Board to Consider Proposing Rules Concerning Auditor Independence and Tax Services

Washington, D.C., Dec. 7, 2004

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board has scheduled an open meeting for 9 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 14, to consider whether to propose rules concerning auditor independence and tax services for audit clients.

The meeting will be held in the Board’s hearing room at 1666 K St. NW, Washington, D.C.

The meeting is open to the public and will be webcast at