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AAA-CPA: The Only Organization For Dually-Certified Attorney-CPAs

Association

There are a plethora of professional organizations in the legal and accounting sectors ranging from state Bar and AICPA associations to more specialized groups focusing on particular areas of practice. With all the choices available and each owning specific membership requirements and yearly dues, it can be difficult for an attorney or accountant to determine […]

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Federal Tax Update – June 2017

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INDIVIDUALS In Fakiris v. Commissioner, TC Memo 2017-126, the Tax Court denied a charitable deduction on a bargain sale of a theater because the transferee was restricted from selling the theater for five years. In RP Golf, LLC v. Commissioner, 119 AFTR 2d 2017-________, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with the Tax Court […]

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Avoiding Ethical Issues When Using Social Media

Social media can be a powerful tool to build brand awareness for your firm and help elevate your status as an expert in your respective field. Yet attorneys and CPAs always need to keep in mind when it comes to web interactions of possible breaches of ethics rules. Due to the rapid growth of social […]

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Why Professional Organizations Are Worth Joining

Professional Organization

Many recent graduates are foregoing professional organizations, as they no longer see joining associations as a requirement for success in their fields. However, even in the modern business era, the advantages offered by professional organizations are considerable and well worth the yearly membership fees — particularly for attorneys and accountants. Here are five reasons recent […]

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The Power of Pictures: Increasing Engagement With Images

Engaging Images

Including images and graphics with your blog posts and social media is essential to get the most out of your engagement potential with possible clients. In fact, articles that include an image have 94 percent more total views than text-only articles, and social media engagement follows a similar pattern. So if your goal is to […]

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Federal Tax Update – May 2017

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INDIVIDUALS In Bates v. Commissioner, TC Memo 2017-72, the Tax Court determined that an individual who received compensation for emotional distress, lost wages and attorney fees because she was terminated for missing too many workdays due to a back injury could not exclude any of the settlement payments as the “origin of the claim” was […]

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Member Spotlight: Morris N. Robinson

Member Spotlight

Morris is an experienced tax lawyer and Certified Public Accountant with over 30 years of tax-law practice. He is the founder of M. Robinson & Company, P.C., Tax Law Specialists, a tax firm located in Boston’s financial district. Morris and his team solve complex financial problems that lie at the intersection of taxes, law, finance, and […]

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6 Tips For Creating A Simple Social Media Strategy

Strategy

Now that you realize the role social media plays in modern marketing, it is time to create a social media strategy that capitalizes on all the potential benefits this medium offers. With some preparation up front, it is entirely possible to develop a simple — but effective — social media strategy for your practice that […]

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Member Spotlight: Daniel H. Ruttenberg

Member Spotlight

Daniel H. Ruttenberg is a principal with the SmolenPlevy. He is a member of the Bar in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia, and is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Maryland. Mr. Ruttenberg received his Bachelor of Science degree with a double major in Accounting and Finance from the […]

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AAA-CPA Membership Includes Valuable Discounts

Discounts

Professional organizations offer a number of membership perks for attorneys and CPAs, including networking opportunities, mentorships, the ability to earn continuing education credits and more. However, one of the benefits that often doesn’t get nearly as much recognition are the discounts offered for a variety of products and services needed to keep a practice running […]

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