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Supreme Court to Decide Payroll Tax Issue on Severance Pay http://www.forbes.com/sites/anthonynitti/2013/10/01/supreme-court-to-decide-whether-severance-payments-are-subject-to-fica-taxes/ California Crackdown on Tax Evaders – Good for Business? http://www.mercurynews.com/california/ci_24260205/legislation-aims-crack-down-tax-evasion Xero Offers Free QuickBooks Conversion Service http://www.xero.com/us/convert Please take Intuit’s Rates Survey https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/intuitratesurvey

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Hiring Smart http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20130926-how-three-top-execs-hire-smart In praise of ignorance http://www.ted.com/talks/stuart_firestein_the_pursuit_of_ignorance.html Startup Wisdom from 3 Millionaire Entrepreneurs http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226877

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The Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs http://www.forbes.com/sites/carisommer/2013/09/19/who-are-the-most-powerful-women-entrepreneurs/ The traits that separate CEOs from other leaders http://www.cgma.org/Magazine/News/Pages/20138772.aspx Why Are Americans Giving Up Their Citizenship? http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24135021

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The art of misdirection http://www.ted.com/talks/apollo_robbins_the_art_of_misdirection.html Calculate your ideal and breakeven hourly rate http://freelanceswitch.com/rates/ Gender Equity at Harvard – Surprising! http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/08/education/harvard-case-study-gender-equity.html?hp&_r=1& Top 10 trends from Boomer Technology Circles Summit http://www.accountingweb.com/article/top-ten-trends-boomer-technology-circles-summit/222393

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The worst word in business: busy!  (Another justification to learn time management) http://theweek.com/article/index/249334/the-worst-word-in-business-busy#! Study says women want more work-life balance than a paycheck.  True of you? http://www.businessinsider.com/women-want-work-life-balance-more-than-a-big-paycheck-2013-9 What you need to know about being self-employed http://www.foxbusiness.com/personal-finance/2013/09/12/questions-to-ask-before-deciding-on-self-employment/ Would you recommend the CPA profession to your kid? http://blog.aicpa.org/2013/09/would-you-recommend-the-cpa-profession-to-your-kid.html Eight

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IRS and ObamaCare for Individuals http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/08/27/usa-irs-obamacare-idUSL2N0GS1GK20130827 Conferences for Small Business Owners https://www.openforum.com/articles/5-must-attend-conferences-for-small-business-owners/ How to Network When You Hate Networking http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/outside-voices-careers/2013/08/29/how-to-network-when-you-hate-networking Tax Software Survey – Worst Tax Season in History for Some http://www.aicpa.org/Publications/TaxAdviser/2013/August/Pages/bonner_aug2013.aspx

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Intuit Virtual Conference http://www.intuitiveaccountant.com/training-center/intuit-virtual-conference-to-be-held-september-24-26-2013/ Forget printing; get a virtual business card http://contxts.com/ IRS launches website for Affordable Care Act http://www.irs.gov/uac/Affordable-Care-Act-Tax-Provisions-Home More on women – what’s holding them back http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20130815-whats-really-holding-women-back Great Recession Pushing More CFOs into Strategic Role http://www.forbes.com/sites/kathryndill/2013/08/02/cfos-have-bigger-roles-than-ever-before-and-they-like-it-that-way/

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Tax opportunity in NY?  Lose your driver’s license if you don’t pay your taxes http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Pay-your-taxes-or-lose-your-license-4708596.php Great idea by Doug Sleeter to do a survey. Problem’s at least as old as the mid-90’s when I was involved with the AICPA. http://cpatrendlines.com/2013/08/09/expectations -gap-small-buisness-owners-pass-over-accountants-for-technology-advice/#more-30498 Nominate women you know who have

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Focus on Women Women’s Startup Fears – We Need to Give Ourselves More Credit http://smallbusiness.foxbusiness.com/entrepreneurs/2013/08/01/failure-tops-women-list-startup-fears/ Let’s Recognize Our Women Leaders in Accounting.  Who can you think of to nominate? http://www.cpapracticeadvisor.com/awards/most-powerful-women Gender Gap in Accounting Salaries http://www.accountingtoday.com/gallery/Gender-Gap-Accounting-Salaries-67640-1.html Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance (Formerly ASWA) Annual Convention http://www.afwa.org/news-events And

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Links I Like is a new regular feature we’ll be offering. These articles support and expand on our marketing and practice development messages to you. Enjoy! Creating a ton of buzz: “Why Accounting? Your Clients Want to Know” http://cpatrendlines.com/2013/07/20/why-accounting-your-clients-want-to-know/ Great tie-in with what we’re teaching in BTB:

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