The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) launched FinCEN Updates, a free e-mail subscription management service that CPAs and others can use to stay informed of news, rulemaking, advisories, enforcement actions and other developments at FinCEN. The service allows users to customize their updates to particular topics and to password-protect their accounts. To subscribe, go to http://service.govdelivery.com/service/multi_subscribe.html?code=USFINCEN .


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.