Kess Cited for Service to the Profession

The AICPA bestowed its 2003 Special Recognition Award on Sidney Kess, CPA, an accounting educator and former partner of KPMG LLP for his contributions to the betterment of continuing professional education. Over the course of a 40-year career, he lectured before more than 700,000 practitioners and others and wrote or cowrote 25 books on tax-related subjects. Working with the AICPA, Kess edited several professional newsletters, developed a series of CPE video courses and created—and also continues to moderate—the Institute’s annual conference on tax strategies for high-income individuals. The award recognizes members who have contributed to the success of a particular AICPA project or initiative that benefits the profession


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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.