This month’s update includes information on Arizona’s election impact on CPAs, this month’s Accountancy Board meeting, a reminder to keep you safe, a meeting about the consolidation of nonhealth regulatory boards and a reminder of the December CPA license renewal date.
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Kimberly N. Ellison-Taylor, CPA, CGMA, decided at age 8 that she wanted to be a CPA. That decision set the course for her life and created opportunity she could not have imagined growing up in Baltimore, Md. As the newly-elected chairman of the AICPA Board of Directors, Ellison-Taylor, an executive with Oracle, is eager to propel the profession toward new horizons. Watch this inspiring video about Ellison-Taylor.
Does your organization need to be registered as a firm with the Arizona Accountancy board? At its September 26, 2016 meeting, the Arizona State Board of Accountancy voted to pursue rulemaking to repeal the rule which requires that a Certified Public Accountant only practice public accounting, whether as an owner or employee, in a firm. The Board also voted to place an immediate moratorium on the enforcement of this rule. Be sure to read the details here
With the aging baby boomer population, and when the death or incapacity of a practitioner occurs, several key issues arise including who will take control of client records and who will assure their safekeeping during the winding down of the practice. See this resource prepared by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA).
This month’s legislative update includes information about a meeting on Personal Services Sale Tax held at the Society’s office, an update on the most recent Accountancy Board meeting, passage of the Mobile Workforce Simplification Act, letters of support on the Overtime Reform and Enhancement Act and a reminder about CPA license renewal dates.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2015, H.R. 2315, by voice vote on September 21. The bill would establish a uniform national standard governing the withholding of state income taxes for nonresident employees.
In 2000, the Arizona Legislature started creating a dizzying array of Income Tax Credits. This primer details the PERSONAL tax credits favored by many taxpayers … and which have become a necessary lifeblood of support for the receiving organizations.
This month’s legislative update includes information about the Department of Labor’s overtime rule, the Accountancy Board’s Annual Meeting, results of nonhealth board study and a PAC contribution update.
The Arizona Society of CPAs continues to work to soften the blow of the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) overtime rule that will take effect later this year.
The Internal Revenue Service is warning tax professionals of a new wave of attacks that allow identity thieves to file fraudulent tax returns by remotely taking over practitioners’ computers.