Rosen Wins Top Tax Award

At the AICPA National Conference on Federal Taxes held in Washington, D.C., Robert M. Rosen, CPA, received from Thomas J. Purcell III, CPA, chairman of the tax executive committee, the 2004 Arthur J. Dixon Memorial Award, the profession’s highest recognition for achievement in the area of taxation. Rosen is a retired partner of Ernst & Young, where—as a national director of tax education and also of quality control—he specialized in consolidated returns. His extensive record of AICPA service and leadership includes chairmanship of several tax-related committees and task forces and many years as co-editor of the Tax Clinic column in The Tax Adviser. The annual award honors CPAs for outstanding service to the tax profession and the AICPA tax division.


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.