Maiman Chosen to Head AICPA Communications

The Institute promoted Janice Maiman in July to the recently established position of vice-president for strategic/member communications. She will be responsible for ensuring that member, state society, executive and internal communications satisfy the members’ need for timely, clear and meaningful information on important issues. Maiman began her career at the Institute in 1988, becoming a director in public relations/communications in 1995.


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.