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In this issue of Main Street Practitioner:

  • Main Street Practitioner August 2016Ethics in the Eye of the Beholder: What Conduct is Most Likely to Result in Discipline Under Circular 230?
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  • The Accountant’s Role During the IRS Interview and Audit
  • Audits of Section 401(k) Plans - Should Your Firm Make the Commitment?
  • Text Message Marketing Best Practices for Tax & Accounting Professionals
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