Professional Issues


The AICPA, under the leadership of immediate past Chair Leslie Murphy, launched the Young CPA Network, to address the needs of professionals early in their careers. The network offers a monthly electronic newsletter, The Edge, and a dedicated Web site ( www.aicpa.org/YoungCPANetwork ) that provide tools and resources to help develop skills and get advice on networking, work-life balance and satisfying CPE requirements. An online Q&A service enables young professionals to anonymously ask career-related questions of more experienced CPAs.

NEWS

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.

PODCAST

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.