Farber Earns Top Tax Honors

The 2005 Arthur J. Dixon Memorial Award, the profession’s highest recognition for achievement in the area of taxation, was presented to Paul Farber, CPA) by Jeffrey R. Hoops, CPA, vice-chair of the tax executive committee, at the AICPA National Conference on Federal Taxes held in Washington, D.C. Farber, an attorney and principal of Eisner LLP, has practiced in international taxation for more than four decades and served as an AICPA volunteer and leader for 32 years on the Tax Executive, Tax Policy and Tax Simplification committees, the Taxation of Foreign Source Income, Financial Services Industry Taxation, Taxation of Partnerships, Tax Accounting, Taxation of Special Entities & Industries subcommittees and the Consolidated Returns and Earnings and Profits task forces.


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.