Plan for your clients to get both PPP loans and the ERC

New legislation from the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 creates a chance for some of your clients to take advantage of both Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans and the Employee [...]

Taxpayers are unaware of remote worker state tax liabilities

During the COVID-19 pandemic, remote work has become common for many companies. What once was a relatively small percentage of remote workers has drastically increased. A recent survey found that [...]

Unwavering in disruption: Reflections on an extraordinary year

In this interview, Barry Melancon, CPA, CGMA, President and CEO of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and CEO of the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the [...]

To avoid tax surprises, update your W-4

Paying taxes is probably low on the list of things that give Americans a warm-and-fuzzy feeling. But getting hit with a surprise tax bill when filing? That makes 34% of Americans feel concerned, [...]

How COVID-19 will affect states’ revenues, taxes and you

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a tremendous impact on the country’s physical health and the economy, including a major impact on states and their revenue.  According to a Center on Budget and [...]

Cannabis legalization: States continue to take the lead

Following November’s election, most states have legalized cannabis for either medicinal or personal adult use. Voters in four states — Arizona, Montana, New Jersey and South Dakota — approved [...]

5 tips to protect yourself while holiday shopping online

This holiday season, researchers expect consumer spending to mirror prior seasons but with a huge swing to online shopping. While you’re buying for your loved ones and feeling warm and fuzzy, [...]

How to be thankful – even in 2020

For me, Thanksgiving has historically been an endurance sport. I’ve repeatedly proven to myself that if I can only survive my family’s barrage of questions regarding my singlehood, if I can [...]

Your support matters: Give back this Giving Tuesday

Many of us take stock of our good fortunes during the holiday season, reflecting on what we’re most grateful for and giving back to help others in need. This year has been trying for most of us. [...]

AICPA advocacy makes big impact during pandemic

As the accounting profession continues to build trust, create opportunity and grow prosperity amid the global pandemic, the AICPA has implemented numerous advocacy initiatives, built coalitions, [...]