Videos Earn Top Honors

Two video productions created by the AICPA’s multimedia group recently were recognized for excellence by the Aurora Awards, a competition for independent film and video producers.

The group’s opening video for the 1999 AICPA fall Council meeting, titled “Welcome to the New Millennium,” won platinum and best in show awards for its depiction of changing perspectives and perceptions that have contributed to a new image of CPAs.

Another of the group’s videos, “AICPA Top Ten Technologies 2000 Highlights”—a review of the latest technological trends affecting CPAs—was awarded a gold medal.


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.