ERISA Fiduciary Definition - Appraisers of Employee Stock Ownership Plans
The AICPA believes that the U.S. DOL should implement rules that would require appraisers of ESOPs to meet minimum qualification requirements, including holding relevant credentials and training, and comply with applicable professional valuation standards
Published on March 12, 2015
CPAs Can Help Vets Succeed in Business Ventures through New AICPA Program
The CPA Advocate: May 2011. The AICPA is making it easy for CPAs to help veterans. Under Fast Launch, CPAs can donate up to 5 free hours of financial advice about how to start a business.
Published on May 25, 2011
Rhode Island State Resources and Contact Information
Rhode Island state resources in the areas of accountancy, government, study, and taxes.
Published on August 21, 2014
AICPA Urges Approval of Mobile Workforce Bill at House Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing
The CPA Advocate: May, 2014. H.R. 1129 would provide relief to taxpayers and employers from inconsistent state income tax and withholding rules that impact everyone who travels for work.
Published on May 22, 2014
AICPA to Congress Its Time for Civil Tax Penalty Reform
The CPA Advocate: April, 2013. The AICPA sent Congress legislative proposals to reform civil tax penalties so that they are clearer and fairer and, consequently, do a better job of encouraging voluntary compliance.
Published on April 30, 2013
AICPA Tax Executive Committee Chair Praises Volunteers, State CPA Societies and Staff on Repair Regulations Victory
The AICPA pushed hard for the relief the IRS announced on February 13 for certain small business taxpayers that simplifies tangible property reporting rules for 2014. The relief will have an immediate, positive impact on the tax filing season. Now, small businesses will have the option to apply the repair
Published on February 24, 2015
AICPA Outlines Guidance Needed to Clarify New Repatriation Deduction
In a letter to the Treasury Department, AICPA suggests areas of guidance needed to clarify the new repatriation deduction enacted in the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004. It covers questions specific to reinvestment plans (section 965(b)(4)), questions related to other aspects of section 965, and questions addressed in proposed
Published on June 21, 2005
AICPAs Tax Reform Center
Tax reform will affect all taxpayers and practitioners - come to the AICPA for regular updates and learn what is happening and what the AICPA is proposing to shape this important debate. Resources include articles, links to legislative initiatives and white papers.
Published on March 23, 2015
AICPA Evaluates the International Tax Aspects of the American Competitiveness and Corporate Accountability Act
AICPA writes to the Congress evaluating the international tax aspects of the proposed H.R. 5095, American Competitiveness and Corporate Accountability Act.
Published on June 21, 2005
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