AICPA launches online community for young CPAs

The AICPA launched the Young CPA Network online community to help young CPAs establish connections with their peers, exchange ideas, and grow their careers.

Hosted on, the community features content designed to empower and guide young CPAs along their professional journey. It allows AICPA members who have passed the Uniform CPA Examination and are ages 22–36 to create customized profiles and interact with their peers. To access the online community, visit and register.


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.