Nominate an Outstanding CPA in Government

The AICPA is seeking nominations for the 2010 Outstanding CPA in Government Award. The award recognizes the achievements of individual CPAs employed in government and promotes the CPA designation as the premier professional credential for accounting, auditing, and finance professionals in government.


Nominations for the annual award can be submitted until May 14 by state societies, members at large, federal, state or local government agencies, or other professional associations. Visit to learn more about the award and access the nomination form.



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.