Want your voice heard in Washington? Start here

Hundreds of CPAs visited with lawmakers and congressional staff this week to advocate on four key issues for the profession. Here are tips on how to schedule a similar visit or get your voice heard from back home.

News quiz: Tax-related data breach explained

Taxpayers received more information about a data breach that affected about 100,000 people and shut down a tool used by parents and students applying for financial aid for college.

CAQ, investor groups seek to preserve SOX provision

In a letter, the Center for Audit Quality and two investor groups opposed a provision of a bill that would decrease the number of companies required to comply with the rules in Sarbanes-Oxley Act Section 404(b).


Keeping client information safe in an age of scams and security threats

A look at the Dirty Dozen tax scams and ways to protect taxpayer information.


More R&D tax help

"Can I use the R&D credit?" PATH Act enhancements make the credit more attractive to a wider range of taxpayers.


Learn to choose between ‘who’ and ‘whom’

Writers can stumble over who and whom (or whoever and whomever). If you write for business, this quiz can help make your copy above reproach.