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Registration is now OPEN for the 2011 Fall Meeting & Education Conference being held Nov. 2-6 in New York City! Click here to view the brochure.
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Offering 17 hours of CPE and 15 hours of CLE/MCLE with two hours of Accounting and Auditing (A&A)

Education sessions include:

• New Initiatives and Challenges Facing the IRS

• State Nexus for Individuals

• Whistleblower Statute/Confessions of a High Ranking NY Tax Administrator

• Powerful Estate Tax Planning Opportunities
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Save the date! AAA-CPA Southeast Regional Conference in conjunction with the Florida Bar Tax Section
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Oct. 14-16, 2011, Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, Kissimmee, Fla.

Enjoy great education, and networking while surrounded by the grandeur of a turn-of-the-century Florida mansion style hotel, with the modern amenities and deluxe accommodations of a world-renowned luxury resort.


Special offers for AAA-CPA members from T-Mobile
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Discounts Include:

• 10% on qualifying monthly recurring charges for new and existing customers (includes voice, text & e-mail services)*exclusions apply

• Waived activation fees ($35 savings per line)

• Free two-day shipping

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• 30 day return policy (compared to 14 days for other customers)

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New case law on asset protection
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The month of June 2011 has witnessed some interesting new case law related to asset protection issues. In a comprehensive article recently published at The Wealth Strategies Journal, entitled "Recent Developments in Asset Protection Law," Jay Adkisson highlights new judicial decisions that relate to fraudulent transfer, business entities, trusts and disgorgement. More



California scrutinizes nonprofits, sometimes ending a tax exemption
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A growing number of nonprofit groups in California are being denied exemption from property taxes because the state's chief tax collector and assessors contend they do not do enough to benefit state residents, according to lawyers representing the groups. "I have a client who applied for the exemption recently and has been denied on the basis that it would not be doing enough to benefit the citizens of California," said Ofer Lion, a lawyer. More

Tax hike on 'rich' would hit 3 percent of Americans, IRS data show
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As the government looks for ways to climb out of its massive hole of debt, all eyes are on the rich. President Barack Obama and many of his fellow Democrats continue to call for higher taxes on the wealthy. More



SEC launches new whistleblower program
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The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will unveil a new website—one that explains how people can potentially make millions of dollars by turning in corporate wrongdoing. It's part of the new Office of the Whistleblower, which is officially open for business under rules that come into effect Friday. More

Appeals decision is a victory for opponents of SEC's new Wall Street regulations
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They lost round one when Congress wrote the law. They lost round two when regulators began turning the law into rules. But business groups fighting regulatory measures adopted in response to the financial crisis could still score a knockout in another arena: the federal courts. More

Buffett to Congress: Tax wealthier Americans to help create jobs
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Billionaire investor Warren Buffett, saying he doesn't want to be "coddled" by Congress, says that wealthier Americans should pay higher taxes, and that higher taxes do not dampen job growth. Buffett, chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway, wrote in an op-ed piece in The New York Times that taxes should be raised on Americans who make at least $1 million per year. More



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Members Only Study Group: Quarterly Update on S Corporations


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