AICPA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center
The Association, the global voice of the American Institute of CPAs and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, is taking the Coronavirus (COVID-19) very seriously. We are continually monitoring the virus’ impact on our members, staff, exam candidates, students and the profession.
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Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act news and resources
- AICPA Statement on CPAs as Agents for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) applications
- U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program resources for CPAs
- Recovery rebate payments to be issued within 3 weeks
- Applications for small business Paycheck Protection Program open April 3
- CARES Act and Families First Coronavirus Response Act Summary
- CARES Act Stimulus Calculator
- CARES Act tax provisions
Virtual learning opportunities
Navigating change: Tax implications of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
April 2, 3-4pm ET | April 7, 1-2pm ET
Free CPE for members: 1
Tax Implications of The Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act
April 3, 1-2pm ET | April 9, 1-2pm ET
Free CPE for members: 1
Conducting Remote Audits in Uncertain Times
April 10, 11-12pm ET
Free CPE Credit: 1
Understanding Market Implications and Bringing Calm Amid Chaos
April 6, 1-2:15pm ET | April 13, 1-2:15pm ET
Free CPE credit: 1.5
COVID-19: Business Planning and Impacts
April 2, 1-2pm ET
Free CPE credit: 1
A Message from our CEO
Hear an update from Barry Melancon, CPA, CGMA, on the $2.2 Trillion Stimulus Package and Payroll Protection Program.
AICPA State Tax Filing Relief Chart for Coronavirus
States are providing tax filing relief for individuals and businesses. Check out the latest developments on state tax filings related to coronavirus.
State Action and Accounting as “Essential Business"
All states and territories are advised to follow CDC guidelines in conjunction with Federal emergency and disaster declarations.
Latest topical COVID-19 resources
COVID-19 video playlist
Coronavirus news and updates
Five steps for business continuity amid COVID-19
Amid the uncertainty, the finance function can create value and elevate its role as a strategic business partner.
Coronavirus: Prepare your clients and protect your practice
Steps that practitioners can take to best position clients to handle the challenges associated with the coronavirus or any unforeseen extraordinary event.
10 ways to stay social at a distance
While staying home and practicing social distancing are critical to reducing the spread of the virus, it’s also important to take care of your mental health.
We’re gathering the latest news stories along with relevant columns, tips, podcasts, and videos from the Journal of Accountancy and FM, along with curated items from our archives to help with uncertainty and disruption.
Advocacy and Tax Relief
AICPA Urges Treasury, IRS to Act Immediately to Provide Broader Tax Filing and Payment Relief
The AICPA is urging Treasury and the IRS to provide broader tax filing and payment relief for taxpayers affected by the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in a letter released today.
AICPA-led Coalition Urges Expedited Small Business Funding Via Payroll Processors
A coalition made up of the AICPA, Paychex, Intuit and the IFA say speedy relief for small businesses is required to prevent layoffs due to the coronavirus pandemic.
AICPA Thanks Senator Thune and Other Congressional Members for Successful Push on April 15 Tax Filing Extension
AICPA thanks Sen. Thune for his leadership on a bipartisan congressional effort to extend the tax filing deadline and the other senators who voiced their support.
AICPA Thanks Dept. of Treasury and IRS For April 15 Tax Filing Extension and Expresses Gratitude for Member and State CPA Society Outreach
AICPA also thanked the thousands of members and state CPA societies who called on their legislative representatives and Treasury to demand immediate tax filing relief. Barry Melancon encouraged CPA firms and other tax professionals to file refund returns as quickly and as safely as possible.
AICPA CEO Barry Melancon Says IRS Must Provide Immediate Tax Filing Relief, Expresses Strong Concern About Treasury Department Decisions
AICPA's CEO, Barry Melancon, responded to the Treasury’s recent statement on tax payment relief and called for immediate action.
Update on upcoming live learning and events
If you find that you are impacted by COVID-19, whether medically or by direct loss of income, be informed of the AICPA member benefits that are available to you.