A closer at economic sentiment of US finance executives


The next quarterly AICPA Business and Industry Economic Outlook Survey is set to be published in March. The previous quarter’s survey provided a look at sentiment about 2021 from finance decision-makers. It showed a rebound across the nine segments of the CPA Outlook Index, with an overall reading of 62 (a reading above 50 indicates positive sentiment). Here’s a closer look at some of the survey highlights in video interview form.

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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.

100th ANNIVERSARY

Black CPA Centennial, 1921–2021

With 2021 marking the 100th anniversary of the first Black licensed CPA in the United States, a yearlong campaign kicked off to recognize the nation’s Black CPAs and encourage greater progress in diversity, inclusion, and equity in the CPA profession.