Employee Benefits


The IRS issues final regulations related to the “minimum cost” requirement under IRC section 420, which governs the transfer of excess defined benefit pension plan assets to a retiree health account. The new rules, which apply to transfers occurring on or after December 18, 1999, have an effective date of June 19, 2001 ( ftp.fedworld.gov/pub/irs-regs/td8948.pdf ).


6 key areas of change for accountants and auditors

New accounting standards on revenue recognition, leases, and credit losses present implementation challenges. This independently-written report identifies the hurdles that accounting professionals face and provides tips for overcoming the challenges.


How tax reform will impact individual taxpayers

Amy Wang, a CPA who is a senior technical manager for tax advocacy at the AICPA, answers to some of the most common questions on how the new tax reform law will impact individual taxpayers.