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 December 30, 2013
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 27, 2011
AICPA Answers Questions for IRS Review of Tax Return Preparers
...return preparers. The IRS’s questions solicited information from tax practitioners about the current oversight environment of preparers, various options for improving the monitoring of preparers, possible education and training guidelines for preparers, and
Published on January 28, 2011
Rhode Island State Resources and Contact Information
Rhode Island state resources in the areas of accountancy, government, study, and taxes.
Published on August 19, 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 29, 2013
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 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 April 15, 2010
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 April 15, 2010
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