Fewer Types of Retirement Plans and Simpler Rules would Help Small Business Owners, AICPA Tells Congress
Congress should consolidate and simplify the types of tax-favored retirement plans now available to small business owners in order to minimize the cost and administrative burden imposed by the plans, the American Institute of CPAs...
Published on October 15, 2013
Rebuilding Your Financial Life CPAs Offer Tips for Those Affected by Hurricane Sandy
As East Coast residents and businesses begin recovering from the effects of Hurricane Sandy, CPAs are available to answer tax and personal finance questions they might face as they begin to rebuild their lives. Here’s a sampling of questions and answers typical after devastating storms
Published on October 31, 2012
University of Portland Team Wins 2013 AICPA Accounting Competition
A team from the University of Portland was named champions of the American Institute of CPAs’ 2013 Accounting Competition, winning the $10,000 award to be split among them.
Published on January 09, 2014
AICPA Tax Chair Urges Senate to Approve Automatic Tax Relief for Victims of Natural Disasters
“Our current system provides inconsistent tax relief,” Lewis testified at a hearing of the Senate Finance Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight. “In the past, Congress has considered each disaster as an isolated event and restricted any special tax relief to the individual event.”
Published on November 18, 2014
Students from The University of Portland Triumph in 2013 AICPA Accounting Competition
The American Institute of CPAs named students from The University of Portland champions of the 2013 AICPA Accounting Competition and recipients of the $10,000 award, to be split among the team members.
Published on December 23, 2013
AICPA Enhances Washington Advocacy, Expands Congressional and Political Affairs Team
AICPA announced that it has significantly increased its federal government affairs capabilities with the hiring of Kate Schmucker, director of congressional and political affairs, and Brady King, director of congressional and political affairs, in its Washington office
Published on May 02, 2012
New AICPA.org Website Debuts
The AICPA today launched its new AICPA.org website (www.aicpa.org). Comprehensive and user friendly, the site was developed to provide members with an easier-to-navigate online resource to meet their intensive information needs.
Published on May 10, 2010
AICPA Recommends IRS Allow Small Businesses to File Electronically the Form Electing S Corporation Status
Small businesses should be able to file electronically with the IRS the form used to elect S corporation status, so that “taxpayers would have immediate, verifiable assurance of S election status through the e-Services program” the AICPA told the IRS in a May 5 comment letter.
Published on May 10, 2011
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
AICPA Voices Deep Concerns about Voluntary Program Proposed by IRS To Regulate Tax Return Preparers
The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) expressed its opposition today to a voluntary tax return preparer regulation program that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is planning in a letter to IRS Commissioner John Koskinen. The IRS was blocked from implementing a mandatory regulation program by court decisions in Loving v.
Published on May 21, 2014