AICPA Letter to SuperCommittee on Deficit Reduction
In this letter to the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction the AICPA discusses various principles of good tax policy based on our four Tax Policy Concept Statements which we believe can frame any discussion of tax...
Published on October 19, 2011
Movement on Repeal of both 1099s
The committee action, which also made changes to a tax credit enacted in the health care reform law, follows advocacy by AICPA and others to reduce a significant burden on taxpayers...
Published on May 21, 2013
AICPA Opposes Joint Tax Committee Self-Employment Tax Proposals to Help Close the Tax Gap
The AICPA opposed proposals made by the Joint Tax Committee that would expand the self-employment tax base as part of an effort to close the tax gap
Published on June 15, 2007
AICPA Written Testimony on Committee on Ways and Means Hearing on Fundamental Tax Reform
The AICPA submitted written testimony on the Committee on Ways and Means Hearing on Fundamental Tax Reform on January 20, 2011. We urged the Committee to consider the AICPA's Guiding Principles of Good Tax Policy; Guiding...
Published on April 17, 2012
Accounting Standards Executive Committee Comment Letter
...The Accounting Standards Executive Committee of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AcSEC) has reviewed the Exposure Draft of the proposed FASB Statement, Accounting for Transfers of Financial Assets, an amendment of FASB...
Published on July 11, 2011
AICPA Financial Reporting Executive Committee Comment Letter on FASB Proposed ASU, Disclosure of Certain Loss Contingenc...
The Financial Reporting Executive Committee of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FinREC) offers comments on the FASB’s July 20, 2010, Proposed Accounting Standards Update, Disclosure of Certain Loss Contingencies (the Exposure...
Published on July 11, 2011
Accounting and Financial Reporting Positions and Comment Letters
The Financial Reporting Executive Committee (FinREC) has issued the following comment letters to communicate its views and positions on accounting and financial reporting proposals issued by standard setters, such as FASB, GASB, and the...
Published on April 15, 2015
CPAs Count! Make Your Voice Heard on Capitol Hill.
The AICPA PAC is the profession’s political action committee. This describes frequently asked questions about the AICPA PAC
Published on July 30, 2013
House and Senate Bills to Curb Patent Trolls Include AICPA Recommendations
The House Judiciary Committee on November 20 voted to send H.R. 3309, the Innovation Act, to the full House. The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, meanwhile, introduced comparable legislation, S. 1720...
Published on November 26, 2013
Testimony to Senate Finance Committee on the Tax Gap
April 2007. AICPA submitted testimony to the Senate Finance Committee regarding legislative initiatives to address both tax administration and the tax gap
Published on April 23, 2010