Special Report Non-Compliant IRA Trusts and Circular 230 Issues
Free special report on non-compliant IRA trusts and Circular 230 issues from the author of The IRA Distribution Rules: IRS Compliance and Audit Issues
Published on September 09, 2014
Commissions and Referral Fees
Commissions and referral fees are important issues to consider for personal financial planners and other tax professionals.
Published on March 05, 2013
Independence and Conflicts of Interest
Learn about independence as it relates to providing investment advisory services.
Published on April 06, 2010
Fiduciary Standard of Care
Learn about the elements needed to be deemed a fiduciary.
Published on July 16, 2014
FAQs for Prospective CPA/PFS Credential Holders (Applicants)
Frequently asked questions for CPA/PFS applicants.
Published on January 28, 2015
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 September 16, 2014
CPA/PFS Credential Recertification
Every three years, CPA/PFS credential holders are required to certify that they meet the continuing education and membership requirements of the credential.
Published on October 27, 2014
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 October 28, 2004
Implementing Section 7216
IRS regulations on the unauthorized disclosure or use of tax return information went into effect on January 1, 2009.-JW
Published on January 27, 2015
2012 Gift Tax Return Tips and Traps
This article highlights some of the many nuances CPA financial planners and practitioners need to consider for completing, and advising on, 2012 gift tax returns.
Published on July 11, 2014