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Succession Planning

Owners of midsize U.S. manufacturers are taking steps to protect their personal wealth from estate taxes, but few have made plans to preserve their largest single asset; their business. Interviews with 253 top executives revealed that many have failed to choose a successor. Here's what these owners had to say about their succession plans.



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A look at the Dirty Dozen tax scams and ways to protect taxpayer information.

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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.

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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.