Antifraud Sponsors Sought


The Institute for Fraud Prevention (IFP), a consortium of organizations and companies that was cofounded by the AICPA, is offering academic grants for the study of various aspects of fraud. The IFP aims to improve the ability of businesses and governments to fight fraud and to educate the public on recognizing and preventing it. Organizations that are interested in sponsoring the IFP’s work should contact John Morrow, AICPA vice-president of new finance, at jmorrow@aicpa.org or visit the AICPA Antifraud and Corporate Responsibility Resource Center online at http://antifraud.aicpa.org/ .

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IRS sets start date for tax season

The IRS announced that tax season will start in late January and that it will issue refunds to taxpayers despite the partial shutdown of the federal government.

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Why CPAs can’t wait on automation tools

What do accounting firms waiting on others to develop AI, automation, and data analytics tools have in common with a baseball fan sitting in a stadium filling with water at an exponential rate? The answer could determine your firm’s fate.