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    Tax Resource Library 

    Welcome to the AICPA’s Tax Resource Library, our main access point for tax information, guidance, resources, and practice aids specifically designed for the CPA tax practitioners. Our goal is to provide our members with the resources they need to elevate their practices, keep up with the ever changing tax law, stay current on trending issues and hot topics, and maintain the highest ethical standards. Resource pages are organized by primary tax service lines (e.g., planning or preparation) and practice areas (e.g., ethics or tax practice management).

    Throughout the Tax Resource Library, you can browse for content on a designated page or area using the predefined search filters on the left. Clicking on these filters will result in a list of search results based on the filter(s) you choose. You can even apply multiple filters to narrow your search! You can filter “By Topics” to see a list of resources and documents related to particular topic (e.g., ACA, Tangible Property) or filter “By Document Type” to find a particular type of resource (e.g., checklist, sample letter, or practice guide) regardless of topic.

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    Annual Compliance Kit

    Our comprehensive annual collection of resources (e.g., checklists, engagement letters, organizers, and practice guides) to assist with return preparation, review, and delivery.


    Busy Season Resource Page

    A dedicated resource page to serve as your one-stop-shop for resources, updates, and news you need during filing season. Bookmark this page and check back often for updates on anything that affects tax season operations and the preparation and filing of returns.

    Tax Practitioners Toolkit

    A rich array of resources and tools designed to enhance business development and client communication efforts and help members differentiate themselves in the market place.


    Featured Resources

    Tax Research Information & Tools

    Tax practitioners provide tax advice to clients on a continuing basis and should be familiar with the applicable standards for providing such advice. This resource page serves to help members understand the hierarchy of taxing authorities, effectively perform and document client research, and communicate findings to clients and other stakeholders by providing resources, articles, and links to relevant content. 

    Tax Ethics & Professional Standards

    This dedicated webpage offers guidance, tools, external resources, and current news to help CPA tax practitioners with ethics rules and interpretations. Here you will find some newly released ethics practice guides: Overview of the Federally Authorized Tax Practitioner — Client Privilege Under IRC Sec. 7525, Guidelines for Conflicts of Interest in the Performance of Federal Tax Services, and Due Diligence in Tax Services.

    Identity Theft Information and Tools

    Tax related identity theft is a growing epidemic. It is a problem for both the IRS and taxpayers. We have developed a special resource page dedicated to this issue. It combines guidance and developments with resources and practice aids to help you keep up with the latest developments, learn more about the underlying issues, and develop strategies to assist, advise and serve your clients.
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