IRS Changes Home Page

The IRS has announced that over the next few months it will change its home page, the Digital Daily, at to a more contemporary-looking portal page. The service expects the improvements will give visitors quicker and easier access to tax information.

The revamped site will reflect the modernized IRS and its division into segments representing the different types of taxpayers and tax professionals. Additionally, it will provide quick links to current news and general information. The IRS said the portal-type Web page will not cause any disruption in service and that features such as Forms & Publications, Electronic Filing and Taxpayer Help will remain available.


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.