Accounting Partnership Retirement Practices
In recent years, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) staff have been investigating and considering litigation against accounting firms organized as partnerships with a goal of requiring firm partners to be treated as “employees” for purposes of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). The AICPA has written the EEOC asking
Published on March 20, 2015
AICPA to Congress Its Time for Civil Tax Penalty Reform
The CPA Advocate: April, 2013. The AICPA sent Congress legislative proposals to reform civil tax penalties so that they are clearer and fairer and, consequently, do a better job of encouraging voluntary compliance.
Published on April 30, 2013
AICPA Chair Speaks at NASBA Annual Meeting
The CPA Advocate: November, 2014. Tommye Barie, CPA, chair of the AICPA for 2014-2015, was a guest speaker at the 2014 NASBA annual meeting. Her presentation focused on how the AICPA and NASBA successfully work together to advance the interests of the accountancy profession.
Published on November 20, 2014
AICPA Welcomes Congressional Effort to Enhance Funding and Independence of Federal Governments Accounting Standard-Sette...
The CPA Advocate: June, 2014. H.R. 4678, introduced by U.S. Representatives James Renacci (R-Ohio) and John Carney (D-Del), would create a sustainable funding mechanism for FASAB.
Published on June 24, 2014
AICPA Suggests Refining Tax Return Preparer Registration Proposal
In this letter to Congress, the AICPA provides comments on the legislative proposal requiring the registration of federal income tax return preparers.
Published on March 12, 2012
AICPA Proposes Fiscal Year Flexibility for Emerging Small Businesses
This is AICPA's statement in support of allowing small businesses the flexibility to adopt any fiscal year end from April through November for tax purposes, as proposed in the Small Business Tax Flexibility Act of 2003 (H.R. 3225) for the record of the Subcommittee's September 23, 2004, hearing.
Published on May 20, 2013
AICPA Suggests Solutions for Tax Identity Theft and Tax Fraud at Senate Finance Committee Hearing Reports on Difficult T...
The CPA Advocate: April, 2013. The AICPA testified before the Senate Finance Committee about tax identity theft, tax fraud and tax reform on April 16, 2013.
Published on April 30, 2013
AICPA Evaluates the International Tax Aspects of the American Competitiveness and Corporate Accountability Act
AICPA writes to the Congress evaluating the international tax aspects of the proposed H.R. 5095, American Competitiveness and Corporate Accountability Act.
Published on June 21, 2005
AICPA Summarizes IRS Strengths and Weakness for the Oversight Board
In a testimony before the IRS Oversight Board, the AICPA provided comments on: (1) the future direction of electronic tax administration, (2) enforcement challenges, (3) effective collection strategies, and (4) workforce empowerment.
Published on September 10, 2012