NEWS

Combining efforts around advocacy for women CPAs

Advocacy for women in the accounting profession continues to progress as the American Woman’s Society of CPAs transfers its name and intellectual property to the American Institute of CPAs.

CPAs satisfied as average salary tops six figures

CPAs based in the US are largely content with their salaries and expect to be earning more within the next year, according to a new survey by the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants.

IRS to rule on tax-free stock distributions

The IRS is introducing an 18-month pilot program under which it will once again issue letter rulings concerning the general income tax effects of stock distributions under Sec. 355.

What’s next for FASB

FASB voted to work on developing accounting rules to address areas of distinguishing liabilities and equity, financial performance reporting, and segment reporting.

Hurricane Irma victims get IRS reprieve

Acting quickly in the wake of Hurricane Irma, the IRS gave filing and payment extensions to hurricane victims in 16 counties in Florida, all of St. John and St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands, and four municipalities in Puerto Rico.

How much do you know about Medicare?

As more of your clients face health care decisions, how much do you know about this program and how it affects your clients’ financial situations?

SPONSORED REPORT

CPEOs provide peace of mind around payroll services

The creation of these new IRS-certified service providers for small businesses clarifies some issues around traditional professional employer organizations.

QUIZ

Pronoun practice to help polish your prose

Using pronouns correctly in writing and speech can help you make a good impression. Try our 10-question quiz.