FSA Certification Letter Guidance
The FSA requested "certification" letters from various participants that had applied for farm subsidies. The FSA and the AICPA came to a resolution on an agreed upon statement letter that CPAs could provide...
Published on April 22, 2013
AICPA Provides Guidance on FSA Certification Letters
Tthe AICPA has worked with the FSA to create a certification letter CPAs can use when their clients are asked to certify income and is providing its members with sample engagement and disclosure letters to be used in connection with...
Published on August 27, 2012
AICPA Reiterates Its Strong Concerns About IRS Voluntary Certification Program
The AICPA sent a letter to the IRS, expressing its strong concerns that a proposed IRS voluntary certification program for unenrolled tax return preparers “would cause significant legal problems that may ultimately frustrate the IRS’s goals, confuse the public, and lead to litigation
Published on June 24, 2014
August 24, 2012 Tax E-Alert Guidance on FSA Certification Letters, Model Legislation for Independent State Tax Tribunals...
In this issue Guidance on FSA Certification Letters, Form 990 and Instructions, Model Legislation, Portability, New Form 706, Mobile Workforce Legislation Introduced , Help Your Clients Prepare for Life’s Most Important Moments, More Estate Tax Resources...
Published on August 27, 2012
AICPA Has Deep Concerns About IRS Voluntary Certification of Return Preparers
The AICPA sent the IRS commissioner a letter expressing its “deep concerns” about a program for voluntary certification of tax return preparers
Published on May 22, 2014
2014-05-23TaxEalert AICPA Opposes IRS Voluntary Certification Program Tax School is Back!
This ealert contains information on AICPA Opposes IRS Voluntary Certification Program; Tax School is Back
Published on May 23, 2014
FSA Notice Letter
Some FSA participants received notices requesting certification of thier AGI. This is a sample of the notice they could have received
Published on August 23, 2012
IRS Reveals Details of Voluntary Preparer Certification Program
The IRS announced that it will soon introduce a voluntary program for tax return preparers called the Annual Filing Season Program.
Published on June 27, 2014
Complete Rules for the IRSs Voluntary Return Preparer Certification Program Are Released
The IRS published guidance introducing its new, voluntary Annual Filing Season Program, which permits tax preparers who are not CPAs, attorneys, or enrolled agents to complete tax education requirements and receive a certificate
Published on July 01, 2014
July 13, 2012 Tax E-Alert Supreme Court Rules in Local Case, ITIN Application Changes, 2012 Planning Resources and New T...
In this issue: Supreme Court Rules in Local Tax Refund Refusal Case, Update on FSA Certification Letter, Change to ITIN/ Form W-7 Procedures, Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program, Exempt Organization Developments, and Plan Now for 2012 Tax Increases—Known and Unknown
Published on July 17, 2012