Outstanding Educator Award

William R. Kinney received the AICPA’s Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award. The award recognizes annually one college accounting professor for excellence in teaching and national prominence in the profession. Kinney holds the Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Regents Chair in Business and PricewaterhouseCoopers Auditing Fellowship at the University of Texas at Austin. AICPA Board Chairman James Castellano presented the trophy to Kinney at the spring council meeting in Savannah, Georgia.


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.