Law & Ethics


Top 5 Client Record Retention Questions
 

Top 5 Client Record Retention Questions

Posted: April 12, 2019
Retention of client records has long been a hot topic for NJCPA members and an area of confusion for all CPAs. Here are answers to the five most frequently asked questions.

Should a CPA Agree to Be a Partnership Representative?
 

Should a CPA Agree to Be a Partnership Representative?

Posted: April 9, 2019
Changes to the partnership audit rules, enacted through the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, took effect this busy season. Even with fair warnings regarding the importance of these changes, many partnership clients have found themselves, and their tax preparer, scrambling to comply with the new rules.


Document Retention Rules for Accounting Firms
 

Document Retention Rules for Accounting Firms

Posted: February 21, 2019
The AICPA has provided a this comprehensive article, sample retention policy and sample schedule of retention periods related to tax files and records.

Are You Really Able to Use the Term CPA?
 

Are You Really Able to Use the Term CPA?

Posted: February 14, 2019
If your CPA license is inactive, expired, or was issued in a state other than the one where you live or work, you may not be able to use the term "CPA" alongside your name.


Bill Updating New Jersey
 

Bill Updating New Jersey's Accountancy Statute Signed Into Law

Posted: January 31, 2019
Legislation that updates the statute governing the CPA profession in New Jersey was signed into law today by Governor Phil Murphy. Changes include an update to the definition of attest, firm mobility improvements and CPE reciprocity.

Three Ways to Keep Up with Standards
 

Three Ways to Keep Up with Standards

Posted: January 18, 2019
The accounting profession is controlled by standards, and regardless of our viewpoints, adhering to these standards is integral to any practice management plan. To keep up, firms can conduct inhouse seminars throughout the year and encourage staff to join NJCPA interest groups or other professional groups that offer CPE programs.

Record Retention for Tax Return Preparers
 

Record Retention for Tax Return Preparers

Posted: November 19, 2018
The rules on record retention can be complex. It's important to stay up to date on federal, New Jersey and New York record retention requirements and recommendations for tax preparers.

Learn more about the Law and Ethics CPE requirement for New Jersey CPAs and view a list of upcoming courses.

  Learn More

View all events