Tax Section News - 2017 Archives

January 2017 Tax Section News

Provides updates on tax and political activity in Washington, tips to thrive during tax season, important due diligence reminders, and other guidance on topics such as identity theft and tax return due dates. Highlights:

February 2017 Tax Section News

Discusses Executive Orders and their impacts and provides important tax season reminders, such as information on e-Services, delayed refunds, and the de minimis safe harbor for information returns. Highlights:

March 2017 Tax Section News

Get ideas on planning a much deserved post-tax season getaway as well as updates on passport revocations due to delinquent tax debts, household employee responsibilities, and driver's license requirements for state tax returns. Highlights:

April 2017 Tax Section News

Provides updates on the latest in tax reform, a new electronic IRS correspondence option, new IRS collection financial standards, and ITIN service options. Highlights:

May 2017 Tax Section News

Features this month include conservation easement disclosure, IRS field audit FAQs, and an update to the AICPA Guiding Principles of Good Tax Policy. Highlights:

June 2017 Tax Section News

Read the latest on the future of tax technology from the Letter from the Director as well as the latest on PTINs and simplified portability election guidance. 

July 2017 Tax Section News

Read about the latest issues facing practitioners in the Letter from the Chair of the AICPA Tax Executive Committee as well as updates on disaster relief policy changes and Sec. 7345 passport legislation. Highlights:

August 2017 Tax Section News

Get the latest updates on the AICPA advocacy efforts: tax reform, improved IRS service, and the partnership audit regime; C corporation extended due dates, tax identity theft upticks for businesses, and tax software survey results. 

September 2017 Tax Section News

Technology can help us learn new things, and it also affects how we safeguard our client’s information as well as making considerations for data breach prevention. This month’s issue focuses on this as well topics on disaster relief information, penalty relief for late-filed partnership returns, tax reform, the MTC amnesty program, and expiring ITINs. Highlights:

October 2017 Tax Section News

The life of CPA can be scary. We asked CPAs to share their most frightful tales in this issue along with other practitioner concerns such as power of attorney update, the withdrawal of Sec. 2704 proposed regulations, and expiring tax provisions. Highlights:

November 2017 Tax Section News

Hear from the chair of the Tax Executive Committee about potential tax reform, AICPA’s involvement in needed change, and the future of our profession. Also highlighted this month is HRA for small businesses, Annual Compliance Kit, reasonable compensation guide, and year-end planning tools. Highlights:

December 2017 Tax Section News

As the year wraps up, we look ahead to 2018 and what issues are in the horizon. Features this month include tax reform updates, e-Services, tax season resources, vehicle policy and income inclusion guide, and state nexus guide. Highlights:

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