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
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
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
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
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
CPAs to Map Out Personal Finance Strategies for a Turbulent Economy
The AICPA Advanced Personal Finance Planning Conference offers 45 sessions on retirement planning, wealth management and other investment and tax planning strategies.
Published on December 21, 2012
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
10 Easy-to-Overlook Taxes Use AICPAs Total Tax Insights (tm) Calculator to Gauge Their Impact
With few Americans aware of the number and types of taxes they pay each year, the American Institute of CPAs’ Total Tax Insights calculator sheds light on the existence of 10 common taxes you may not know you’re paying.
Published on November 01, 2012
Curbing Tax Identity Theft and Fraud Is Focus of AICPA Testimony at IRS Oversight Board Forum
The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) focused its testimony at today’s IRS Oversight Board Forum on its suggestions about how to curb tax identity theft and fraud.
Published on May 01, 2013
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 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
10 Tax Tips for Filing Your 2012 Federal Tax Return from the American Institute of CPAs
While individual tax returns are not due until Monday, April 15, even with that final weekend to get the work done, America’s CPAs remind taxpayers that getting an early start will make filing easier and the process smoother.
Published on February 19, 2013
10 Tax Tips for Filing Your 2011 Tax Return from the American Institute of CPAs
Tax season is here again. While individual tax returns are not due until April 17 this year, America’s CPAs remind taxpayers that getting an early start will make filing easier and the process smoother.
Published on February 27, 2012
AICPA Supports IRS Goal of Real Time Tax System
The American Institute of CPAs told the Internal Revenue Service today that it supports the agency’s overall objective of changing America’s tax system to one that matches tax information in real time.
Published on December 08, 2011