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
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
2005 Checklist for Accountability
Take the ""Accountability Challenge""! This checklist and quiz produced by Independent Sector is designed to help exempt organizations understand requirements for accountability and strengthen their transparency and governance.
Published on April 09, 2013
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
IRS Exempts CPA-Supervised Nonsigners From New Preparer Rules
The IRS released guidance on the implementation of new regulations governing tax return preparers, and provided an exception to its return preparer regulation plan for nonsigning preparers supervised by a CPA, attorney, enrolled agent or other Circular 230 practitioner.
Published on January 28, 2011