AICPA Names New Director

Dennis R. Reigle will become the Institute’s director of academic and career development in January 2007 in its Durham, N.C., office. In this role, he will lead the AICPA’s academic outreach and student recruitment initiatives, the AICPA Foundation, and diversity, work/life and women’s initiatives. Reigle succeeds Bea Sanders, who in January will join KPMG LLP as national director of faculty relations.

A managing partner at Arthur Andersen LLP before taking early retirement in 2001, Reigle was responsible for Andersen’s human resources, recruiting and university relations for more than a decade. He is a former member of the AICPA Academic and Career Development Executive Committee and was vice-president, practice, of the American Accounting Association. He also is a past president of Beta Alpha Psi, the honors organization for business information professionals. He currently coaches MBA program students at Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg School of Management.


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.