PFP Engagement Workbook
The PFP Work Program was designed to guide CPAs and their staff in performing personal financial planning engagements. Although it resembles an audit program in format, the PFP Work Program does not provide precise, comprehensive steps to be performed
Published on March 24, 2011
Personal Financial Planning Engagement Work Program
The PFP Work Program was designed to guide CPAs and their staff in performing personal financial planning engagements. Although it resembles an audit program in format, the PFP Work Program does not provide precise, comprehensive steps to be performed. Since PFP services can vary significantly based on the circumstances and...
Published on January 28, 2011
Illustrations of Engagement Letter Explanations of Historical and Prospective Financial Information
Because personal financial plans can include a variety of historical or prospective financial information, the illustrative engagement letters do not describe such information. Read more about illustrative engagement letter descriptions of certain historical and prospective financial information
Published on August 22, 2011
Introduction to Personal Income Tax Planning
Income tax planning may be defined as the development and implementation of appropriate strategies to reduce, affect the timing of, or shift either current or future income tax liabilities. Recommended strategies are based not only on the tax consequences themselves, but also in light of the individual's overall financial goals.
Published on August 26, 2010
Illustrative Engagement Letter for an Investment Advisory Agreement
The following agreement is for investment advisers who manage money on a discretionary basis. However, the agreement can readily be tailored to other forms of advisory relationships whereby the adviser plays some role in managing the investments and portfolio of his or her client.
Published on September 23, 2010
Implementing Section 7216
IRS regulations on the unauthorized disclosure or use of tax return information went into effect on January 1, 2009. For purposes of the revised section 7216 regulations, CPAs should understand that, in general, they will not need to obtain written cons
Published on July 22, 2014
An Interview with Mike Seefeld
CPA Mike Seefeld is a director of Elder Planning Services at KBA Group LLP in Dallas. A former tax practitioner, Seefeld began considering Elder Planning services about three years ago. Read more about his transition to working in Elder Planning services.
Published on April 28, 2011
5 Reasons Why CPA Financial Planners May be Avoiding Life Insurance
If you’re a planner who continues to avoid life insurance discussions with your clients, consider re-evaluating your personal objections to provide a more holistic approach.
Published on June 04, 2014