Standards and Ethics
This page covers professional standards and ethics in tax practice, including external regulations and tax ethics issues and resources
Published on February 19, 2013
International Tax Resources
This section covers international taxation issues and contains professional standards and ethics, legislation, regulation, and administration, tools and aids, and useful website links
Published on March 06, 2014
Exempt Organizations Taxation Resources
Information regarding taxation issues for tax exempt organizations and includes professional standards and ethics; tools and aids; and useful website links
Published on March 07, 2014
FSA Certification Letter Guidance
The FSA requested "certification" letters from various participants that had applied for farm subsidies. The FSA and the AICPA came to a resolution on an agreed upon statement letter that CPAs could provide the FSA. We encourage all other alternatives be exhausted before a member decides to sign-off on the
Published on April 22, 2013
AICPA Provides Guidance on FSA Certification Letters
Tthe AICPA has worked with the FSA to create a certification letter CPAs can use when their clients are asked to certify income and is providing its members with sample engagement and disclosure letters to be used in connection with providing a certification letter for clients.
Published on August 27, 2012
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
August 24, 2012 Tax E-Alert Guidance on FSA Certification Letters, Model Legislation for Independent State Tax Tribunals...
In this issue Guidance on FSA Certification Letters, Form 990 and Instructions, Model Legislation, Portability, New Form 706, Mobile Workforce Legislation Introduced , Help Your Clients Prepare for Life’s Most Important Moments, More Estate Tax Resources Available for Members, Tools for Proactive Planning for 2013, Cancellation of Debt Flowchart to Help
Published on August 27, 2012
March 25, 2011 Tax E-Alert Join a Tax Section Technical Resource Panel or Committee
This newsletter contains information regarding: FAQs on PTIN Registration Process, Carried Interest, Schedule UTP, Mailing Tax Returns to IRS Using a Private Delivery Service, Form 709 and Instructions, Practitioner Responsibilities Regarding Foreign Financial Accounts.
Published on February 28, 2012
June 6, 2012 Tax E-Alert Top News, Tools & Resources and Announcements & Events (New Tax Section Webinar Series)
In this issue: AICPA Working on a Resolution for FSA Letter Requesting CPA Certification, Hiring Veterans Can Provide Significant Tax Credits to Employers, 2011 FBARs Must Be Received by June 29, 2012, Are Your Clients Happy with You, Get More Value From the Time Your Firm Spends on Tax Checklists!
Published on September 14, 2012
New ITIN Procedures Issued for 2013 Filing Season
The IRS promised issued new ITIN procedures for the 2013 filing season.
Published on November 30, 2012