Sponsored reports from the Journal of Accountancy

Throughout the year, the Journal of Accountancy publishes sponsored reports that offer readers a deep dive on a specific topic. Download the report today or check back in during the publishing month to stay updated. To advertise in these lead generation reports, email adsales@aicpa.org.

January: How the election may affect taxation of business income

Sponsored by SmartVault Corporation

This report summarizes recent proposals to reform the U.S. business income tax system and considers the path to enactment of any such legislation.

March: Revenue recognition

Sponsored by Thomson Reuters and Workiva

This report provides commentary that financial statement preparers can use as they implement the standard. Learn how to make significant accounting judgments and document them; collaborate with peers for consistent application; make appropriate disclosures; and communicate information related to implementation throughout your organization.

May: Keeping client information safe in an age of scams and security threats

Sponsored by Bloomberg BNA, PresentationFolders.com, Sage, Thomson Reuters

This report aims to evaluate the potential risks tax preparers will face during the next busy season. Learn how to combat widespread phishing schemes, guard against phone scams by ferreting out scammers, and securing and protecting your personal and financial data.

June: Cybersecurity threats proliferating for midsize and smaller businesses

Sponsored by AccountantsWorld, CPA Charge, OfficeTools, Drake Software, Cornell College of Business

A 2016 study revealed that fifty-five percent of small and midsized businesses experienced a cyberattack. This report details how SMBs can properly protect private information from breaches, design and implement a cybersecurity policy, and create safeguards for training and education.

September: CPEOs provide peace of mind around payroll services

Sponsored by Bloomberg BNA, AccountantsWorld, Paychex and ADP

The creation of these new IRS-certified service providers for small businesses clarifies some issues around traditional professional employer organizations. Learn more about typical terms, advantages and tax issues around CPEOs to help you decide if this is a good option for you or your clients.

October: Get your clients ready for tax season

Sponsored by Bloomberg BNA, Sage Accountant Solutions, Presentationfolders.com, Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

With the extended 2017 tax filing season drawing to a close, now is the time to get your practice and your clients ready for the 2018 season. This independently written report includes tips for advising clients, developing a year-end communication plan, expired provisions and more.

SPONSORED REPORT

Why cybercriminals are targeting CPAs

This free report expands on the most commonly found scams, why education and specialized IT knowledge help to lessen security vulnerabilities, and why every firm should plan carefully for how it would respond to a breach.

PODCAST

How tax reform — and Excel — are changing the CPA Exam

Mike Decker, the vice president of examinations at the AICPA, discusses changes being made to the exam as a result of tax reform — and about how Excel will now be available for use on the test.