AICPA Comments on IRS Exempt Organization Enforcement Efforts
This April 12, 2004 letter from the AICPA Exempt Organization Taxation Technical Resource Panel to the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities discusses enforcement and compliance processes and proposes a Form 990 redesign, a redesign of the exemption application process for section 501(c)(3) organizations, and new applications for
Published on July 01, 2013
AICPA Expresses Criteria Concerns on DoD Proposed Attestation Requirement
The CPA Advocate: November, 2014. A working group should be assembled, the AICPA said, that includes representatives of the accounting profession to ensure that the language in the rule articulates criteria that are sufficiently objective or measurable...
Published on November 20, 2014
The Congressional and Political Affairs team has provided useful links to congressional government agencies and AICPA centers.
Published on September 26, 2012
The AICPA aggressively pursues the interests of its membership through active participation with international regulators and standard setters.
Published on June 02, 2014
Audits of Federal Funds (Single Audits)
Entities that receive federal funds including states, local governments, and not-for-profit organizations (NPOs), are subject to audit requirements commonly referred to as “single audits” under the Single Audit Act of 1984, as amended in 1996. The Single Audit Act was enacted to standardize the requirements for...
Published on March 28, 2013
AICPA Meets with FASB about Uniqueness of Employee Benefit Plan Financial Statements
The CPA Advocate: January, 2014. AICPA employee benefit plan panels are discussing with FASB how the Board can best incorporate the consideration of employee benefit plans into its standard-setting process.
Published on January 30, 2014
Employee Benefits Tax Advocacy
This section contains AICPA comment letters pertaining to legislative matters in employee benefits taxation.
Published on October 14, 2013
FASB Independence and Fair Value Accounting
The AICPA strongly and unequivocally supports independence of the U.S. and international accounting standard setting bodies, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) in Norwalk, Connecticut, and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) in London.
Published on April 03, 2013
The CPA Advocate - Archived Articles 2014
Find 2014 archived articles from the AICPA's advocacy newsletter, The CPA Advocate.
Published on November 19, 2014
AICPA, ABA, TEI Urge More Tax Simplification Provisions for 2004
The AICPA, the American Bar Association Section of Taxation, and the Tax Executives Institute submitted this letter to the Secretary of the Treasury expressing support for simplification provisions included in the Administration's 2004 budget package.
Published on April 30, 2012