AICPA Says IRS Needs to Issue Additional DOMA Guidance in 17 Areas
The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) identified 17 areas in which the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) should provide additional guidance to taxpayers and tax practitioners as a result of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in United States v. Windsor, which ruled that section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act
Published on October 31, 2013
All of Americas Small Businesses Need Simpler Tax Rules, AICPA Tells Congress
Congress should simplify the tax rules for all small businesses when it writes tax reform legislation, Patricia Thompson, chair of the Tax Executive Committee of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, told the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures.
Published on March 03, 2011
AICPA Sends Tax Reform Recommendations to House Ways & Means Committee Working Groups
The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) on April 10 and April 11, 2013 sent tax reform recommendations to five of the 11 working groups formed by the House Ways and Means Committee to study different areas of the Internal Revenue Code, as the Committee continues to examine how to accomplish
Published on April 29, 2013
AICPA Governing Council Approves Revisions to Membership Categories
The governing Council of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants approved revisions to the Institute’s membership categories to draw more qualified people into the accounting profession and widen the availability of AICPA knowledge and resources.
Published on May 24, 2010
AICPA Calls for Improvements to IRS Examination Program to Relieve Taxpayer Burdens
The American Institute of CPAs has raised a number of concerns with the Internal Revenue Service about the burden its correspondence audit program places on taxpayers selected for examination, Patricia Thompson, the chair of the AICPA Tax Executive Committee, told the IRS Oversight Board at a meeting today.
Published on February 28, 2012
AICPA Urges IRS to Revise Proposed Tax Preparer User Fee Regulations
The user fees would apply to individuals who are required to take the IRS competency examination in order to become Registered Tax Return Preparers and for fingerprinting those individuals who participate in the preparer tax identification number (PTIN), acceptance agent and authorized e-file provider programs.
Published on October 07, 2011
AICPA Welcomes Introduction of House Legislation Exempting Valuation Specialists from Fiduciary Status
...CGMA, president and CEO of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), in reaction to the introduction of H.R. 2041, legislation to modify the definition of fiduciary under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to exclude appraisers of employee stock ownership plans
Published on May 20, 2013