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Stay up to date on these hot topics:
Site to explain the planned US transition to international accounting standards
Extensible Business Reporting Language. How "tagging" information is the way of the future.
Also follow what standard setters and regulatory bodies are up to by checking their sites occasionally:
Financial Accounting Standards Board
Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
Securities and Exchange Commission
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Institute of Internal Auditors
Certified Management Accountant
Information Systems Audit and Control Association
Texas CPA Society
Non-BAP Professional and Service Hours
Check out these organizations:
Project Discovery Accounting Society holds many accounting related presentations a semester
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