AICPA Sends Senate Tax Reform Working Group Eight Recommendations to Simplify Retirement Plans
The AICPA submitted eight recommendations to the Senate Committee on Finance Tax Reform Working Group on Savings and Investment that would simplify employer-sponsored retirement plans and individual retirement accounts.
Published on March 27, 2015
AICPA Recommends Change to IRS Rules Governing Gift Cards
In a comment letter to the IRS, the AICPA recommended a modification to guidance that governs the treatment of retail gift cards when the issuance and redemption of a card is handled by financially unrelated entities.
Published on July 20, 2012
AICPA, CPA Canada Bring Consistency to Financial Advisory Services Across North America
Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) and the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) today announced an agreement that will enhance consistency in forensic and technology advisory services across North America by giving CPAs in both countries access to the same technical resources and credentials that signify advanced proficiency in
Published on February 21, 2014
AICPA Announces Settlement with KAPLI Inc.
The American Institute of CPAs has settled its copyright-infringement lawsuit against KAPLI Inc., a review course provider, over KAPLI’s alleged use of certain of AICPA’s Uniform CPA Examination questions and test items not previously made public.
Published on November 22, 2011
AICPA Council Votes to Offer Specialized Credentials Internationally
In response to growing demand, the governing council of the American Institute of CPAs today approved a measure allowing the Institute to offer its specialized credentials in forensics, business valuation, technology assurance and financial planning outside the United States.
Published on May 20, 2013
AICPA Tells House Subcommittee SBA Size Standards for Accounting Firms should be Increased above Amount Proposed by SBA
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants today told a U.S. House of Representatives Small Business subcommittee it should urge the U.S. Small Business Administration to increase its small business size standards for small business accounting firms to $25.5 million from the current $8.5 million. The SBA has proposed increasing
Published on May 05, 2011
Americans and their Families Need Simpler Tax Laws, AICPA Tells Congress
Revamp America’s “incomprehensible” tax laws, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants told the tax writing panel of the House of Representatives today.
Published on April 13, 2011
Education Tax Incentives Are Too Complicated, AICPA Tells Congress
In written testimony to the Senate Finance Committee, the AICPA states that the nation’s education tax credits and deductions are so confusing that most taxpayers cannot determine which provisions are best for them.
Published on August 13, 2012
AICPA, NASBA and Prometric Announce U.S. CPA Exam to be Administered in Brazil
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, and Prometric announced the international administration of the Uniform CPA Examination will be offered in Brazil, starting in February 2012.
Published on October 18, 2011
Small Business Health Insurance Tax Credit Not Seen as Incentive to Provide Employee Health Insurance, AICPA Tells Congr...
Most small employers did not view the small business health insurance tax credit as an incentive to provide health insurance coverage to their employees last year, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants told a congressional panel today
Published on November 15, 2011