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Below please find daily updates pertaining to the latest in financial, business, and tax news:

Taxpayer Advocate Service Feed

July 2017 Tax Section News

Tue, Sep 05, 2017

Monthly tax news for July 2017 that includes a Letter from the AICPA Tax Executive Chair, Annette Nellen, the latest on tax reform, an update on Sec. 7345 passport legislation, and much more. ...

Attorney Client Privilege and Use of Kovel Arrangements FAQs

Fri, Aug 18, 2017

This series of frequently asked questions (FAQs) explains several privileges and protections that are relevant to a CPA who provides tax services, including the concept of attorney-client privilege, its implication on CPAs, and the use of Kovel arrangements ...

Contacting the IRS FAQs

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

webpage providing guidance and resources on contacting the IRS ...

Tax Identity Theft Information and Tools

Wed, Aug 16, 2017

Identity theft is a growing area of concern for taxpayers and practitioners.  The AICPA has created this page to provide members with information about preventing identity theft, including tips to provide clients, and steps to take if it occurs. ...

Tax Section Webcast Archives

Wed, Aug 09, 2017

Tax Section webcasts, presentation slides, and handouts are archived and available for Tax Section members to watch on-demand (without CPE) for one year following the live event. ...

IRS Collection Guidance and Resources

Mon, Jul 31, 2017

Practitioners are likely to have clients who owe taxes to the IRS and who are unable to ...

Letter from the AICPA Tax Executive Committee Chair: Embracing Uncertainties - The Reality (and Excitement) of Tax Work

Fri, Jul 28, 2017

The tax world is constantly plagued with uncertainties. Temporary rules are a standard feature of federal and state tax systems, and create uncertainty as to their extension or eventual passage into permanence. Because of laws that are often vague or incomplete, we cannot always answer client ...

June 2017 Tax Section News

Fri, Jul 28, 2017

Read the latest on the future of tax technology from the Letter from the Director as well as the latest on PTINs and simplified portability election guidance ...

Update on Sec. 7345 Passport Legislation

Fri, Jul 28, 2017

As part of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act, Sec. 7345 authorizes the IRS to notify the State Department of taxpayers who owe a seriously delinquent tax debt. The IRS certification will request action for denial, revocation, or limitation of the passport ...

Making Virtual Meetings a Part of Your Practice

Fri, Jul 28, 2017

Building a successful tax practice includes nurturing a strong relationship with your clients and the effective management of your staff. The foundation for a strong client relationship is engaging in effective communication that serves to draw out the relevant information you need to provide ...