Summary of AICPA Fall Council - October 19, 2010
A summary of October 19's activities at Fall Council 2010, including an update on the Pathways Commission, Gold Medal for Distinguished Service, legislative and tax update, resolution affirming blue ribbon panel recommendation and the election of Paul Stahlin as chair.
Published on May 02, 2014
AICPA.org and CGMA.org Were Not Affected by Heartbleed Bug
AICPA.org and CGMA.org were not affected by the Heartbleed bug a vulnerability that allows someone to access otherwise encrypted data, including passwords.
Published on April 11, 2014
AICPA Thought Leadership Video Series
A video thought leadership series with leaders in the CPA profession discussing the topics of "Valuation vs Value" and "Templosion."
Published on August 01, 2013
AICPA Launches New Career Website and Competition for Future CPAs
The AICPA has just launched a bold, exciting new career website specifically for college accounting students and CPA exam candidates. This Way to CPA is chock full of expert insights, latest information, invaluable resources and all the wisdom they need most to succeed.
Published on May 03, 2013
Cybersecurity Be Prepared for Modern Day IT Threats
Digital opportunities bring the potential for digital information threats. Make sure you are thoroughly versed in the latest developments on cybersecurity and industry best practices for deterring and combatting the viruses and scams that can confuse clients and customers and, in some extreme situations, ruin IT systems.
Published on April 23, 2013
AICPA Asks IRS to Fix Instructions on Real Estate Reporting
In a letter to the Internal Revenue Service, the AICPA urged the agency to issue clear guidance as to when a 1099 is truly necessary, citing potential confusion over the current instructions for Schedule E.
Published on February 08, 2013
Court Ruling on Preparer Registration and PTIN System
A recent court ruling in the IRS' preparer registration program may impact the ability of CPAs to obtain or renew PTINs, which are required.
Published on February 04, 2013
Alert Fraudulent Email Scam
The AICPA became aware of a fraudulent email phishing scam that was sent to numerous individuals, CPAs, non-CPAs and members of the general public incorporating an AICPA banner. The fraudulent email is not from the AICPA.
Published on December 07, 2012
Spotlight on the 2012 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments
The AICPA held the 2012 Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Dec. 3 to 5 in Washington, D.C. The conference featured speakers from the SEC, PCAOB, FASB and IASB, and covered topics from mandatory audit firm rotation to IFRS. This page includes conference highlights from news and social media.
Published on December 05, 2012
Winning over the Accountants
As XBRL continues to permeate the corridors of our financial system, who better to bring some clarity to the table than America’s accountants? This article was first published in XBRLglobal Vol. 1 Issue 2 – Aug 2010
Published on September 11, 2012
Tax Aspects of Donating a Car to Charity
Donating a car to charity is one of the best ways to get a chunk of money deducted from your client’s tax bill. It is also one of the more complicated issues faced by donors and charities alike. Read more in this interview with Jerry Love, CPA, PFS, ABV, CITP,
Published on August 09, 2012
SAS No. 70 Transformed
SAS No. 70, Service Organizations, is being replaced by two new standards. Get a brief overview of the project.
Published on March 09, 2012
Additional Clarified Statements on Auditing Standards Finalized
A summary of clarified SASs that have been issued by the ASB.
Published on November 08, 2011
AICPA Members Win iPad in Profile Update Giveaway
Two AICPA members won an iPad in the Profile Update Giveaway which ended March 31.
Published on June 07, 2011
U.S. Sweeping Financial Reform Act Has Implications Around the Globe
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act significantly changes the U.S. federal regulatory framework as it relates to many types of financial services companies, especially banks and other deposit-taking institutions, both foreign and domestic. While American companies and industries sort through the 2,300 pages of the Dodd-Frank Act
Published on April 06, 2011