• Tax Planning Issues for 2017, #Giving Tuesday, Michigan Treasury Update and more

    Tax Planning Issues for 2017: 20 Ideas to Look at Now, #GivingTuesday: Is a Charity Legit? Find Out With IRS Select Check Tool, Latest Michigan Treasury Update Available, Wanted: Young, Diverse CPAs for National Ad Campaign, How Revenue Recognition Impacts Pricing Strategy, 5 Steps to Make the Most of Your HSA, Big Data, Analytics, AI and the Finance Professional, Keep Your Family and Friends Safe Online, Thank-You Notes Can Tip Scale in Job Candidates’ Favor, Yet Few Write Them
  • CPAs, Get Into The Act, New Treasury Website, GASB Report and more

    CPAs, Get Into The Act, Nonprofits: Pay Attention to Proposed Tax Reform, Treasury: New Website Explains Local Government Finances, GASB Report Explores Costs and Benefits of Statement 84, National Tax Security Awareness Week Is Nov. 27-Dec. 1, Reminder: Jan. 31 Filing Deadline Applies to Wage Statements and Independent Contractor Forms, Wanted: Young, Diverse CPAs for National Ad Campaign, Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Blockchain?, Three Ways to Outpace Change in Extraordinary Times
  • Women to Watch Award Nominations 2017

    The Michigan Association of CPAs, together with the AICPA, is again pleased to announce the sixth Women to Watch Awards. These awards recognize women who promote a work environment that provides opportunities for the successful integration of their personal and professional lives and the advancement of women to positions of leadership within the accounting profession.
  • CPA Advocate Fall 2017

    Changes Introduced for CPA Licensure, Date Changes for CPA License Renewal, Informal Conference Alternative Resolution Legislation Passes House, Michigan Department of Transportation – Performance Audits Finalized, Collaborative Efforts with Treasury Continue, Support Your Profession at the Policy Level – Contribute to the MICPA PAC, Keep Up with Tax Reform
  • House Passes Tax Cuts & Jobs Act... Onto The Senate

    The House passed its version of the Republican tax overhaul Thursday, a key win for President Trump and House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.). This sweeping reform would enact $1.5 trillion in tax cuts for businesses and individuals. However, obstacles remain in the Senate, which is refining its own version of the legislation amid objections from several GOP senators.

    The proposed tax legislation working its way through the House and Senate will have a major impact on non-profits. This impact includes the taxation of fringe benefits non-profits offer to their employees and the taxation of the non-profits themselves. Consequently, a major review may be required for many non-profits to see whether operational changes are required.
  • Tax Reform Updates, Michigan CPA Receives Award for Volunteerism, Financial Literacy Month and more

    Don’t Miss the Latest Updates on Tax Reform, Michigan CPA Receives National Award for Volunteerism, Tools You Can Use: MICPA Supports Your Financial Literacy Outreach Efforts, MAF Scholarship Application Opens Tomorrow, MI Student Aid Offers Six Tips When Applying for Scholarships, IRS: Caution About Refund Timing, Treasury Launching E-Lien Recording Process Option, PCAOB Publishes Staff Inspection Brief Previewing 2016 Inspection Findings, GASB Proposes Clarifications To Guidance On Majority Equity Interests, 7 Things to Do Before You Retire in 2018
  • Share These Memes and Help Firms Avoid the #1 Audit Quality Issue

    You may recall that the AICPA identified inadequate documentation as the most common audit issue. In response, the AICPA Communications team developed a member awareness campaign that includes social media memes highlighting the crucial step of documenting an audit, which were shared in the July 2017 Reviewer Alert.
  • Middle class biggest winners in Senate tax plan, study says

    The Senate's plan to rewrite the tax code would go much further than a competing House proposal toward making good on Republican promises to focus on the middle class, a new report shows.
  • House Republicans suddenly have a massive problem with their tax bill

    In an attempt to rally support for their tax bill, the House Republican leadership may have created an even bigger headache.

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