Cast Your Ballot on November 4
The CPA Advocate: October, 2014. In 2012, two elections for U.S. House of Representatives seats were decided by fewer than 1,000 votes. During non-presidential election years, voter turnout consistently averages about 35 percent of eligible votes.
Published on October 23, 2014
AICPA Continues Tax Reform Discussions on Capitol Hill
The CPA Advocate: July, 2013. AICPA members and staff met with Congressional staff on July 9, 2013 to discuss tax reform proposals that would simplify tax laws and improve their administration, as Congress preps to write tax reform legislation.
Published on July 18, 2013
AICPA Urges EEOC to Halt Investigations of Accounting Partnership Retirement Practices
The CPA Advocate: November, 2014. The classification of partners as employees would be very disruptive to the accounting profession and its business practices, the AICPA wrote in its letter to EEOC Commissioners.
Published on November 20, 2014
AICPA Supports Bill to Clarify State Tax Treatment of Nonqualified Deferred Comp
AICPA has endorsed H.R. 4019, which would clarify that retirement income received under certain nonqualified deferred compensation plans for retired partners would not be subject to non-resident state income tax.
Published on January 04, 2006
House Small Business Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Cash Accounting for Small Firms
The CPA Advocate: July, 2014. Two CPAs testified and the AICPA’s testimony submitted for the hearing record supported the expansion of the number of taxpayers that may use the cash method of accounting.
Published on July 30, 2014
AICPA to Congress End Tax Uncertainty Business Planning and Administration of Tax Law at Risk
The CPA Advocate: September, 2012. Jeffrey A. Porter, vice chair of the AICPA’s Tax Executive Committee, testified before a House Small Business Subcommittee on Sept. 13, 2012 that the “Tax Cliff” hinders planning by small business owners, threatens efficient tax administration and forces a compressed tax season on tax preparers
Published on September 20, 2012
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