Professional Issues


The AICPA develops a practice guide to assist members in observing FTC and SEC privacy and disclosure requirements established by the Graham-Leach-Bliley Act ( http://ftp.aicpa.org/public/download/news/ftc.doc ).

The SBA presents outstanding entrepreneurship awards to two CPAs—David A. Cottrell of Anchorage, Alaska, and Margaret A. Johnsson of Chicago—recognized for their personal achievements and contributions to the nation’s economy ( smallbusinesssuccess.sba.gov/ ).

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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.

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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.