The SEC’s Office of the Chief
Accountant is seeking up to five professional
accounting fellows to help develop proposed
securities rules, work with standard setters in
accounting and auditing, and consult with filers
on reporting matters. The fellowships are for two
years beginning in summer or fall of 2008.
Three positions are in the Accounting Group;
desired experience includes applying U.S. GAAP or
International Financial Reporting Standards. A
fourth position is in the International Group;
desired experience includes IFRS or International
Standards on Auditing. The fifth position is in
the Professional Practice Group; desired
experience includes internal control over
financial reporting under section 404 of the
Applications are due
by Jan. 18. For information, call Bob Malhotra at
202-551-5305 or Jeff Ellis at 202-551-5329.
Practitioners need to consider several tax planning opportunities to review with their clients before the end of the year. This report offers strategies for individuals and businesses, as well as recent federal tax law changes affecting this year’s tax returns.
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