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Despite all the unpredictability in 2016, the accounting profession was still fairly optimistic—all things considered.
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International Accounting Bulletin - June 21, 2016
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Accounting Today - June 21, 2016
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Accounting Web - June 21, 2016
AICPA/CIMA Proposal Approved in Landslide
Accounting Today - June 20, 2016
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