You Said It

BY PATRICIA R. SCHROEDER

YOU SAID IT
Home on the Range

From a tax point of view, youre better off raising horses or cattle than children.

Former Rep. Patricia R. Schroeder (DColo.)

Youre Invited
Have you always wanted to see your name in print? Do you have an amusing story to share?

Were looking for funny anecdotes about the CPA work day to include in our new Top Line section. Send entries to joaed@aicpa.org .

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