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The Association of Government Accountants honors the GAO, the National Science Foundation, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the Social Security Administration and the Departments of Energy, Interior, Labor and State with Certificates of Excellence in Accountability Reporting ( www.agacgfm.org/cear/index.htm ) for the fiscal year 2001 reports they issued on their financial affairs and programs.

The Institute of Internal Auditors elects LeRoy E. Bookal, CIA, chairman of its board for a term of one year.

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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.