Academic Recognized for Achievement in Accounting Education

Dan S. Deines, CPA, Ph.D., received the Institute’s 2007 Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award at the AICPA spring council meeting.

AICPA Chair Jimmy Williamson presented the award.

Deines, the Ralph Crouch KPMG Chair in Accounting at Kansas State University, also recently received a grant from the Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants to develop a high school Pre-Advanced Placement accounting course. He is a member of the AICPA’s Accounting Scholars Leadership Task Force and its Task Force on High School Accounting Curriculum Revision.


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.