AICPA Statement on IRS Oversight and Tax Compliance
...tax compliance topics, including the alternative minimum tax, estate tax reform, the tax treatment of cell phones and personal digital assistants, the section 7216 regulations, penalty reform, the IRS e-file strategy, and
Published on May 07, 2009
AICPA Comment Letter on Fingerprinting 10-6-11
...on the proposed regulations regarding User Fees Relating to the Registered Tax Return Preparer Competency Examination and Fingerprinting Participants in the Preparer Tax Identification Number, Acceptance Agent and Authorized E-File Provider Programs (User Fee Regulations
Published on October 07, 2011
AICPA Comment Letter on Electronic Filing Requirements for Large Corporations and Exempt Organizations
...IRS on regulations regarding electronic filing requirements for large corporations and exempt organizations. The AICPA supports the IRS's goals for electronic tax administration but believes implementation of mandatory e-File will require significant process & technology changes. They recommend a delay in implementation of the regulations
Published on March 19, 2012
AICPA Asks for Options to Make E-Signatures Safer for Taxpayers
The CPA Advocate: October, 2014. Under updated IRS rules for certain electronic signatures on tax returns, either the tax preparer or software vendor must verify the taxpayer’s information with a vendor. The AICPA has some concerns.
Published on October 23, 2014
AICPA Confirms Digital Signatures Allowed for IRS Form 8879
The CPA Advocate: March, 2014. The AICPA questioned a missing reference to Form 8879 in key guidance, leading the IRS to add language clarifying that electronic signatures are now specifically allowed for the form.
Published on March 31, 2014
Wisconsin State Resources and Contact Information
Wisconsin state resources in the areas of accountancy, government, study, and taxes.
Published on August 21, 2014
Montana State Resources and Contact Information
Montana state resources in the areas of accountancy, government, study, and taxes.
Published on October 07, 2014
New York State Resources and Contact Information
New York state resources in the areas of accountancy, government, study, and taxes.
Published on August 20, 2014
AICPA Sends Its AICPA Statement on Taxpayer Rights to Ways and Means
In this letter to the House Ways and Means Subcommittee, the AICPA provided comments on five tax administration legislative proposals: (1) an April 30 due date for electronically filed returns; (2) low income tax clinics; (3) penalties and interest; (4) the collection process; and (5) a better means of communicating
Published on March 12, 2012
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