Simpson promoted to vice president–Firm Services

Lisa Simpson was promoted to vice president—Firm Services. In her new role, Simpson will continue to oversee the Association's relationships with CPA firms through the Major Firms Group, the G400, the Private Companies Practice Section, associations/networks of CPA firms, and the Young CPA Network. She also will lead the Center for Plain English Accounting, Technical Hotline, and Diversity & Inclusion teams.

Simpson has played a central role in the Association's pandemic response, leading the development of resources to assist CPA firms and their clients with the Paycheck Protection Program and other business relief programs, providing guidance to thousands of CPAs and business owners through the AICPA Town Hall Series, and testifying before the House Committee on Small Business about the accounting profession's support of PPP borrowers and the challenges small businesses and not-for-profits continue to face with the application process.

Where to find January’s flipbook issue

Starting this month, all Association magazines — the Journal of Accountancy, The Tax Adviser, and FM magazine (coming in February) — are completely digital. Read more about the change and get tips on how to access the new flipbook digital issues.


Get your clients ready for tax season

Upon its enactment in March, the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) introduced many new tax changes, some of which retroactively affected 2020 returns. Making the right moves now can help you mitigate any surprises heading into 2022.