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NJCPA CEO to Appear on <i>Caucus: New Jersey</i>
 

NJCPA CEO to Appear on Caucus: New Jersey

Posted: September 29, 2016
NJCPA CEO & Executive Director Ralph Thomas, CGMA, will be appearing on Caucus:New Jersey hosted by Steve Adubato. Ralph was part of a panel that discussed the business climate in New Jersey.

 Projected 2017 Income Tax Rates and Brackets
 

Projected 2017 Income Tax Rates and Brackets

Posted: September 28, 2016
An early glimpse at the income tax picture for 2017 is now available from Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting. The new information includes estimated ranges for each 2017 tax bracket as well as projections for a growing number of inflation-sensitive tax figures.

IRS Updates Per Diem Rates for Lodging and Meals
 

IRS Updates Per Diem Rates for Lodging and Meals

Posted: September 27, 2016
Business travelers who incur expenses while traveling away from home have new per-diem rates to use in substantiating certain of those expenses, starting Oct. 1.



Revised Quality Control Practice Aid Now Available
 

Revised Quality Control Practice Aid Now Available

Posted: September 26, 2016
Part of the AICPA's Enhancing Audit Quality initiative, an Audit and Accounting Practice Aid intended to help practitioners develop policies and procedures that comprise a firm’s system of quality control, is available online at no charge. The revised Practice Aid is easily customizable and includes enhanced guidance.

U.S. House Passes Mobile Workforce Bill
 

U.S. House Passes Mobile Workforce Bill

Posted: September 23, 2016
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2015 on September 21. The bill would establish a uniform national standard governing the withholding of state income taxes for nonresident employees.

Important Update for IRS e-Services Users
 

Important Update for IRS e-Services Users

Posted: September 22, 2016
To help protect taxpayer and tax preparer information, IRS e-services users will be required to re-register using the Secure Access authentication process.

Cybersecurity: Protecting Against Executive Impersonation
 

Cybersecurity: Protecting Against Executive Impersonation

Posted: September 22, 2016
That next cyberattack apparently could come from your boss. It’s a new twist on an old phish called executive impersonation, and its costing companies billions of dollars. A new fraud report from the AICPA provides practical guidance.

New Tax Scam: Affordable Care Act Tax Bill
 

New Tax Scam: Affordable Care Act Tax Bill

Posted: September 22, 2016
The Internal Revenue Service has issued an alert to taxpayers and tax professionals to be on guard against fake emails purporting to contain an IRS tax bill related to the Affordable Care Act.