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CPA's and Audit Reports

Examine the effects of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act on the CPA profession, including both positive and negative effects. Examine the role of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, including its influence and limitations. Analyze the 10 generally accepted auditing standards. Illustrate the use of two stan

Binding Arbitration For Homebuyers

Thomas Becker and others who brought new home from Osborne Development Corporation sued for multiple defects in the houses. When Osborne sold homes, it paid for them to be in a new home warranty program administered by home buyers warranty. When the company enrolled a home with home buyers warranty, it paid a fee, filled out a f

AC499 Unit 7 Project Taxation Individual

AC499 Unit 7 Project Taxation Individual 1. For each of the following cases, indicate the filing status for the taxpayers) for 2010 using the following legend: A - Single B - Married, filing a joint C - Married, filing separate returns D - Head of household E - Qualifying widow(er) a. Linda is single and she supports her mot

Some courts hold that an engagement ring is a conditional gift that becomes an absolute (effective) gift only on marriage. Other courts conclude that when an engagement ring is given to the donee, the donee should have full ownership rights in the property. Where do you stand on this issue? Why?

Some courts hold that an engagement ring is a conditional gift that becomes an absolute (effective) gift only on marriage. Other courts conclude that when an engagement ring is given to the donee, the donee should have full ownership rights in the property. Where do you stand on this issue? Why?

Benford's Law

The IRS uses an analytical tool called Benford's Law. What is it?

What business entities are available for a new business? What are the tax and nontax advantages of each form? Select two business types and provide an example of when that selection is most appropriate from a tax perspective and from a nontax perspective. Once a business has elected its tax status using check-the-box regulations, what options are available if it needs to change its tax status? What should a business consider before electing to change its tax status?

What business entities are available for a new business? What are the tax and nontax advantages of each form? Select two business types and provide an example of when that selection is most appropriate from a tax perspective and from a nontax perspective. Once a business has elected its tax status using check-the-box regulati

Employment and Labor Law.

As the human resources manager, it is your responsibility to keep all human resources employees informed about current employment law. You want to empower employees with resources that they can use independently to research employment law issues and policies. Using Excel, create a table that will be placed on the company's Intra

Primary and secondary sources of tax law; substantial authority, courts

What are the primary sources of tax laws, what do each mean and represent? What are the secondary sources of tax laws, what do they mean and represent? What is substantial authority, what are the pros and cons? What is the role of the courts and the Internal Revenue Service in interpreting and applying the sources of ta

The role of Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002

What role does the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 play in financial reporting? Are there possible shortcomings to relying solely on financial statement analysis to value companies?

Basis for civil tort actions

Discuss the basis for civil tort actions. Explain the allegations of the client. Explain any civil tort actions associated with the client's dealings. Explain if the senior partner whose photo was used can personally bring any type of tort action against the client on his own behalf. Research and discuss relevant case law th

Legal factors of corporate management and ownership

As company ombudsman, your task is to investigate complaints of wrongdoing on the part of corporate directors and officers, decide whether there is a violation of the law, and deal with the wrongdoers accordingly. Jane, a shareholder of Goodly Corporation, alleges that its directors decided to invest heavily in the firm's growth

Employment Law for Business

1. An effective method to minimize the possibility that a prior employer of a prospective employee will refuse to provide a reference on the grounds that a reference can give rise to defamation liability is a) to require all prospective employees to sign a document releasing former employers from liability for providing refe

Retaliation

-What is meant by "retaliation" as it relates to employment discrimination? --What specific anti-discrimination laws also discuss retaliation? Please provide one example of an employer action that might be viewed as adverse action (retaliation) and indicate which law it relates to. --What specifically is the EEOC's r

Address any case laws relevant to change of control agreements

I need help with this projectââ?¬¦ Part 1 ââ?¬¢Address any case laws relevant to change of control agreements ââ?¬¢Discuss any information regarding non-compete agreements that you feel is important in drafting the final document. ââ?¬¢Display an example of a written contract that you have mocked up. It co

Consumer Protection Acts.

"What do I think of consumer protection acts? I personally feel that they are necessary, it is too easy for large companies or sellers to take advantage of consumers. What does it do? This act requires business or sellers to provide consumers with detailed information about warranty coverage. Such as what parts it covers