Practice management & professional standards

Ask the Expert: The rise of contactless tax services

John Sapp is the chief revenue officer at Drake Software, one of the largest professional tax software companies in the nation. As a certified public accountant since 1987, he has considerable experience in public and private accounting for the technology industry.

Proposed revisions to the AICPA tax standards

The AICPA released proposed revisions to the SSTSs for public comment on Monday. The proposal includes new standards on data protection, reliance on tools, and representation of clients before taxing authorities.

Ask the expert: The value of tax advisory services

Catherine Tindall is the founder of Dominion Enterprise Services. She specializes in advanced tax reduction and works with customers to help them save money on taxes while advancing their wealth-building and life goals. She is enthusiastic about helping clients reduce their overall tax burden through proactive strategies and advising.

Avoiding fallout from aggressive tax strategies

CPAs must understand the significant risk that emanates from “too good to be true” tax strategies even if they “just make introductions,” provide tax consulting services, or prepare returns that reflect these strategies.

2020 tax software survey

Alistair M. Nevius, J.D., editor-in-chief, tax -- AICPA Magazines & Newsletters, discusses results of the annual tax software survey.

Where to find November’s flipbook issue

The Journal of Accountancy is now completely digital. 

 

 

 

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