AICPA Commends Senate for DATA Act Passage
Barry C. Melancon, president and CEO of the AICPA, comments on the U.S. Senate’s approval of the DATA Act (S. 994).
Published on April 11, 2014
Americans Reconcile with Financial Hardship, According to AICPA Survey
Financial hardship is redefining the American dream. A new survey conducted for the American Institute of CPAs by Harris Poll shows that although three out of four U.S. adults (74 percent) believe they are worse off or about the same financially as they were a year ago, stress levels about
Published on April 08, 2014
AICPA, NASBA and Prometric Announce 10th Anniversary of Computerized CPA Examination
The American Institute of CPAs, the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) and Prometric are pleased to mark the 10th anniversary of computer-based testing (CBT) for the Uniform CPA Examination and note the continued enhancements and successful expansion of the test administration over the past decade.
Published on April 04, 2014
10 Tips for Last-Minute Tax Filers
Here are 10 questions and answers from the American Institute of CPAs to help you with any last-minute uncertainties you may have as the Tuesday, April 15, 2014 deadline for filing your federal 2013 individual income tax return approaches.
Published on April 01, 2014
House Financial Services Committees Focus on Debt Danger Draws AICPAs Support
Statement by Barry C. Melancon, CPA, CGMA, president and CEO of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), in response to today’s House Financial Services Committee hearing on the threat posed by America’s rising national debt.
Published on March 25, 2014
AICPA Announces Forensic Accounting Mentorship Program
The American Institute of CPAs today announced a forensic accounting mentorship program. The Certified in Financial Forensics Mentor Program is designed for AICPA members interested in developing their skills and business practices in forensic accounting through the help of more experienced forensic professionals.
Published on March 20, 2014
AICPAs 2014 Top 10 Tax Tips for Individual Taxpayers
The American Institute of CPAs today issued 10 suggestions for individual taxpayers as they get ready to file their tax returns.
Published on March 18, 2014
AICPA Submits Comment Letter to The Appraisal Foundation on its Valuation of Customer-Related Assets Exposure Draft
The AICPA’s Forensic and Valuation Services Executive Committee submitted a comment letter to The Appraisal Foundation on the second exposure draft of Valuation of Customer Related Assets on February 28.
Published on March 13, 2014
AICPA Recognizes Top CPA Examination Performers with Elijah Watt Sells Award
The American Institute of CPAs today announced the winners of the 2013 Elijah Watt Sells Award.
Published on March 13, 2014
Business Executives Stepping up Hiring and Spending to Foster Growth in Coming Year
Business executives are taking a more favorable view on hiring and business expansion in the coming year, in part due to increased optimism about the U.S. economy, according to the AICPA Economic Outlook Survey.
Published on March 06, 2014
AICPAs Top Tax Expert Available to Discuss Tax Proposals in President Obamas 2015 Budget
Edward S. Karl, vice president of taxation for the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), will be available to comment on the tax proposals included in President Obama’s fiscal 2015 budget immediately after it is released today.
Published on March 04, 2014
AICPA to Release Results of CPA Economic Outlook Index on Thursday, March 6
The American Institute of CPAs will announce the results of its CPA Outlook Index (CPAOI), an indicator of how chief financial officers, controllers and other senior CPA business leaders view the U.S. economy, at 7:00 a.m. EST, Thursday, March 6.
Published on February 27, 2014
Cultivating Financial Success for Americas Farmers
The AICPA Agriculture Conference offers a solid grounding in economic trends, financial guidance and industry developments from CPAs with deep expertise in the farming sector
Published on February 26, 2014
AICPA Sends Congress Legislative Proposals Promoting Tax Simplicity and Fairness
The American Institute of CPAs has sent a compendium of legislative proposals to the House Ways and Means and Senate Finance Committees that would simplify or make technical corrections to the nation’s tax laws.
Published on February 24, 2014
AICPA, CPA Canada Bring Consistency to Financial Advisory Services Across North America
Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) and the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) today announced an agreement that will enhance consistency in forensic and technology advisory services across North America by giving CPAs in both countries access to the same technical resources and credentials that signify advanced proficiency in
Published on February 21, 2014