One of the most painstaking tasks a reporter faces each day is reading between the lines of official documents, memos or legal papers to get at the heart of the issue - the lead is almost always buried somewhere in a footnote or at the bottom of page 369.

In the case of the possible fate awaiting specialty credentials overseen by the American Institute of CPAs, the real meat of the story doesn’t show up until near the end.

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