AICPA Expresses Concerns to IRS about Electronic Signature Standards for Remote Transactions
In a letter to Internal of Revenue Service (IRS), the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) expressed concern that current electronic signature standards for “remote transactions,” where the taxpayer is not appearing in person before the electronic return originator with a valid form of personal identification, are not strong enough to
Published on September 25, 2014
Five Tips to Disaster-Proof a Small Business
Hurricane season is upon us, offering a reminder that small business owners need a disaster plan. CPA firms that have been through Hurricane Katrina, the 2011 tornado in Joplin, Mo., and Hurricane Irene offer business continuity tips.
Published on July 19, 2012
New Conference Offers Strategies For Dealing With Stepped-Up IRS Scrutiny
Recent government statistics show that the Internal Revenue Service has increased its scrutiny of tax returns and tax professionals, particularly where small business owners or high-wealth individuals are concerned.
Published on January 19, 2012
A How-To Guide for Transforming CPA Firms Through Technology
The American Institute of CPAs has recently published “10 Steps to a Digital Practice in the Cloud: New Levels of CPA Firm Workflow Efficiency,” a how-to guide written by two accounting tech experts on the ways tech-savvy accounting practices compile, analyze and deliver financial data for clients.
Published on August 06, 2012
AICPA Names Recipients of 2012 Outstanding CPA in Government Award
The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) is pleased to announce that John H. Fisher, Ph.D., CPA, of Kansas City, Mo. and Roger A. Norman, CPA, J.D., of Little Rock, Ark., are the 2012 recipients of the Outstanding CPA in Government Award. Fisher (posthumous) received the federal government award and Norman
Published on August 20, 2012
Report How the Cloud Changes the Game for CPAs Offering Client Accounting Services
The cloud is reinvigorating client accounting services for small and midsize businesses, and CPA firms that want to take advantage of this trend need to help their clients embrace digital technologies, according to Geoffrey Moore, tech consultant and bestselling author of “Crossing the Chasm.”
Published on December 06, 2012