AICPA Chairman Speaks at NASBA Annual Meeting
AICPA Chairman Bill Balhoff, CPA, CGMA, CFF told attendees that working together and with others NASBA and the AICPA have helped advance the accounting profession while protecting the public interest
Published on November 26, 2013
CPA Governmental Employees Hear from AICPA Chairman at Conference
...the audience in August for the kick-off presentation at the AICPA National Governmental Accounting and Auditing Update in Washington, D.C. by AICPA Chairman Bill Balhoff, CPA, CGMA, CFF were federal, state or local government employees. His
Published on September 25, 2014
AICPA First Stakeholder Group to Meet with New IRS Commissioner
The CPA Advocate: March, 2014. AICPA Chairman William E. Balhoff, CPA, CGMA, CFF, AICPA President and CEO Barry C. Melancon, CPA, CGMA, Jeffrey A. Porter, CPA and others met with IRS Commissioner John Koskinen in March
Published on March 31, 2014
Take Action Legislation Affecting ESOP Appraisers
The AICPA urges FVS section members to seek congressional support of legislation to fix DOL fiduciary proposal on ESOP appraisers S. 273/HR 2041.
Published on September 18, 2013
IRSs Proposed Voluntary Program for Tax Preparers is Unlawful and Improper, Says AICPA
The CPA Advocate: June, 2014. The AICPA letter expressed strong concern that the IRS's proposed voluntary certification program for tax return preparers “would cause significant legal problems that may ultimately frustrate the IRS’s goals, confuse the public, and lead to litigation.”
Published on June 24, 2014
Department of Labor Reportedly Drops Valuation from Fiduciary Rule
The CPA Advocate: February 25, 2015. The AICPA believes DOL’s decision to remove appraisers of employee stock ownership plans from its rule on the definition of a fiduciary is a positive outcome. The rule was first proposed in 2010, was withdrawn in 2011 and is expected to be reissued soon.
Published on February 24, 2015
AICPA Supports Senator Ayottes Bill Exempting Valuation Specialists from Fiduciary Status
The CPA Advocate: August, 2012. The AICPA believes that appraisers of employee stock ownership plans should not be considered fiduciaries under ERISA and recently sent a letter to Senators asking for them to cosponsor S. 1232, a bill that would exempt valuation specialists from that status.
Published on August 15, 2012
AICPA Files Suit Challenging Voluntary Program for Tax Return Preparers
The CPA Advocate: July, 2014. The July 15 suit charges the IRS’s new rule regulating tax return preparers is an unlawful exercise of government power.
Published on July 30, 2014