State Societies

The New Hampshire Society of CPAs was awarded a Proclamation in Financial Literacy from Gov. John Lynch for teaching financial literacy in high schools.

The Virginia Society of CPAs received the inaugural Commonwealth Community Service Award for its community outreach program, “Financial Fitness—Improving the Financial Health of Virginians” (

The North Carolina Association of CPAs created a new financial literacy initiative through its Young CPA Gulf Coast Service Camp. This effort will give young CPAs an opportunity to help individuals, small business owners and students, who have been affected by Hurricane Katrina. For more information, go to


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.