Regulation of Non-CPA Tax Preparers
...ISSUE: Should states move to register or license non-CPA tax preparers? BACKGROUND: Taxpayers have become concerned in recent years about unscrupulous tax return preparers, persons they associate with high-interest, short-term refund ant
Published on March 27, 2012
AICPA Supports IRS Tax Return Preparer Program at Congressional Hearing
The CPA Advocate: September, 2011. AICPA supports the IRS’s program, as it is currently structured, to regulate tax return preparers, Patricia Thompson, chair of the AICPA Tax Executive Committee, testified at July...
Published on January 13, 2012
The AICPA Heard You!
The CPA Advocate: June, 2012. The AICPA is working with regulators to help fix problems related to capital gains reporting and USDA requests that CPAs verify taxpayers' AGI.
Published on July 11, 2012
AICPA Provides Guidance on FSA Certification Letters Overview
The CPA Advocate: September, 2012. AICPA heard from many members who were being asked by clients to certify income to meet a requirement by the Farm Service Agency (FSA) and worked with the FSA to develop a letter to meet the professional standards of our members
Published on April 11, 2013
AICPA Leaders and Key Persons Meet with Lawmakers in Washington
The CPA Advocate. May, 2011. AICPA members met with lawmakers in the 112th Congress to discuss issues important to the accounting profession.
Published on June 03, 2011
Alaska State Resources and Contact Information
Alaska state resources in the areas of accountancy, government, study, and taxes
Published on March 06, 2012
Comprehensive Advocacy List for State and Local
This is a comprehensive listing of the advocacy related issues and AICPA comments regarding state and local taxation.
Published on May 20, 2013
AICPA Comments on FY2005 Budget Proposal
AICPA weighs in on the administration's retirement savings plan proposals.
Published on February 10, 2010
AICPA Suggests Solutions for Tax Identity Theft and Tax Fraud at Senate Finance Committee Hearing Reports on Difficult T...
The CPA Advocate: April, 2013. The AICPA testified before the Senate Finance Committee about tax identity theft, tax fraud and tax reform on April 16, 2013
Published on April 29, 2013
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
Using Family Partnerships and Refuting IRS Challenges
...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
States May Move toward Reporting Mandates on Remote Sellers to Boost Tax Compliance
AICPA opposes a Multistate Tax Commission model statute that would ask states to require out-of-state retailers to report sales to in-state consumers
Published on September 02, 2011
Economic Issues Top Congressional Agenda CPA Issues in Mix
The CPA Advocate: September, 2011. The Congressional agenda for the remainder of 2011 include issues supported by the AICPA.
Published on October 07, 2011
Federal Legislative and Regulatory Issues
This page highlights the advocacy issues in which the Congressional & Political Affairs Team is advocating on behalf of the profession, and also those issues that the team has recently followed.
Published on March 29, 2013