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    1. U.S. Business Executives Cite Scarcity of Skilled Personnel as Top Con

      – Business executives maintained their generally upbeat view of prospects for the U.S. economy, and have upgraded expectations for profit and revenue growth over the next 12 months, according to the third-quarter AICPA Economic Outlook Survey , which polls chief executive officers, chief financial officers, controllers and other certified public accountants in U.S. companies who hold executive and senior management accounting roles.

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    2. AICPA Recommends Changes to IRS Tangible Property Regulations

      to Relieve Burden on Small Businesses Recommends Increasing De Minimis Safe Harbor Threshold for Taxpayers from $500 to $2,500 Published October 09, 2014 Washington, D.C. (Oct. 9, 2014) – The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) urged the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in an Oct. 8 letter to act quickly to relieve the administrative burden imposed on small business taxpayers by the tangible property regulations (T.D.

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    3. New Competency Framework for Management Accountants Introduced

      New Research Identifies 45 Competency Areas Businesses Value in Finance Professionals CIMA and the AICPA competency map aligns with global business needs Published May 01, 2014 London and New York (May 1, 2014) – Businesses around the world seek enhanced competencies among their finance professionals to better address the challenges and opportunities of today's complex business environment.

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    4. AICPA Commends IIRC for Release of International Integrated Reporting

      New York (December 9, 2013) – The American Institute of CPAs, the world’s largest member association representing the accounting profession, commends the International Integrated Reporting Council for their release of the International Integrated Reporting Framework. The Framework, which was adopted by the IIRC Council, will create the foundation for enhanced corporate reporting and enable companies to better communicate how they create value over time.

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    5. Fewer Types of Retirement Plans and Simpler Rules would Help S

      mall Business Owners, AICPA Tells Congress Published October 15, 2013 Contact: Shirley Twillman, 202-434-9220, stwillman@aicpa.org. Congress should consolidate and simplify the types of tax-favored retirement plans now available to small business owners in order to minimize the cost and administrative burden imposed by the plans, the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) said in written testimony submitted for the record of the House Small Business Committee’s Oct. 2 hearing entitled The Challenge of Retirement Savings for Small Employers. “When a small business grows and begins to explore options for establishing a retirement plan, the alternatives, and the various ...

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    6. Record-Setting Demand Projected for Accounting Graduates: AICPA

      Record-Setting Demand Projected for Accounting Graduates: AICPA

      New York (June 19, 2013) – If you’re graduating college and want a job, accounting is the major to have, according to the 2013 Trends in the Supply of Accounting Graduates and the Demand for Public Accounting Recruits report released today by the American Institute of CPAs. As the unemployment rate in the United States is slow to rebound to post-recession levels, accounting graduates are enjoying an unprecedented level of demand from public accounting firms, with a record 40,350 accounting gradu

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    7. CGMA Research: CFOs Must Take Hands-On Approach to Innovation

      New report from AICPA and CIMA reveals how finance professionals at Coca-Cola, Royal Dutch Shell and other global innovation leaders help to drive new advancements Published May 22, 2013 Contact: Andrew Graham, 212-596-6286, agraham@aicpa.org, or Jonathan B. Cox, 919-402-4499, jcox@aicpa.org. New York and London (May 22, 2013) – Add another duty to the expanding role of CFOs: Innovation catalyst. New research from the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and the Chartered Institute of Management A

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    8. Tax Reform is Centerpiece of CPAs' Meetings on Capitol Hill

      Washington, D.C. (May 21, 2013) – Leaders of the CPA profession from throughout the nation are meeting with members of Congress today to express their views on tax reform and other issues of importance to the profession and the public. The Capitol Hill visits are a highlight of the three-day meeting of the American Institute of CPAs’ (AICPA) governing Council in Washington, D.C. “As the dialogue regarding reform of the federal income tax system continues, we aim to provide unbiased facts and ana

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    9. New AICPA Survey Reveals Effects, Regrets of Student Loan Debt

      New AICPA Survey Reveals Effects, Regrets of Student Loan Debt

      Borrowers delay home purchases, forego retirement plans, put off marriage; Only 39 percent fully understood burden of student debt, 60 percent have at least some regret Published May 09, 2013 New York (May 9, 2013) – Students go to college to get ahead, but many are falling behind in life’s next stages because of burgeoning school debt, according to a national telephone survey of student loan borrowers and their parents conducted for the American Institute of CPAs by Harris Interactive. Three qu

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