Institute Seeks Top Achievers in Accounting Education

To recognize accounting educators for excellence in teaching and national prominence in the profession, the AICPA asks state societies and others for nominations for the 2003 AICPA Distinguished Achievement Award in Accounting Education. They are due February 1. Candidates must be current full-time educators at, or recently retired from, a postsecondary educational institution; distinguished for excellence in classroom instruction; involved in curriculum development; and must contribute to the accounting profession and exemplify the CPA Vision philosophy. This AICPA Web site ( ) contains additional information about the award.


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.