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The Attorney-CPA newsletter now available
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The Attorney-CPA printed newsletter (now available twice a year) is available for members to download and print or read electronically by CLICKING HERE. We hope you enjoy the newsletter that contains the following: Federal Tax Update; S Corporation Update; In Memory section and much more information from the national office. Just a reminder you can continue to submit articles for print each week through our Weekly Update. Questions? Email

Just a few more weeks to reserve your cruise spot for our annual meeting!
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Be on the lookout for the 2011 Annual Meeting brochure which has dropped to all members! We hope you will plan to cruise with us for the 48th Annual Meeting & Education Conference in June. Education sessions will include: Federal Tax Update; Showdown: S Corporation vs. LLC; Tax Issues in Investment Decision; 2011-2012 (and Beyond) Estate Planning Odyssey; Treatment of Tax Liabilities and Liens in Bankruptcy and Ethics for Attorney-CPAs! Make sure to click here to see all details of the Annual Meeting and book today. Cabins are selling out quickly! Don't miss out on our group savings of over $300+ per/cabin from regular rates. Cabins MUST BE BOOKED by April 8! Members and Non-Members we encourage you to join us! Questions? E-mail More

2011 Northeast Regional Education Conference: REGISTER NOW!
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Mark your calendars NOW to celebrate the end of Tax Season with a weekend getaway! The AAA-CPA invites you to attend the 2011 Northeastern Regional Education Conference, April 29 - May 1, at Dolce Seaview Resort, Galloway, N.J. We encourage both members and non-members to attend. The Seaview Resort is the perfect place to enjoy a weekend retreat! The Seaview offers guests an idyllic resort vacation, world class golf and a luxurious Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa experience! Don't miss out on the many networking opportunities or education sessions. We also encourage you to bring your families and guests and enjoy all that the Seaview and the surrounding area has to offer. There is something for everyone! Click here to register.

It's your job to manage your career
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The following article was recommended by a member and we have received permission from the American Bar Association to provide our members with a link to the following article. More

Lawyers in Eversole trial argue over tax rules
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Defense lawyers for Harris County Commissioner Jerry Eversole fought with federal prosecutors about the tax implications of loans and gifts and the details of more than a dozen trips Eversole took with real estate developer Michael Surface since 1999. More

California law firm to offer estate planning services via Skype
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California-based law firm The Trust Store is bringing estate planning attorney services online through Skype's encrypted video conferencing technology. The Trust Store is the first full service California law firm to offer these services. More

UBS denies speculation about sale of US wealth unit
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UBS AG (UBS) rejected media speculation that it plans to sell its Wealth Management Americas business. "This speculation is wrong," said a UBS spokesman. A potential divestment of the division, which was previously known as PaineWebber, has resurfaced in recent press reports, with suitors including Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC). More

SEC reviewing private securities trading rules
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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is reviewing the rules surrounding private securities trading and initial public offerings, SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro said. Speaking before a House of Representatives appropriations panel that oversees SEC funding, Schapiro indicated the agency is looking into two specific areas to determine if the rules are outdated and need some upgrades. More

Canceled debt often must be reported as income
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One can only imagine all the high-fives and fist-bumps that erupt once a can't-make-ends-meet borrower finally, finally talks a lender into forgiving $3,000 in credit-card debt. Now picture that person months later handing over a little piece of paper called a 1099-C to a tax preparer. More

March 18, 2011
Proving Insolvency for Bankruptcy and the Fraudulent Transfers Act - S. Texas Chapter Mtg.
March 29, 2011
IRS Representation Study Group
April 27, 2011
Leib Preis State Tax Seminar Meeting
April 28, 2011
33rd Annual Tax Section Meeting
April 29, 2011
Northeastern Regional Education Conference
April 30, 2011
Litigation, Claims and Assessment Issues for Accountants and Lawyers’ Letters
May 3, 2011
"The Best Laid Plans...": Estate Planning & Divorce - Missouri Chapter Meeting
May 11, 2011
Client Relationship Ethics for Tax Practitioners - Northern California Meeting
May 19, 2011
FICPA State Tax Conference
May 20, 2011
South Texas Chapter Meeting
June 7, 2011
Missouri Chapter Meeting
June 17, 2011
South Texas Chapter Meeting
June 25-30, 2011
Annual Meeting

The Attorney-CPA Weekly Update
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