IRS Letters and Visits to Tax Return Preparers
IRS sent 10,000 letters to tax return preparers to promote compliance and professional ethics among tax preparers
Published on April 17, 2012
Other AICPA Standards and Ethics Rules
Members who provide tax services are subject to not only the Statements on Standards for Tax Services (SSTS), but also the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct, including all general and technical standards
Published on February 23, 2011
IRS Activates New PTIN System
The IRS deployed a new preparer tax identification number (PTIN) registration system September 28 as a component of its initiative to register and regulate paid tax return preparers.
Published on June 13, 2013
Standards and Ethics
This page covers professional standards and ethics in tax practice, including external regulations and tax ethics issues and resources
Published on February 19, 2013
International Tax Planning Resources
This section covers international taxation issues and contains professional standards and ethics, legislation, regulation, and administration, tools and aids, and useful Web site links
Published on June 06, 2013
Exempt Organizations Taxation
Information regarding taxation issues for tax exempt organizations and includes professional standards and ethics; Washington legislation, regulation, and administration; tools and aids; and useful Web site links
Published on April 09, 2013
Congressional Committee Checks In on Registered Tax Preparer Program
While tax professional communities offered diverging opinions of the registered tax return preparer (RTRP) program to a congressional subcommittee, all agreed on one thing—the IRS made a significant effort to listen...
Published on July 29, 2011
IRS Finalizes Circular 230 Regulations
The IRS issued final regulations May 31 implementing components of its initiative to register and regulate all paid tax return preparers.
Published on June 09, 2011
March 23, 2012 Tax E-alert Top News, Individual Filing, Voice for the Tax Profession and more
...Retirement Plan Fees, Form 8938, 179 Deduction Limit for Certain S Corporations,vSmall Businesses Offer Retirement Plans, Decanting, Tax Reform Task Force Established, Doing the Right Thing…When Tax Ethics Get Murky, Worker Classification. 2012 Tax Education Program A Note from AICPA’s Member Services Director
Published on March 26, 2012
March 9, 2012 Tax E-Alert
This newsletter contains information regarding: Transitional Guidance Released for Temporary Repair Regulations, Form 8938, Portability, PTIN Regulations, Local Tax Refund Refusal Case, Planning Opportunities, Participate on Tax Division Committees.
Published on March 13, 2012
04-19-2013TaxE-Alert Updates on Presidential Budget Tax Reform, AICPA Testimony on House and Senate Tax Proposals, Tax S...
Published on June 10, 2013
05-10-2013TaxEalertAICPA Addressing Challenging Tax Season, Client Reminders in the Tax Toolkit, Social Media for CPAs o...
Published on June 10, 2013
Rules on Use, Disclosure of Taxpayer Information Finalized
The IRS issued final regulations under Sec. 7216 that govern the circumstances in which tax return preparers can disclose or use certain limited tax return information.
Published on December 26, 2012
IRS Preparer Registration Plan Moves Forward
The IRS issued proposed regulations that would put into place many of the parts of its plan to register and regulate tax return preparers.
Published on May 13, 2013