The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board has scheduled a meeting for Tuesday and will vote on finalizing two rules proposed in December and March. One rule deals with auditor independence and tax shelters, while the second concerns weak internal controls.

The first rule, relating to the provision of tax services and suggested in December, would identify a number of circumstances under which an auditor's independence could be considered impaired. The rule would also lay out an explicit restriction barring corporate auditors from providing tax shelter advice to clients.

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