Privacy


The AICPA introduced educational resources designed to improve CPAs’ ability to help their clients and employers manage privacy-related risks. Understanding and Implementing Privacy Services: A CPA’s Resource (paperback with CD-ROM, product no. 056509JA) and “Privacy Issues for Business: Whose Information Is It Anyway?” (CD-ROM, no. 780005HSJA) are available at www.cpa2biz.com . A related JofA article, “E-Mail and the Law” ( www.aicpa.org/pubs/jofa/aug2004/leizerov.htm ), appeared in August 2004.

SPONSORED REPORT

Keeping client information safe in an age of scams and security threats

A look at the Dirty Dozen tax scams and ways to protect taxpayer information.

TECHNOLOGY Q&A

How to create maps in Excel 2016

Microsoft Excel 2016 has two new mapping capabilities. J. Carlton Collins, CPA, demonstrates how to make masterful 2D and 3D maps in Excel 2016.

QUIZ

News quiz: IRS enforcement, a hot job, and audit value

The IRS’s 2016 Data Book, a “hot job” of particular interest at this time of year, and insight into how executive and audit committees view the insights from financial statement audits received attention recently. See how much you know with this short quiz.