The “Roth IRA Conversion Quiz” in the August 2010 issue contained an incorrect answer to Question 10: “The original owner of a Roth IRA can always choose to take the money out, but is never required to.” The correct answer is “True.”


  The July 2010 article “Charitable Planning” contained an error. In the paragraph about uncertainty surrounding the IRS’ position on balloon IPCLATs (increasing payment charitable lead annuity trusts), the text should have said, “Should the annual growth of the annuity be limited to 20% like GRATs (grantor retained annuity trusts)?”



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.