AICPA Tracks State Legislative Trends of 2014
The CPA Advocate: December, 2014. The Institute tracked 391 state legislative bills and 66 regulations during the year. The top issues considered by the states included tax tribunals and their effects on CPA mobility, sales taxes on professional services and tax preparer regulation.
Published on December 18, 2014
AICPA Testimony to ERISA Advisory Council on Outsourcing Flags Trouble Spots, Recommends Best Practices
The CPA Advocate: September, 2014. The testimony identified trends auditors are seeing in the outsourcing of employee benefit plan services, noted problems related to monitoring service providers and recommended best practices for selecting and monitoring service providers that...
Published on September 25, 2014
State Regulatory and Legislative Affairs
The AICPA State Regulation and Legislation Team advocates for the accounting profession at the state level by partnering with the state CPA societies. The team monitors trends on key state legislative and regulatory issues at the national level and serves as an information clearinghouse and resource provider, offering information related
Published on March 04, 2015
AICPA Looks to 2013 State Legislative Issues to Predict 2014 Activity
The CPA Advocate: January, 2014. Taxes on professional services, threats to mobility, and the funding and structure of state boards of accountancy are key profession issues likely to be debated in state legislatures in 2014.
Published on January 30, 2014
The CPA Advocate - Archived Articles 2014
Find 2014 archived articles from the AICPA's advocacy newsletter, The CPA Advocate.
Published on January 27, 2015
State Regulation and Legislation Team Contact
Find contact information for AICPA staff in on the State Regulatory and Legislative Affairs team.
Published on October 17, 2014
AICPA Represents Profession at National Meeting of State Lawmakers
The CPA Advocate: January, 2015. AICPA representatives and CPA lawmakers discussed tax policy and other issues affecting the accounting profession at the National Conference of State Legislatures’ Winter Executive Committee Meeting.
Published on January 28, 2015
AICPA Testifies before ERISA Advisory Council on Lost and Missing Plan Participants
The CPA Advocate: September, 2013. AICPA's Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center made recommendations to a U.S. Department of Labor advisory panel to better connect missing and lost participants with their benefits.
Published on September 05, 2013
Sales and Use Tax Reporting
Sales and Use Tax Reporting is an evolving issue. Review proposed statutes similar to the Colorado statue regarding sales and use tax notice and reporting requirements.
Published on December 30, 2013
AICPA Summarizes IRS Strengths and Weakness for the Oversight Board
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