Lighting the fire: Strategies to fuel the future of learning

To address critical learning topics and ensure that the profession stays at the forefront of what’s ahead, the AICPA assembled the Task Force on the Future of Learning — a diverse group of thought leaders who represent public accounting, business, regulators, association leadership and education.

See the task force’s four major recommendations (PDF).

To find out how you can get involved, and to read the full report, visit the Future of Learning website at


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.