Risk Management

On October 19 and November 16, 2006, the AICPA will offer free Infocasts presented by specialists who have authored titles in the Institute’s series of Management Accounting Guidelines (MAGs). Business Continuity Management will be the subject of the October 19 Infocast presented by author Eric Krell. The November 16 Infocast will feature Marc Epstein and Tamara Bekefi presenting an overview of their guideline, Integrating Social and Political Risk into Business Decisions. AICPA Vice-President of New Finance John Morrow will moderate each of these Web-based sessions. Each presentation will include a live question-and-answer session; CPE credit is available for a nominal fee, and a 50% discount is being offered on the corresponding MAGs. More information is available at www.cpa2biz.com .


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.