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 ( ).


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.