Up-to-the-Minute Tax Education

Confused about the IRS Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998? Get the following products:

  • The AICPA Experts' Taxpayer Confidentiality Privilege Videocourse. This panel discussion includes Gerald Padwe, AICPA vice-president—taxation; and Michael Mares, chairman of the tax executive committee. The two-hour tape covers the issues and possible problems now that CPAs have confidentiality privileges formerly limited to lawyers (183500JA, $89; recommended CPE credit: 4 hours).

  • Getting the IRS Off Your Client's Back. This has been updated to reflect the act and includes strategies and tactics to help you help your client. Available either as a text (735860JA, $119) or CD-ROM (738100JA, $129; recommended CPE credit for either: 8 hours).

  • Annual Tax Update. Also updated to include the act, this text covers other recent legislation and case law (736062JA, $119; recommended CPE credit: 8 hours).

To order these products, call the AICPA at 888-777-7077.


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.