Frequency of the CPA Letter to Increase; Full Edition Goes Online

JAccountemps and the AICPA are offering two scholarships to promote undergraduate study of accounting. In August a committee of representatives from both organizations will award $2,500 in tuition assistance to each recipient on the basis of his or her academic achievement, leadership skills and career interests. Applications and information can be obtained by calling the AICPA at 212-596-6224; a brief description of the program is available at .


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.