May 2008/Vol. LXXVIII, No. 5


Ten Tips to Combat Cybercrime

Yellow Book: The Gold Standard

Credit and Debit Card Fees

Final Roth 401(k) Distribution Regulations

Sizing Up Salaries: Accounting and Finance Are a 'Candidate's Marke'

Black Accountants Give Back Too

Lack of Speed, Flexibility Hamper Corporate Finance Departments

Letter to the Editor: Uphill Climb on the Accounting Career Path


In Focus

A Clear Look at Tax Software


Accounting & Auditing
Mortgage-Backed Securities and Fair-Value Accounting

Using CAATTs in Preliminary Analytical Review to Enhance the Auditor's Risk Assessment

Corporate Taxation
FIN 48 Forces Companies to Wrestle with Uncertain State Nexus Standards

Financial Management
Financial Aspects of Technology Management

Pesonal Financial Planning
Property Rights of a Disinherited Spouse

Practice Management
Privacy Principles for Accountants

Digital Signatures and Certificates

Responsibilities & Leadership
Ethical Considerations for Providing Professional Services Online

The CPA & The Computer
Good Spreadsheet Practice Pays Off

An Evaluation of Passwords

What to Bookmark
Website of the Month: CPA2Biz

Economic & Market Data
Monthly Update
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Let's Make a Deal, Regulatory Style

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