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, Labor Department Proposals Aim to Increase Retirement Options and Transparency
Federal initiatives designed to broaden options and increase transparency in retirement plans were announced February 2
Published on February 03, 2012
California Franchise Tax Board Resources/Transparency for Taxpayers and Practitioners
This is a Nov. 2012 listing of various resources for practitioners and taxpayers regarding the California Franchise Tax Board.
Published on November 30, 2012
Tax Policy Concept Statement No. 3 Guiding Principles for Tax Law Transparency
This concept statement addresses the "good tax policy" principle of transparency—the basic notion that taxpayers should know (1) that a tax exists, and (2) how and when the tax is imposed on them and others. The statement recommends guiding...
Published on March 12, 2011
Section 6011 Taxpayer Disclosure Rules
AICPA is concerned with aspects of the proposed regulations that do not seem to strike an appropriate balance between transparency and the additional compliance burden these changes would impose on taxpayers and their advisors
Published on March 05, 2012
July 25, 2012 Congressional Hearing on Form 990
On July 25, 2012, the Subcommittee on Oversight of the Committee on Ways and Means held a hearing on tax-exempt organizations, focusing on the revised Form 990.
Published on October 09, 2012
AICPA Recommends Ways IRS Could Reduce Schedule M-3 Burdens
The AICPA encouraged the IRS to collaborate with external stakeholders in revising Schedule M-3, Net Income (Loss) Reconciliation, and suggested some revisions to reduce taxpayers’ compliance burdens.
Published on May 02, 2011
Tax Advocacy - Legislation and Policy
List of tax policy concept statements.
Published on May 15, 2012
Publicly Traded Property Defined for Determining Issue Price of Debt Instruments
The IRS issued final regulations defining “publicly traded property” to determine the issue price of a debt instrument.
Published on September 13, 2012
AICPA Tax Policy and Tax Reform Materials
The AICPA has a longstanding tradition of advocating for sound tax policy. In that regard, the AICPA has developed four tax policy concept statements and published material on fundamental tax reform, as well as on reform of the social security system. In addition, the AICPA has submitted testimony and written
Published on December 05, 2013