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Year Month Brief Description
2017 February
2016 October
  • Revenue Recognition: Accounting Standard Updates
  • IRS Released Notice 2016-48 to Address Changes to the ITIN Program
  • Enterprise Risk Management
2016 August
  • ASU 2016-01 - Recognition and Measurement of Financial Assets and Financial Liabilities
  • Nevada Commerce Tax
  • How Technology is Slowly Killing Us
2016 February
  • Let's Simplify Matters – Changes in Deferred Tax Classification
  • Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015
  • Accelerate Your Financial Close
2015 November
  • Accounting Changes in Sight for Lessees – the Proposed Lease Accounting Standard
  • New Due Dates for Certain Commonly Filed Federal Tax Returns
  • The Real Cost of Computer Viruses
2015 July
  • FASB Accounting Projects – Under Development
  • Final Tangible Property Regulations / Accounting Method Changes and Elections
  • Outsource Your Way Towards Reliable and Current Financial Information
2015 January
  • ASU 2014-15 - Going Concern Reporting Responsibilities - Now Part of U.S. GAAP
  • One-Year Tax Extenders Bill Now Law
  • Beware of IRS Tax Scams
  • How Secure is Your Password?
2014 October
  • W-8BEN-E: New Form for Entities Making Payments to Foreign Entities or Subsidiaries
  • Private Company Financial Reporting: Current Developments
  • End of Life for Windows XP
2014 July
  • Revenue Recognition – Top Line Changes: A FASB/IASB Joint Project
  • Partial Sales and Use Tax Exemption for Manufacturing and Research and Development Property
  • Is the Surface Pro 3 the Tablet That Can Replace Your Laptop?
2013 October
  • Tangible Property / Repair Final Regulations
  • The AICPA's SSARS Clarity Project: Focusing in on Review and Compilation Services
  • Cloud Computing
2013 July
  • FASB Accounting Developments - Looking Ahead
  • Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
  • New Healthcare Taxes Effective in 2013
2013 February
  • The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012
  • Other Laws Applicable From 2013
  • United States, Japan Sign Protocol to Income Tax Treaty
  • Revenue Recognition and Leases –FASB/IASB Joint Project Updates: Moving Targets?
  • Cloud Backup
2013 January
  • Payroll Taxes for 2013
2012 October
  • Private Company Financial Reporting: Will It Suit Your Needs?
  • Withholding Requirement for Certain Payments to Non-Resident Payees
  • Preparation for Outsourcing------Creating Detailed Procedural Instructions
2012 July
  • The AICPA's Clarity Project: Making It Clear
  • Interim Changes to ITIN Application Requirements
  • Tangible Property Temporary Regulations
  • Preparation for Outsourcing
2012 January
  • Payroll Taxes for 2012
2011 October
  • Who's Looking at Your Financial Statements? How to Select the Right Auditor
  • Generous Tax Provisions For Capital Investment in 2011
  • Use Tax – Responsibilities as Consumers
  • Can an iPad be Used as a Laptop Replacement?
2011 July
  • Financial Statement Presentation: a Joint FASB/IASB Project
  • 2011 Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Initiative Business Standard
  • Mileage Rate Increased for Last Half of 2011 – Other Rates Also Rise
  • California Statewide Sales and Use Tax Rate to Decrease by 1% on July 1, 2011
  • Outsourcing
  • California Single Sales Factor Apportionment
2011 January
  • The AICPA's Auditing Standards Clarity Project: Clarification and Convergence
  • Uncertain Tax Position Schedule
  • 2010 Tax Relief Act
  • California NOL Suspension Extended Another Two Years and Two-Year Carrybacks Delayed
  • Ways to Organize and Maintain Your File Server
2011 January
  • Payroll Taxes for 2011
2010 October
  • International Financial Reporting Standards: Making the Transition
  • Tax Incentives - “Small Business Jobs Act of 2010”
  • Smartphones – Which One Is Right For You?
2010 July
  • Accounting and Financial Reporting Changes - Moving Forward
  • Small Business Health Care Tax Credit for Small Employers
  • HIRE Act
  • 2010 California Tax Credit for New Home / First-Time Buyer
  • Spam-A-Lot
2010 January
  • Accounting for Uncertainty in Income Taxes: Revisited
  • Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts
  • Online Hosted Quickbooks
2010 January
  • Payroll Taxes for 2010
2009 October
  • International Financial Reporting Standards - Moving Forward
  • New Vehicle Sales or Excise Tax Deduction
  • Financial Due Diligence
2009 July
  • The FASB Accounting Standards Codification™
  • Tax Incentives and Assistance for 2009
  • Virtual Meetings
2009 January
  • Recent Market Events and Financial Reporting: Cause and Effect - Accounting and Reporting Issues
  • Highlights of 2008 / 2009 Tax Law Changes
  • Can a Dual Monitor Setup Increase Your Work Productivity?
2009 January
  • Payroll Taxes for 2009
2008 October
  • Accounting for Business Combinations - Statement of Financial Accounting Standards No. 141R
  • Tax Benefits for Home Owners
  • Why Backups Are Important
2008 July
  • Fair Value Measurements – Moving Forward
  • Tax incentive on “Economic Stimulus Act 2008
  • Laptop Encryption – What you need to know
2008 January
  • International Financial Reporting Standards - Going the Distance
  • How to Treat Employee’s Personal Use of an Employer-Provided Vehicle
  • I.T. Infrastructure Checklist
2008 January
  • Payroll Taxes for 2008
2008 January
  • Change of Address Notice
2007 October
  • FIN 48 - Accounting for Uncertain Tax Positions
  • U.S.-Japan Withholding Tax: How Much Tax
  • Firewalls – How to Protect Your Intranet from the Internet
2007 July
  • The New Risk Assessment Standards - Putting Yourself at Risk: Changes in the Audit Approach
  • Entertainment, Meals and Business Gift Deduction
  • Quickbooks by Intuit – The Ideal Accounting Package for Small Businesses
2007 March
  • Special Newsletter
2007 January
  • Release of J-SOX (Japanese version of the U.S. Sarbanes-Oxley Act) Exposure Draft
  • The Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006
  • Paperless Office
2007 January
  • Payroll Taxes for 2007
2006 October
  • Internal Control: Closing the Gap
  • Who is Providing Services, an Employee or an Independent Contractor?
  • Instant Messaging in the Workplace
2006 June
  • The Sarbanes Oxley Act: Section 404 – It’s a Matter of Control
  • E-filing requirement: New Regulations for filing Form 1120 and 1120S
  • Wi-Fi Protection
2006 January
  • Pursuing Outsourcing Opportunities
  • What is a Totalization Agreement?
  • VoIP – Voice Over Internet Protocol
2006 January
  • Payroll Taxes for 2006
2005 August
  • Reducing Costs. Improving Performance. Outsourcing: a Definite Option.
  • New Regulations for Submitting Form W-4 to the IRS
  • Will the Real John Doe Please Stand Up?
2005 June
  • Mergers and Acquisitions: Do What’s Right for Your Company
  • Deduction Related to Income Attributable to U.S. Production Activities
  • Spam: Legal Issues
2005 January
  • SFAS No. 109 Accounting for Income Taxes – Deferred Income Taxes
  • American Jobs Creation Act of 2004
  • Spyware – The Internet's Newest Nuisance
2004 October
  • Reducing Professional Fees
  • Appealing to the IRS
  • Preventing IT Project Failures
2004 September
  • Risk Management – Pursuing Uncharted Opportunities
  • The New U.S.-Japan Tax Treaty
  • Selecting the Ideal Computer System
2004 May
  • Budgeting For Your Success
  • Interest Payments to a Japan Parent Company
  • Evaluating your Computer Information System
2004 January
  • Payroll Taxes for 2004
2004 January
  • SAS No. 99 – Consideration of Fraud in a Financial Statement Audit
  • Excluding Gain on the Sale of Your Personal Residence
  • Online Shopping Safety
2003 November
  • The Movement Towards Fair Value Accounting
  • Choosing a Business Form
  • Selecting a Web Hosting Service
2003 September
  • Cash Flow Forecasting – An Important Tool for Your Business
  • Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003 (JGTRRA)
  • Online Banking
2003 June
  • Corporate Loans to Related Parties
  • Differences between Japanese and United States GAAP
  • New Storage Device
2003 January
  • The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
  • Survey of Foreign Investments in the U.S.
  • Intranets
2003 January
  • Payroll Taxes for 2003
2002 November
  • Substantiation of Travel and Entertainment Expenses
  • Protect Your Computer System
2002 August
  • Antivirus and Personal Firewalls
  • Bonus Depreciation
2002 May
  • International Trading of Tax Information: What to Expect
  • Outsourcing
  • Wireless Networking
2002 January
  • Accumulated Earning Tax Prevention: The Long Term Debt Option
  • Microsoft Windows XP
2001 August
  • Audit of Financial Statements
  • Computer Networks
  • The New Tax Law
2000 July
  • Digital Signatures
  • New Withholding Rules to Take Effect January 1, 2001
1999 June
  • Using Multiple Operating Systems
  • Confidential Payroll Work for Japanese Employees
  • "Payee" and "Foreign Status" for Withholding Purpose
1999 September
  • Transfer Pricing Study May Be Beneficial
  • Computer Viruses
  • Embedded Systems
  • Staff Introduction
1998 May
  • Introduction of Our New Tax Manager
  • The Millennium Bug
  • Social Security Benefits
1998 August
  • Non-traditional Accounting Engagements
  • IRS Transfer Pricing Crackdown Coming?
  • Windows 98
1998 November
  • International Accounting Standards
  • Internet Connectivity
  • Form 5472: Reporting Related Party Transactions
1997 June
  • Nontraditional Accounting Engagements
  • Purchasing a Computer
  • Employee Benefit Plan Reporting
  • Electronic Federal Tax Payment System
1997 September
  • Remote Computing
  • 1997 Tax Cut
1997 December
  • Our Services
  • Electronic Federal Tax Payment System
  • Selecting Accounting Software
1996 Spring
  • Computerization
  • Internal Control
  • A Limited Liability Companies
1996 September
  • Computer Services
  • Minimum Wage Increase Alert
  • Withholding Taxes
  • Electronic Federal Tax Payment System
1996 Fall
  • Our Services – 1996 Individual Tax Return
  • IRS Individual Taxpayer Identification Number
  • Exchange Rate Gain on Sale of Foreign Residence
1996 Winter
  • 1996 Standard Mileage Rate
  • Record Retention Period
  • Planning Maximizes Deduction for Travel Expenses
  • Moving Expenses Reimbursed or Paid b Employers
1995 Summer
  • Penalties on Late Payment of Payroll Tax Deposits
  • Treatment of Loans by the IRS
1995 Fall
  • IRS Update on the Documentation of Travel and Entertainment Expenses
  • City of Los Angeles Amnesty Program
  • Importance of Obtaining a Social Security Number
  • Accumulated Earnings Tax – Double Tax Can Be Avoided
1994 Summer
  • Business Meals and Entertainment
  • Substantiation of Entertainment Expenses
  • CA Unitary Tax
  • Independent Contractors
1994 Fall
  • Transfer Pricing – Final Regulations
  • Amendment on Water's – Edge
  • Our Services

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