AICPA Wins Software Award

The Institute’s internal audit and quality assurance staff won top honors this summer for a unique software application in the second annual ACL User Challenge. The international competition recognizes innovative applications of ACL’s audit and data-analysis software.

The AICPA group developed a fully automated decision support system that permits the organization to continuously monitor and analyze data from more than 20 databases.

ACL LTD., a privately held company based in Vancouver, Canada, is an international audit software and technology company.


Year-end tax planning strategies

Practitioners should consider the timing of income and deductions, avoiding the net investment income tax, donating to charity, and planning for retirement.


Effortless payroll service offerings

In this special focus report, experts explain how payroll providers can help CPAs help their clients. Sponsored by Paychex, Intuit, SurePayroll, ADP, BenefitMall and AccountantsWorld.


Return due dates changed in highway funding bill

The federal highway funding extension bill signed into law on July 31 contains several tax provisions, including changing the due dates for partnership, S corporation, and corporate tax returns.