Minority Initiatives Committee Seeks Past Scholarship Recipients

The AICPA Minority Initiatives Committee is seeking past recipients of the AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students. Next year marks the 40th anniversary of the AICPA minority scholarship program. The AICPA would like to recognize former recipients as part of the anniversary celebration. The committee is searching for recipients from the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s. If you are a former scholarship winner, or know someone who is, contact Elizabeth DeBragga at edebragga@aicpa.org or 919-402-4931 by Nov. 28.


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.