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We have created an integrated pool of innovative services, information resources, break-through web-based software solutions, and training—all designed to increase your efficiency and save you time, enhance client relationships and grow your practice." from Web site

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"The Accounting Hall of Fame was established at The Ohio State University in 1950 for the purpose of honoring accountants who have made or are making significant contributions to the advancement of accounting since the beginning of the twentieth century." from Web site

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"The Accounting Research Network (ARN) is directed by Ross Watts. Watts is a Professor at the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Professor Watts is also Editor of one of the most important print journals in accounting - The Journal of Accounting and Economics." from Web site

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"AccountingWEB provides accounting news, information, tips, tools, resources and insight--everything you need to help you prosper and enjoy the accounting profession even more!" from Web site

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This page contains all recently issued AICPA Press Releases as well as the Press Release Archive. You may look for recent releases by subject or by date of issue. This resource will help you stay on top of news about AICPA initiatives and issues affecting the CPA profession. from Web site

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"Access information about CPA Associations, Boards of Accountancy, State Government and agencies, tax forms, tax information and colleges and universities offering accounting degrees within each state." from Web site

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"The Audit and Attest Standards Team and Committees provide technical support for the Auditing Standards Board (ASB), the senior technical body of the AICPA designated to issue pronouncements on auditing and attestation matters, and the Accounting and Review Services Committee, (ARSC) the senior technical body of the AICPA designated to issue pronouncements on compilation and review matters." from Web site

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Largest online directory of Certified Public Accountants.

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"The CPA Journal is broadly recognized as an outstanding, technical-refereed publication aimed at practitioners, educators, regulators, and other financial professionals. Our goal is to provide the Journal’s readers with insight and analysis on developments in the areas of accounting, auditing, taxation, finance, management, technology, and professional ethics." from Web site

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"Since 1973, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has been the designated organization in the private sector for establishing standards of financial accounting. Those standards govern the preparation of financial statements. They are officially recognized as authoritative by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) (Financial Reporting Release No. 1, Section 101, and reaffirmed in its April 2003 Policy Statement) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (Rule 203, Rules of Professional Conduct, as amended May 1973 and May 1979). Such standards are important to the efficient functioning of the economy because investors, creditors, auditors, and others rely on credible, transparent, and comparable financial information." from Web site

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"The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is an independent, nonpartisan agency that works for Congress. Often called the "congressional watchdog," GAO investigates how the federal government spends taxpayer dollars. The head of GAO, the Comptroller General of the United States, is appointed to a 15-year term by the President from a slate of candidates Congress proposes." from web site

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"The mission of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board is to establish and improve standards of state and local governmental accounting and financial reporting that will result in useful information for users of financial reports and guide and educate the public, including issuers, auditors, and users of those financial reports." from Web site

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Global Accounting News

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Information for accountants from the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada.

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"Our mission is to develop, in the public interest, a single set of high quality, understandable and international financial reporting standards (IFRSs) for general purpose financial statements." from Web site

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"The International Forum on Accountancy Development (IFAD) was created as a working group between the Basel Committee, the International Federation of Accountants, IOSCO, the large Accounting Firms, OECD, UNCTAD, and the World Bank and regional development banks, which flowed from the East Asian crisis. Its mission was to improve market security and transparency, and financial stability on a global basis." from Web site

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"Published continuously since 1905, the Journal of Accountancy is the flagship publication of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Our articles and features cover a wide variety of subjects including accounting, financial reporting, auditing, taxation, personal financial planning, technology, business valuation, professional development, ethics, liability issues, consulting, practice management, education and related domestic and international business issues.

With the 386,000 paid subscribers the JofA reaches more financial decision makers than all other accounting publications combined." from Web site

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"The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) serves as a forum for the 55 boards of accountancy.

NASBA's mission is to enhance the effectiveness of state boards of accountancy." from Web site

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"Ryan is the leading tax services firm in North America, with the largest transaction tax practice in the United States and Canada. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, the Firm provides a comprehensive range of state, local, federal, and international tax advisory and consulting services on a multi-jurisdictional basis, including audit defense, tax recovery, credits and incentives, tax process improvement and automation, tax appeals, and strategic planning." from Web site

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"The mission of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation.

As more and more first-time investors turn to the markets to help secure their futures, pay for homes, and send children to college, our investor protection mission is more compelling than ever.

As our nation's securities exchanges mature into global for-profit competitors, there is even greater need for sound market regulation."from Web site

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Tax, Accounting and Payroll Sites Directory.

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Tax resources available on the Web.

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Find online International Tax Resources.

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"WebCPA is a leading provider of online business news for the tax and accounting community, offering breaking news, in-depth features, insightful editorial analysis, and a host of Web-related resources and services." from Web site

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