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PCPS—the AICPA Alliance for CPA Firms—and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants launched the 2004 Management of an Accounting Practice Survey. The Association for Accounting Administration and firms from 43 states are participating in the online survey. Information is available at http://map.pcps.org . The survey, which provides local and regional firms with benchmarking information on management policies and financial results, will continue until September 3, and results will be announced in October.

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Keeping client information safe in an age of scams and security threats

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

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.