Institute, State Societies Help Attack Victims


The AICPA and the 54 state societies are setting up an emergency financial resource—the CPAs in Support of America Fund, Inc.—to help CPAs, firms and others cope with the aftermath of the World Trade Center and Pentagon catastrophes. For information on this effort or on the AICPA Benevolent Fund, which helps members and their families in time of death- or illness-related financial difficulty, contact Dale Atherton at 201-938-3253 or visit the AICPA Web site ( www.aicpa.org ).

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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.

QUIZ

News quiz: IRS warning on cyberattacks and a change in pension rules

Once again, the IRS sounds the alarm about a threat from cyberthieves. See how much you know about this and other recent news with this short quiz.

CHECKLIST

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.