Institute, State Societies Help Attack Victims


The AICPA and the 54 state societies are setting up an emergency financial resource—the CPAs in Support of America Fund, Inc.—to help CPAs, firms and others cope with the aftermath of the World Trade Center and Pentagon catastrophes. For information on this effort or on the AICPA Benevolent Fund, which helps members and their families in time of death- or illness-related financial difficulty, contact Dale Atherton at 201-938-3253 or visit the AICPA Web site ( www.aicpa.org ).

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A new line of business to consider

Technology assessments may open the door to new engagement opportunities for your firm. What is a technology assessment? How do you perform one? JofA Tech Q&A author J. Carlton Collins shows you in a detailed explanation.

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Maximizing the higher education tax credits

A counterintuitive strategy can save taxes by including otherwise excludable scholarships in gross income.