, said there were international tax disputes with companies, "most involving consequences of complex restructurings designed either to create stateless income or to affect a tax efficient repatriation."
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Sanders gives Senate Finance Committee $1.8 trillion tax increase proposal
The Hill
Liberal Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., gave the Senate Finance Committee proposals to raise taxes by $1.8 trillion. The plan includes a tax on carbon emissions and a Wall Street transaction tax. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus, D-Mont., and ranking member Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, had asked for member input and had offered to keep any suggestions secret for 50 years.
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Lew: New types of taxes may be ahead
Politico
New types of taxes that help simplify the tax code may be ahead in the next three years of the administration, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew says. Asked in an interview aired on CNN's "State of the Union" if he foresees new taxes to help revive a slow economy, Lew said there's "a convergence of views."

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The tax break that corporate America wants kept secret
Fortune via CNN
When Oracle reported its latest quarterly earnings last month, most investors focused on the fact that its dividend doubled. The number that got less notice in its annual report was its low tax bill — nearly half the standard 35 percent corporate rate.

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Wealth taxes: A future battleground
The New York Times
If you'd like to know where American political debates are headed, the data suggest a simple answer. The next major struggle — in economic terms at least — will be over whether taxes on personal wealth should rise — and by how much.

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The new vacation budget-buster
CNBC
Consumers may find it's getting tougher to stick to their travel budget. It's not just pricey airfare, hotel rooms or car rentals, although those rates have been rising. The less-noticed budget buster: more taxes and fees levied on such purchases.
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Census: State, local government tax collection hits all-time high
watchdog.org via Fox News
Local and state governments are collecting more tax money from individuals and businesses than ever. The U.S. Census Bureau released its State and Local Government Finance Summary, examining fiscal 2011 numbers. State and local governments collected a record-breaking $3.4 trillion in revenue from all sources that year.
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New FASB chairman makes plans for future accounting standards
Accounting Today
Russell Golden, the newly appointed chairman of the Financial Accounting Standards Board, will be overseeing a board that will be dealing with a new uncertain environment in which it will be only one of a number of standard setters from around the world working together in a more multilateral way to decide on future standards for the profession to follow.
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CALENDAR
Aug. 6
Members Only Study Group: Medicare Surtax — Analysis and Planning
Missouri Chapter Meeting

Aug. 8
PA/DE Chapter Meeting

Sept. 5
Members Only Study Group: Partnership Tax Update

Sept. 12
PA/DE Chapter Meeting
Members Only Study Group: S Corporation Quarterly Update

Sept. 18
What Every Attorney-CPA Must Know About Self-Directed IRAs

Sept. 19
Members Only Study Group: Choice of Entity

Oct. 1
Analytics in Law, Politics and the University

Oct. 15
Georgia Chapter Meeting

Nov. 6
AAA-CPA Fall Meeting and Education Conference

Nov. 4, 2014
AAA-CPA Fall Meeting and Education Conference


 



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