To get through the rigors of tax season, CPAs depend on their tax preparation software. Here’s how they rate the leading professional products.
Tax Practice Management
CPAs can protect tax advice to clients from disclosure by understanding the scope of the Sec. 7525 practitioner-client privilege, when it applies, and what actions can cause a waiver of this key protection.
This column discusses reasons for delayed refunds and actions practitioners can take when a client is experiencing a delay.
The IRS urged small businesses to be wary of a growing amount of identity theft attempts aimed at employers and small businesses in general, and partnerships and trusts and estates.
Create and retain an all-star staff by selling the firm as a gateway to future success and providing development opportunities.
A TPQC document plays a key role in helping a firm comply with relevant ethical requirements and promote an efficient and effective tax practice.
Requests by IRS and state departments of revenue for electronic accounting software records of taxpayers
The IRS has answered some concerns about taxpayers’ electronic accounting records.
Publicly traded partnerships can present challenges for reporting.
As more states legalize marijuana, CPAs should consider not only whether to take on clients directly involved but also how to counsel clients whose own businesses are involved in the industry.
This column addresses how this new rule may impact CPA tax practitioners providing services outside the scope of an audit or to a nonaudit client.
This item discusses practitioners' requirements and responsibilities surrounding electronic submission of clients’ tax returns.
When a transcript is obtained, it is important to know the meaning of transaction codes.
It may be beneficial to consider making changes to your engagement letters and organizers this season.
This column focuses on developing a year-end tax planning strategy by using technology.
This article offers a look at how CPAs judged their tax preparation software in a wide range of types of practices.
Extensions can help in avoiding mistakes and determining that all appropriate forms are included with a return.
This column presents a few thoughts to consider before taking summer vacation.
This column offers practical items for tax professionals to consider as privacy best practices.
Practitioners should consider taking small, actionable steps to secure data, rather than being overwhelmed by several big tasks.
While a tax practitioner and AICPA member has a duty to notify the client, the client is responsible for deciding whether to correct the error.