JofA iPad app recognized for editorial excellence

The Journal of Accountancy News App for iPad was a winner in Folio: magazine’s 2012 Eddie & Ozzie Awards, the largest competition in magazine publishing. The JofA’s app, which launched in June 2012, received a silver Eddie award, which recognizes editorial excellence, in the Best App, B-to-B category.

The app features news from the JofA, AICPA feeds, and CPA Letter Daily; the latest issue of the JofA; videos; an article search function; and a library to store and easily download past issues. The app was developed by the JofA and CPA2Biz Inc., the technology subsidiary of the AICPA.

The app is free and available only to AICPA members. To find out more and download the app, visit


Year-end tax planning and what’s new for 2016

Practitioners need to consider several tax planning opportunities to review with their clients before the end of the year. This report offers strategies for individuals and businesses, as well as recent federal tax law changes affecting this year’s tax returns.


News quiz: Retirement planning, tax practice, and fraud risk

Recent reports focused on a survey that gauges the worries about retirement among CPA financial planners’ clients, a suit that affects tax practitioners, and a guide that offers advice on fraud risk. See how much you know with this short quiz.


Bolster your data defenses

As you weather the dog days of summer, it’s a good time to make sure your cybersecurity structure can stand up to the heat of external and internal threats. Here are six steps to help shore up your systems.