Client Data Security for the Tax Practitioner
This column takes a brief look at some practices CPAs should consider when handling data security
Published on September 01, 2009
Securing Client Data A Fundamental Priority
With costly data breaches making front-page news, data security is now fundamental even for the smallest firms. This item describes accounting firms' data asset vulnerabilities and how to secure those assets
Published on October 01, 2014
AICPA News Update Vol. 13 No. 24
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Published on June 11, 2010
South Carolina Taxpayer Information Stolen
South Carolina is providing affected taxpayers a year of credit monitoring after a hacker stole information including 3.8 million Social Security numbers and 387,000 credit and debit card numbers from its computer systems
Published on January 01, 2013
New Tax Preparer Rules for Disclosure and Use of Return Information
The IRS released final regulations under Sec. 7216, providing guidance for tax return preparers about the disclosure or use of tax return information.
Published on May 01, 2009
How Does One Tax a Cloud
State revenue departments face perplexing questions when deciding whether (and how) to tax cloud computing.
Published on December 01, 2011
AICPAs Revised Confidentiality Rule, Sec. 7216, and the Tax Professional
Practitioners are encouraged to determine whether they comply with both Sec. 7216 and revised AICPA client confidentiality rules.
Published on February 01, 2015
Social Media Opportunities and Risks for Tax Practices
This column touches on the benefits and opportunities social media provides to today’s CPAs and the importance of controlling or limiting the use of the new technology.
Published on May 01, 2013
Click-Through Nexus and Information-Reporting Requirements
Affiliate nexus principles enable states to assert jurisdiction over out-of-state retailers that would not otherwise be required to collect and remit sales tax due to their lack of a physical presence. Not surprisingly, given the current budget shortfalls most states are facing, they have become increasingly aggressive in asserting affiliate
Published on December 01, 2010
New Rules for Disclosure and Use of Tax Return Information by Tax Return Preparers
Newly finalized regulations should prompt all return preparers to evaluate their processes to ensure that they conform to the disclosure requirements of Sec. 7216.
Published on April 01, 2008