Office of Strategy Management Gets New Director

Karin Wiberg is the new director of the Office of Strategy Management for the AICPA.

She will manage strategic planning processes and monitor organizational performance to help the Institute adapt to changes in the CPA profession while achieving its objectives.

Prior to joining the AICPA, Wiberg was strategic planning director for the Principal Financial Group.

She has been a guest lecturer on strategic planning at Drake University and has served as a panelist for the Iowa Commission on the Status of Women’s “Show Me the Money” workshop.


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.