What is the biggest mistake that you ever made as a boss? That was the tantalizing question posed in a survey conducted by Accountemps, the specialized staffing service for temporary accounting, finance, and bookkeeping professionals.

Are you ready to answer that question? Mine comes right to mind. I failed to properly estimate the manpower and time that it would take to incorporate major tax legislation, "The Tax Reform Act of 1986," into the annual revision of the Prentice Hall federal tax 13 volume looseleaf service. A very costly mistake!

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