Finding Qualified Job Candidates Getting Tougher
The institute polled 1,440 chief executive officers, CFOs, controllers and other CPAs for its latest survey.
Published on September 16, 2015
Landed Your First Job Tips for Managing Your Money
First jobs give you the opportunity to set yourself up for financial security.
Published on August 12, 2015
What Congress Didnt Do Before Summer Vacation
Melissa Labant, AICPA director of tax advocacy, is quoted regarding the due date change for partnership returns, which beginning in 2017 for the 2016 tax year will be due March 15 instead of April 15
Published on August 07, 2015
Committee Suggests New Rules for XBRL Filings
"There have been issues with XBRL in terms of the usability of the data,” said Ami Beers, AICPA senior technical manager.
Published on July 22, 2015
AICPA In The News
AICPA in the News features short summaries of AICPA programs, initiatives and spokespeople mentioned in print, broadcast and online media outlets. The summaries can be accessed at the links below and you can use the topic filter to refine the list further.
Published on July 07, 2015
AICPA Financial Literacy Survey Featured in New York Times
New AICPA research on financial literacy covered in New York Times article, citing AICPA's 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy Website.
Published on July 06, 2015
Plan Sponsors Have Fiduciary Duty to Hire Right Auditors
The AICPA weights in on the fiduciary responsibility of retirement plan sponsors to hire qualified and experience auditors.
Published on June 25, 2015
Most Smaller Companies Continue to Guard Cash AICPA Survey
Roughly 59% of the finance chiefs, controllers and financial decision makers surveyed last month by the American Institute of CPAs said they expect cash positions to hold steady.
Published on June 23, 2015
CPAs Cite Hiring, Retention As Most Pressing Issue
Recruitment was a key issue in the survey in the decade before 2007, but it wasn’t a strong emphasis during the recession as firms focused more on client retention.
Published on June 09, 2015
Employee benefit plan audit quality review a wake-up call for plan sponsors
Employee Benefit News (EBN) reported that a recent report from the Department of Labor’s Employee Benefit Security Administration should serve as a wake-up call.
Published on June 08, 2015
AICPA Survey Business Outlook Darkens
While a majority of respondents still express optimism about the U.S. economy, there has been a slide in sentiment from the first quarter.
Published on June 04, 2015
AICPA Debuts Not-for-Profit Section
The Not-for-Profit Section provides high-quality, timely information, tools and resources that are designed to improve the governance, financial reporting and tax reporting of not-for-profits.
Published on May 11, 2015
Most Americans want Not-for-Profit Organizations to have Better Financial Training
Nonprofit employment accounts for approximately 10 percent of total employment in the United States. So there are a significant number of individuals – CPAs and others – who we believe will welcome and benefit from the opportunity to earn a certificate for their important work.
Published on April 13, 2015
Financial strategies to cover an early or unexpected retirement
Goodman, a CPA/PFS, offered advice to people who may have had retirement thrust upon them earlier than planned.
Published on April 13, 2015
Personal Connection with Your Accountant is Key
The Fiscal Times article by Marine Cole, entitled “5 Signs It’s Time to Fire Your Accountant,” on March 24 describes important practices to follow when choosing a tax preparer and warnings about when it might be time to find someone new. Cari Weston, se
Published on March 26, 2015