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Retain Your CPE Records an Extra Year
 

Retain Your CPE Records an Extra Year

Posted: November 23, 2016
In anticipation of a periodic random audit, the New Jersey State Board of Accountancy is asking CPAs to retain their CPE records for an additional year.

Estate Tax Cuts Already Changing CPAs
 

Estate Tax Cuts Already Changing CPAs' Advice to Flee NJ

Posted: November 14, 2016
Three-quarters of CPAs in New Jersey have advised clients to leave the state because of the estate and inheritance taxes. That tax is ending – and so is the advice, even before the law is off the books.

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.



Tax Professionals: Monitor Your PTIN for Suspicious Activity
 

Tax Professionals: Monitor Your PTIN for Suspicious Activity

Posted: August 9, 2016
Criminals are increasingly targeting tax professionals, not only to steal client data but also to steal the professionals’ data such as PTINs, EFINs or e-Service passwords. Tax preparers can help protect clients and their businesses from identity theft by checking their PTIN Accounts to ensure the number of returns filed using their identification number matches IRS records.

IRS Offers 10 Tips on Filing an Amended Tax Return
 

IRS Offers 10 Tips on Filing an Amended Tax Return

Posted: July 8, 2016
You may discover you made a mistake on your tax return. You can file an amended return if you need to fix an error. You can also amend your tax return to claim a tax credit or deduction. Here are 10 tips from the IRS on amending your return.


New Overtime Rule Changes: Are You Ready to Move Forward?
 

New Overtime Rule Changes: Are You Ready to Move Forward?

Posted: June 27, 2016
Companies have until December 1, 2016 to implement changes that could minimize the effects of a new DOL rule, which radically changes FLSA overtime rules and drastically increases the salaries that employers will have to pay employees who are eligible for overtime pay. Learn what you need to know and how you can help you clients be prepared for these changes.

NJ Adopts New Education Requirements to Become a CPA
 

NJ Adopts New Education Requirements to Become a CPA

Posted: October 9, 2015
On September 21, 2015, regulations were adopted in New Jersey that impact the educational requirements for students seeking to become licensed CPAs. These new regulations go into effect on July 1, 2017.