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The AICPA Tax Policy & Advocacy Team and volunteer members (through selected technical resource panels and committees) continually monitor and advocate on legislative, regulatory and administrative tax matters on behalf of our members.


Protect Yourself from Tax Fraudsters
AICPA has called on “taxpayers to be more proactive in protecting their personal data – such as Social Security and credit card numbers – that thieves use to steal tax refunds and commit other crimes.”
Time to Eliminate Duplicate Reporting Rules for Americans Living Abroad
American taxpayers who live overseas often have local checking or brokerage accounts that are subject to expensive and time consuming reporting laws such as FBAR. The AICPA called on the IRS to eliminate this requirement as this data gets reported other ways.
AICPA Calls for Changes, Later Effective Date to 385 Regulations
Proposed regulations that would recharacterize debt instruments would have a signficant impact on U.S.businesses. In recent letters to regulators, the AICPA questioned the authority to apply the regulations to partnerships and suggested exceptions and clarifications.

AICPA Tax Policy & Advocacy: Combatting ID Theft 

Learn from AICPA Senior Technical Manager Melanie Lauridsen what the AICPA is proposing to the IRS to help prevent tax identity theft, as well as recent victories for the profession.

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