AICPA Recommendations Incorporated in SEC Rule Defining Family Office Exclusion under Investment Advisers Act
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission adopted a rule June 22 expanding the definition of the “family office” exclusion under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940. The SEC rule incorporated several suggestions made by the AICPA
Published on June 30, 2011
Nov. 16, 2010 AICPA Comments to SEC on Family Office Proposed Rule
This is the AICPA Nov. 16, 2010 comments submitted to the SEC on the family office Proposed Rule
Published on November 16, 2010
A Quick Look at 2011 Tax Advocacy Success
A quick overview of the AICPA's many tax advocacy successes over the last year, including 1099 legislation, preparer registration regulations, and several narrower technical victories that simplified compliance.
Published on April 16, 2013
Comprehensive List of Advocacy Issues for Trust, Estate and Gift Tax
This section includes information on legislative, regulatory, and administrative advocacy related to estate, gift, and trust taxation.
Published on May 15, 2013
Extensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) used in financial and other reporting allows for easier access to more transparent information. AICPA supports legislative proposals to utilize XBRL by companies, Federal agencies and recipients of Federal funds.
Published on February 06, 2013
Congress Looks to XBRL Reporting Requirements to Track Federal Spending
Congress is beginning to view XBRL as a way to track federal spending and to improve transparency.
Published on June 14, 2012
Whats at Stake The CPA Profession on Federal Fiscal Responsibility
What’s at Stake? The CPA Profession on Federal Fiscal Responsibility offers guidance on how the U.S. government’s financial statements can be used for greater understanding of the nation’s fiscal health.
Published on May 20, 2013
Using Family Partnerships and Refuting IRS Challenges
This is an article highlighting the AICPA's position concerning the legitimate use of family partnerships. In particular, the AICPA takes exception with the IRS's refusal to recognize for transfer tax purposes the validity of many family partnership's under examination
Published on September 19, 2012