Purcell Fills No. 2 Spot on Tax Committee


Thomas J. Purcell III, CPA, became the first educator selected as the tax executive committee’s vice-chairman. He is an associate professor of accounting and a professor of law at Creighton University, where he has been a faculty member since 1979. Those holding this post generally become chairman the following October.

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Will the Affordable Care Act be repealed?

The results of the 2016 presidential election are likely to have a big impact on federal tax policy in the coming years. Eddie Adkins, CPA, a partner in the Washington National Tax Office at Grant Thornton, discusses what parts of the ACA might survive the repeal of most of the law.

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Deflecting clients’ requests for defense and indemnity

Client requests for defense and indemnity by the CPA firm are on the rise. Requests for such clauses are unnecessary and unfair, and, in some cases, are unenforceable.