Smart stops




Smart Stops on the Web

World Wide Web sites of interest to all CPAs, including those in business and industry, public accounting practice, government and education.

Conference Speakers
http://speakers.com
Speakers On-line is a collection of speakers' bureaus. Candidates can be searched by topic, location and price.

Life Insurance
http://www.quotesmith.com
Instant quotes on term life insurance from 130 leading companies.

  Finding Your Way
http://www.mapquest.com
MapQuest's online interactive atlas lets you locate business and event locations anywhere in the United States and provides detailed directions.

Corporate Travel Service
http://www.dt.com
Direct Travel offers 24-hours access to most of the services and information formerly available only trough a travel agent: air, rail, hotel requirements and other relevant travel information.



SPONSORED REPORT

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TECHNOLOGY Q&A

How to create maps in Excel 2016

Microsoft Excel 2016 has two new mapping capabilities. J. Carlton Collins, CPA, demonstrates how to make masterful 2D and 3D maps in Excel 2016.

QUIZ

News quiz: IRS enforcement, a hot job, and audit value

The IRS’s 2016 Data Book, a “hot job” of particular interest at this time of year, and insight into how executive and audit committees view the insights from financial statement audits received attention recently. See how much you know with this short quiz.