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AAA-CPA staff contacts
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As a reminder to our members when emailing the Staff of the AAA-CPA please be sure to direct your inquiry to the appropriate address: — is to be used for all general inquiries regarding the Association. — is to be used to send articles to us for placement in our Weekly Update. Articles sent by Friday at 10am will be published in the following Wednesday's Weekly Update. Articles should be sent via word or pdf and include Title, Byline and brief introductory sentence. — is to be used to send questions related to our Study Groups that are offered to Members Only. This includes questions on previous groups and future programs as well. — is to be used to contact our Meetings Administrator, Melissa Benowitz, CMP who handles our Regional and National meetings including the upcoming NE Regional Education Conference and Annual Meeting Cruise to Bermuda. — is to be used to contact our Chapter & Membership Coordinator, Kimmy Livingston who handles any Membership inquiries and also works directly with our Chapters and their various meetings. — is to be used to contact our Executive Director, Nicole Ratner, CAE, CMP who handles oversight of the AAA-CPA office and also handles all strategic partnership programs.

We thank you in advance and hope this information proves helpful!

Last chance to join your colleagues at the Northeast Regional Education Conference this weekend!
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Join your fellow attorney-CPAs both members and non-members at the 2011 Northeast Regional Education Conference, April 29-May 1, at Dolce Seaview Resort, Galloway, N.J. Located just 15 minutes outside of Atlantic City, there is something for everyone to enjoy including, indoor pool, pick-up basketball game, Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa, shopping at the tax free outlets, renowned golf course and much more.

The Association will offer education topics that include Whistleblowing, Advanced Estate Planning Techniques, Computer Forensics and Opportunities created by the New Tax Law. Have you loved our IRS Representation Study Groups Series? Then join us onsite where you'll hear moderator E. Martin Davidoff present on Navigating the IRS!

Don't miss out on all the weekend has to offer! We also encourage you to bring your families and guests and enjoy all that the Seaview and the surrounding area has to offer! Click here to register.

3 new jobs posted to the AAA-CPA Job Board
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The AAA-CPA new job board has been very active lately with three new jobs posted in the past two weeks! Make sure to check them out by clicking here.

Spotlight Job: Transaction Attorney — Small Carlsbad, Calif., law firm, with sophisticated business, employment and tax planning practice, is currently looking for a business transaction attorney. Candidate must be a flexible team player who enjoys working with others in a small firm environment. The position requires a positive attitude, an outgoing personality, and attention to detail. Candidates must have strong legal research, writing and communication skills. Must be a currently licensed Certified Public Accountant. Please email your resume and salary requirements to No relocation available for this position. Must be eligible to work in the U.S. and passed the California bar. No phone calls please.

IRS to outsource taxpayer debt to private collection agencies
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Individual and business taxpayers recently advised they will no longer receive income tax packages in the mail from the IRS can use the links on this page to view, download, or order the forms, schedules, and instructions needed for filing a paper income tax return. More

Treasury pays IRS a backhanded compliment on its tax-season performance
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Aside from long waits to get tax questions answered, a decent but not great accuracy rate in the preparation of some returns by volunteer tax preparers and insufficient quality controls that could lead to fraudulent refunds, the Internal Revenue Service did a pretty good job this tax season. Such is the gist of the interim report just released by the Treasury inspector general for tax administration, whose office provides independent oversight of the nation's tax agency. More

Tax records: Save them or shred them?
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Tax day is over. Now it's time to find the top of your desk. If you're like most people, your home office is littered with 1099s, W-2s, letters from charities and other detritus used to prepare a tax return. Most of us are terrified to dispose of these documents, and for good reason: In an IRS audit, "The dog ate my credit card receipt" is not an excuse. More

Sen. Coburn: Raising tax revenue may be necessary
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As many as 237 members of the House and 41 senators have signed a conservative pledge not to raise taxes, but one conservative senator suggested that it's time to break that pledge. Changing the tax code to increase federal tax revenue "would be fine with me," Republican Sen. Tom Coburn (Okla.) said on NBC's Meet the Press. More

Nationwide Internet sales tax bill to be introduced
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Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Ill., plans to introduce a bill next month that would require national collection of sales tax for Internet purchases, his office confirmed. Durbin's Main Street Fairness Act would require sellers to collect sales tax from out-of-state buyers regardless of whether the seller has a physical presence in the state. Currently, retailers are only required to collect sales tax in states where they also have brick-and-mortar stores. More

Is Internet tax constitutional?
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The Internet tax debate is a confusing one. It is often phrased as "taxing the internet," something that surely only a luddite would propose. What's really going on is that merchants and consumers are being taxed just as they always were. But there's a new wrinkle. More

Boston sends 'tax' bills to major nonprofits
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For the first time, Boston's major tax-exempt institutions — its premier hospitals, universities, and cultural centers — are being asked to make regular voluntary payments to the city based on the value of their property to help offset the rising cost of city services and cuts in state financial aid. More

April 28, 2011
33rd Annual Tax Section Meeting
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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 5, 2011
Members Only Study Group Captive Life Insurance
May 10, 2011
Members Only Study Group: Winning Through Collaboration
May 11, 2011
Client Relationship Ethics for Tax Practitioners - Northern California Meeting
May 12, 2011
Tips on How to Avoid a Grievance - North Texas Chapter Meeting
May 19, 2011
FICPA State Tax Conference
May 20, 2011
South Texas Chapter Meeting
May 26, 2011
Members Only Study Group: Your Primer on Veterans Benefits
June 2, 2011
South Jersey Working Together Conference
June 7, 2011
Missouri Chapter Meeting
June 17, 2011
South Texas Chapter Meeting
June 21, 2011
Members Only Study Group: Quarterly Update on S Corporations
June 25-30, 2011
48th Annual Meeting & Education Conference
June 30, 2011
Members Only Study Group: Special Needs Trust
July 28, 2011
Members Only Study Group: Running an Efficient Elder Law Practice
Aug. 18, 2011
Members Only Study Group: Conversions
Aug. 25, 2011
Members Only Study Group: What Really is Asset Protection?
Sept. 13, 2011
Members Only Study Group: Quarterly Update on S Corporations
Sept. 22, 2011
Members Only Study Group: Basic vs Advanced Planning in Elder Law

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