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    IRS Responds to AICPA Request Grants FBAR Delay for Some Taxpayers

    Newsletter The IRS extended the June 30 filing deadline to Nov. 1 for some taxpayers who are required to file an FBAR report for calendar years 2009 and earlier. For calendar year 2010, the deadline remains June 30.
    Published on June 30, 2011

    AICPA Comments on H.R. 1186, The Alternative Minimum Tax Repeal Act of 2005

    Comment Letter Comments regarding H.R. 1186, The Alternative Minimum Tax Repeal Act of 2005 were submitted by AICPA for consideration by House members.
    Published on June 04, 2013

    Successful Push for Penalty Relief on Delayed Forms

    Newsletter The CPA Advocate: March 27, 2013.  The IRS recently announced late payment penalty relief for those taxpayers who are filing forms released after Jan. 30, addressing one of the AICPA’s requests to the agency to alleviate the burden of a compressed, post-fiscal cliff tax filing season.
    Published on March 27, 2013

    Portability Extensions for First Half of 2011 Decedents

    Overview This page covers the IRS Notice 2012-21 on extensions for making the portability election for decedents dieing in the first half of 2011.
    Published on April 02, 2014

    AICPA Urged IRS to Extend Estate Filing Deadlines for 2010 and 2011 Estates

    Newsletter The CPA Advocate: September, 2011.  AICPA tells IRS executors will need 90 days after the Internal Revenue Service publishes the final 2010 and 2011 estate tax Forms 706 and Form 8939 and instructions to prepare returns for individuals who died in 2010 and 2011.
    Published on October 07, 2011

    AICPA Opposes Repeal of Foreign Earned Income Exclusion

    Comment Letter AICPA opposes repeal of the foreign earned income exclusion, as proposed in Section 350 of S. 1054, the Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003.
    Published on April 15, 2010

    AICPA Supports GASB Action to Improve Pension Accounting Standards

    Newsletter The AICPA Advocate: August, 2012. The AICPA endorsed the GASB's June 25 vote to improve existing standards for pension accounting and financial reporting for state and local employers, as well as governmental pension plans.  The GASB released the new standards on Aug. 2, which will be effective in 2013 and
    Published on August 14, 2012

    AICPA Summarizes IRS Strengths and Weakness for the Oversight Board

    Comment Letter In a testimony before the IRS Oversight Board, the AICPA provided comments on: (1) the future direction of electronic tax administration, (2) enforcement challenges, (3) effective collection strategies, and (4) workforce empowerment.
    Published on September 10, 2012

    AICPA Sends Its AICPA Statement on Taxpayer Rights to Ways and Means

    Comment Letter In this letter to the House Ways and Means Subcommittee, the AICPA provided comments on five tax administration legislative proposals: (1) an April 30 due date for electronically filed returns; (2) low income tax clinics; (3) penalties and interest; (4) the collection process; and (5) a better means of communicating
    Published on March 12, 2012

    History of the 7th Edition of the UAA

    Article In May 2014, the AICPA and National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) released the 7th edition of the Uniform Accountancy Act (UAA).  The UAA is an "evergreen" model licensing law developed to provide a uniform approach to regulation of
    Published on May 27, 2014

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