Tax Education

Using big data to identify tax risk

This column provides background on usable data readily available from the IRS and a case study in which students can use the IRS data to assess audit risk.

Government Tax Treasures

This column describes five types of governmental documents and videos and how they can be incorporated into a tax classroom.

Accounting for Income Tax: A Student Research Project

In a research project, students completed an in-depth study of the consolidated financial statements and accompanying footnotes of a publicly traded, multinational company based in the southeastern United States. This project is easily adaptable for use in both undergraduate and graduate accounting and tax programs.

Integrating Tax Ethics Into the First Tax Course

Because students generally are in the early stages of their professional development, they easily can be exposed to professional ethics issues and preferred professional behaviors in common ethical situations as they learn more about tax technical content and the practical implementation of those rules.

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PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

Tax software survey

Our annual survey offers a look at how CPAs judged their tax preparation software in a wide range of types of practices.

NEWS

Congress enacts tax reform

Here are many of the most important provisions in the new law that affect both individual taxpayers and businesses. All changes were effective Jan. 1, 2018, except as noted.