Professional Issues

The AICPA develops a practice guide to assist members in observing FTC and SEC privacy and disclosure requirements established by the Graham-Leach-Bliley Act ( ).

The SBA presents outstanding entrepreneurship awards to two CPAs—David A. Cottrell of Anchorage, Alaska, and Margaret A. Johnsson of Chicago—recognized for their personal achievements and contributions to the nation’s economy ( ).


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.