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July/August 2011 Vol. 52 Issue 4
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CSCPA Board of Directors
Gregory A. Lainas
President
Noelle A. Taddei
President-elect
Brian J. Kelleher
Treasurer
Mark A. Andrews
Secretary
Jevon Knowles
Member-at-Large
Vanessa E. Rossitto
Member-at-Large
Michael L. Kraten
Member-at-Large,
CSCPA Advisory Council Chair
Connecticut CPA Staff
Arthur J. Renner
Executive Director
Kirsten F. Piechota
Managing Editor/
Design and Layout
Caitlin Q. Bailey O'Neill
Assistant Editor
Mark Zampino
Publisher
Julie E. McNeal
Contributor
Join us for some feel-good fun!
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On the Cover
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The Essential Event:
The 2011 Annual Meeting
By Caitlin Q. Bailey O'Neill
Features
5
The DRS
Commissioner's Column
By Kevin B. Sullivan
12 Today's Paperless Office
By Thomas G. Stephens Jr.,
CPA, CITP
15 Who's Crazy? The People
Who Use `The Cloud' or
the People Who Don't?
By Ed Cheely
20 QR Codes: What Are These
Strange-Looking Squares
and What Should I Do
With Them?
By Kirsten Piechota
22 The IRS Issue Management
Resolution System
By Joseph McCarthy
Programs & Events
25 CSCPA Monthly Calendar
26 Members-Only Programs
32 CPE Pages
41 New and Young Professionals
Kickball Tournament Returns!
Member Matters
24 Member Spotlight:
Thomas D. Comer
36 Pledge Pages
38 Walk Like MADD 2011
40 New and Young Professionals
Mini Golf Outing
41 Don't Miss the Second Annual
New and Young Professionals
Kickball Tournament!
42 Join Us for Some
Feel-Good Fun!
44 Educational Trust Fund News
46 Congratulations, New
Connecticut CPAs!
48 CAAS Corner
49 Firm Moves and Promotions
50 Member News
51 Member Perks
52 Professional Affinity
Partnerships
53 Welcome, New Members!
54 Classified Advertisements
56 Member Snapshots
58 CSCPA Hosts AICPA's
`CPA Horizons 2025' Debut