Most CPAs Believe Deficit Reduction Should Be Governments Top Economic Priority
...the top economic priority for the United States in the online survey, ahead of creating jobs (23 percent), tax reform (18 percent) and ensuring the long-term stability of Social Security and Medicare (5 percent
Published on January 09, 2013
AICPA Accounting Competition Challenges Students to Solve U.S. Fiscal Issues
Registration opens today for the 2012 AICPA Accounting Competition*. This year’s competition challenges students to solve some of the most pressing financial issues facing the United States while considering what it takes to get politicians elected. Students competing in the first round have until October 1 to present their best
Published on August 20, 2012
Changes to ITIN Application Process Burdensome and May Prevent Some Taxpayers from Qualifying, AICPA Tells IRS
The American Institute of CPAs told the IRS that the new interim rules about how taxpayers must apply for Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINs) for 2011 tax returns are burdensome and may prevent some taxpayers from getting the documentation they need to qualify for an ITIN.
Published on August 30, 2012
American Institute of CPAs to Testify At April 16 Senate Finance Committee Hearing Examining Tax Fraud, Tax ID Theft and...
Jeffrey A. Porter, chair of the American Institute of CPAs’ (AICPA) Tax Executive Committee, will testify on Tuesday, April 16, at a Senate Finance Committee hearing titled, Tax Fraud and Tax ID Theft: Moving Forward with Solutions.
Published on April 15, 2013
Students from The University of Texas at Dallas Awarded First Place in the 2012 AICPA Accounting Competition
The American Institute of CPAs today named students from The University of Texas at Dallas champions of the 2012 AICPA Accounting Competition.
Published on December 19, 2012
AICPA Series of Explainers for Fiscal Cliff Tax Topics Available
The American Institute of CPAs has developed a “Fiscal Cliff Series” that provides a brief, objective and non-partisan fact sheet on each of the following tax topics:
Published on December 07, 2012
AICPA Suggests Solutions for Tax Identity Theft and Tax Fraud At Senate Finance Committee Hearing
AICPA) suggested solutions at a hearing today of the Senate Finance Committee about what Congress could do to curb tax identity theft and tax fraud and offered tax reform recommendations focused on simplifying tax laws for families and businesses.
Published on April 16, 2013
AICPA Survey Many Tax Refunds Headed to Bank, Grocer, Gas Station This Year
According to an AICPA survey - 43 percent of those who expect to receive a tax refund consider it more important to their financial well-being this year than in years past. Taxpayers who expect to receive a refund this year are most likely to save it or put it toward day-to-day
Published on April 11, 2013
Ted Sarenski Receives AICPAs 2013 Personal Financial Planning Distinguished Service Award
The American Institute of CPAs is pleased to recognize Ted Sarenski, CPA/PFS, with the 2013 Personal Financial Planning Distinguished Service Award.
Published on January 22, 2014
AICPA Applauds Proposed IRS Regulations as a Necessary Step to Combat Tax Related Identity Theft
The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) applauded regulations proposed by the Internal Revenue Service that would make permanent a pilot program to authorize filers of certain information returns to truncate an individual payee’s nine digit identifying number on specified paper payee statements.
Published on February 25, 2013