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How CPAs can rise above a polarized political climate

A severely polarized political climate doesn’t have to stop CPAs from achieving their ambitions. Instead, a little empathy can go a long way, according to AICPA governing Council guest speaker Amy Walter, publisher and editor-in-chief of The Cook Political Report.
Source: JOA News
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Government fiscal path, cybersecurity among US comptroller’s concerns

An unsustainable long-term fiscal path and cybersecurity concerns heightened by aging systems are among the biggest challenges the federal government faces, US Comptroller General Gene Dodaro said Tuesday at the fall AICPA governing Council meeting.
Source: JOA News
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Videoconferencing with IRS now an option for all LB&I taxpayers

The IRS announced it is expanding the availability of videoconference meetings for large business taxpayers for examinations and appeals.
Source: Tax News
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Videoconferencing with IRS now an option for all LB&I taxpayers

The IRS announced it is expanding the availability of videoconference meetings for large business taxpayers for examinations and appeals.
Source: JOA News
Read More here – Videoconferencing with IRS now an option for all LB&I taxpayers


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PCAOB inspections show some improvement in 2020

Some improvement in audit performance was identified during 2020 PCAOB inspections compared with the previous year, according to a board staff report.
Source: JOA News
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Creating the right visuals for your data

Two leading figures in the field of data visualization explain how CPAs can best use visual depictions of numbers and how history’s “heroes of visual thinking” transformed numbers into images that carry ideas and meaning.
Source: JOA News
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6 ways to make the entire organization care about anti-fraud efforts

Recent conference speaker John Hall, CPA, discusses tangible steps to build a “defensive wall” against fraud and ethics breaches.
Source: JOA News
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Time has come for firms to cull clients

Accounting firms see many opportunities in the marketplace but with an already stretched workforce, they are struggling to find the capacity to take on new challenges.
Source: JOA News
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IRS addresses taxpayer reliance on FAQs, will save copies of old FAQs

Taxpayers who reasonably rely on FAQs posted by the Internal Revenue Service will have a reasonable-cause penalty defense under a new policy announced by the agency on Friday. The IRS will also keep original versions of FAQs on its site after it updates them.
Source: Tax News
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IRS addresses taxpayer reliance on FAQs, will save copies of old FAQs

Taxpayers who reasonably rely on FAQs posted by the Internal Revenue Service will have a reasonable-cause penalty defense under a new policy announced by the agency on Friday. The IRS will also keep original versions of FAQs on its site after it updates them.
Source: JOA News
Read More here – IRS addresses taxpayer reliance on FAQs, will save copies of old FAQs