AICPA Summarizes IRS Strengths and Weakness for the Oversight Board
In a testimony before the IRS Oversight Board, the AICPA provided comments on: (1) the future direction of electronic tax administration, (2) enforcement challenges, (3) effective collection strategies, and (4) workforce empowerment.
Published on September 10, 2012
AICPA Testimony to ERISA Advisory Council on Outsourcing Flags Trouble Spots, Recommends Best Practices
The CPA Advocate: September, 2014. The testimony identified trends auditors are seeing in the outsourcing of employee benefit plan services, noted problems related to monitoring service providers and recommended best practices for selecting and monitoring service providers that affect the plan’s financial reporting.
Published on September 25, 2014
AICPA Supports Efforts in Congress to Advance Federal Government Transparency
The CPA Advocate: March 27, 2013. An AICPA letter to a House committee lauded efforts to promote new technologies that will improve transparency and openness in the federal government.
Published on March 27, 2013
What is the Uniform Accountancy Act
The Uniform Accountancy Act (UAA) is an "evergreen" model licensing law endorsed by the AICPA and NASBA that provides a uniform approach to regulation of the accounting profession. The UAA provides a comprehensive system for enhancing public protection, facilitating consumer choice, and supporting the efficient operation of the capital markets.
Published on March 02, 2012
AICPA 2007 Comments on Redesigned Form 990
AICPA comments on IRS re-designed Form 990. IRS plans to implement the new form, effective for 2009 filing season (2008 Forms 990).
Published on October 10, 2007
Financial Accounting Standards Board Proposals on Repatriation Incentives and New Domestic Manufacturing Deduction Regim...
Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) pronouncements focusing on the accounting treatment of the repatriation and domestic manufacturing deduction provisions in the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004.
Published on June 21, 2005
AICPA Encourages Changes to Data Transparency Provisions of Senate DATA Act
The CPA Advocate: December, 2012. AICPA says changes would strengthen the data transparency provisions of the bill, which is expected to be reintroduced in 2013.
Published on December 20, 2012
CPA Mobility Implementation FAQs
FAQs intended to provide general information about CPA mobility.
Published on October 02, 2012
AICPA Supports Data Transparency as DATA Act Makes Progress in House and Senate
The AICPA continues to support data transparency of federal spending as House of Representatives unanimously passes DATA Act and Senate panel also unanimously reports bill.
Published on November 26, 2013
AICPA State Regulation and Legislation Team Issues Registration Compliance Advisory to CPA Firms
The AICPA’s State Regulation and Legislation Team has issued an advisory to CPA firms urging them to review their registration compliance procedures to ensure that they are in compliance with out-of-state registration requirements, when performing attest engagements.
Published on July 30, 2014