Urgent: Phishing Scam Claiming to be From State CPA Organization

The Internal Revenue Service has received reports at phishing@irs.gov of an email scam that claims to be an update from a legitimate state CPA professional organization. Instead, it is a scam that seeks to steal password information. The phishing email uses the name of a legitimate tax preparer who may also have been victimized. The […]

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2016 CPA Exam Booklet Now Available

The new 2016 CPA Exam Booklet is now available online and will benefit those preparing for the exam. The 2016 version is much more candidate-focused and features helpful tips and resources for candidates, as well as a side-by-side overview of how the current exam differs from the next exam, which launches April 1, 2017. Additionally, […]

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New Podcast | 3-20-17

This week’s podcast discusses a case in which students participating in State Department summer work were denied travel deductions despite limitations contained in visas. You can listen to the podcast here, view the video version here, and read the corresponding notes here. To stay current on federal tax updates, visit our podcasts page, where we upload a new episode each week.

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New Podcast | 3-13-17

This week’s podcast discusses the markup draft of the American Health Care Act by the House Ways and Means Committee. You can listen to the podcast here, view the video version here, and read the corresponding notes here. To stay current on federal tax updates, visit our podcasts page, where we upload a new episode each week.

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NCACPA Annual Business Meeting

NCACPA Annual Business Meeting Thursday, May 4, 2017 Grandover Resort & Conference Center, Greensboro, NC The Annual Business Meeting of the North Carolina Association of CPAs will be held at the Grandover Resort & Conference Center in Greensboro, North Carolina. This meeting is open to all interested members of the Association. Incoming NCACPA Chair Rollin […]

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New Podcast | 3-6-17

This week’s podcast discusses several cases, one in which the doctrine of substantial compliance did not apply to a taxpayer who failed to meet documentation requirements for donation of a used airplane. You can listen to the podcast here, view the video version here, and read the corresponding notes here. To stay current on federal tax updates, […]

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Free March PCPS Tool – Intentional Gratitude Actions Worksheet

This month’s free PCPS tool is the Intentional Gratitude Actions Worksheet. Take a few minutes out of your busy day to show gratitude to those in your firm. Using these simple ideas can help increase motivation, teamwork, personal knowledge, and build a strong firm culture. Find out more about creating a culture of gratitude with this […]

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New Podcast | 2-27-17

This week’s podcast discusses an arrangement in which no deduction is allowed for a payment to a related entity when reasonableness of payment is not demonstrated. You can listen to the podcast here, view the video version here, and read the corresponding notes here. To stay current on federal tax updates, visit our podcasts page, where we upload a new […]

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