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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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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.