AICPA Advocacy

AICPA, NASBA publish revised CPA Evolution Model Curriculum

In response to feedback, the AICPA and the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy on Friday updated the curriculum resource that was launched in June to help faculty align their programs with the new Core + Disciplines licensure model created by the CPA Evolution initiative.

Apprenticeship: A new route to CGMA

A new program will create an on-the-job training path to a Chartered Global Management Accounting credential for aspiring accounting professionals.

IRS commissioner: We’re hiring

Commissioner Charles Rettig and other IRS officials tell the AICPA & CIMA National Tax Conference about their administrative challenges and plans.

House approves resolution to boost financial transparency

A concurrent resolution with an objective of providing more transparency to Congress about the fiscal state of the US government passed the House by a voice vote. The Senate has yet to vote on the resolution, which has the AICPA’s backing.

AICPA recommends QBI improvements

The AICPA recommended in a letter to Senate tax-writing leaders eight ways to improve the deduction for qualified business income under Sec. 199A.

Taxpayers deserve pandemic penalty relief, AICPA says

In a letter to the IRS and Treasury, the AICPA recommended, in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, that the IRS implement fair, reasonable and practical penalty relief measures, including targeted relief from both the underpayment-of-estimated-tax penalty and the late-payment penalty for the 2020 tax year.

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.

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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.