Witnesses Tell Senate Finance Committee Ways to Improve Tax System
Witnesses gave the Senate Finance Committee a variety of suggestions on how to fight tax identity theft and fraud, reform the tax system, and fund the IRS during a hearing on Tuesday.
Published on April 17, 2013
IRS Sets Tax Season Start Date All Checklists Now Available
12/20/13 Tax EAlert Newsletter: Topics include IRS announces Jan. 31 start date, Immediate Year-End Planning for CRTs, All Tax Checklists Now Available, 4-Part Webcast Series on NIIT, and more.
Published on January 02, 2014
01/10/14 IRS waives penalties, which provisions expired 12/31
01/10/14 IRS waives penalties, which provisions expired 12/31? In this issue, Top Tax New Developments in 2013, Tips for Managing Client Authorizations After IRS E-Services Retirement, IRS Waiving Penalties for Forms 5498, 1098-T, and 1099-G and more.
Published on January 13, 2014
Other AICPA Standards and Ethics Rules
Members who provide tax services are subject to not only the Statements on Standards for Tax Services (SSTS), but also the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct, including all general and technical standards
Published on February 23, 2011
Standards and Ethics
This page covers professional standards and ethics in tax practice, including external regulations and tax ethics issues and resources.
Published on February 19, 2013
IRS Proposes New Treatment of LLC Members, Limited Partners Under Passive Loss Rules
The IRS issued proposed regulations that would redefine “interest in a limited partnership as a limited partner” for purposes of determining material participation under the Sec. 469 passive loss rules.
Published on December 01, 2011
AICPA Actions Regarding the IRC Section 6694 Preparer Penalty Standard (2007-2009)
The AICPA actively engaged in both legislative and regulatory efforts in response to the May 2007 revisions to the section 6694 preparer penalty standards, specifically with respect to the "more likely than not" standard. I. May 2007 Revision
Published on September 10, 2012
AICPA Suggests Refining Tax Return Preparer Registration Proposal
In this letter to Congress, the AICPA provides comments on the legislative proposal requiring the registration of federal income tax return preparers.
Published on March 12, 2012
IRS Issues Proposed Regs Requiring Disclosure of Uncertain Tax Positions
The IRS issued proposed regulations that would require certain business taxpayers to report uncertain tax positions on their tax returns.
Published on January 28, 2011
2005 Checklist for Accountability
Take the ""Accountability Challenge""! This checklist and quiz produced by Independent Sector is designed to help exempt organizations understand requirements for accountability and strengthen their transparency and governance.
Published on April 09, 2013