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Thriving in Tax Season: Action Steps for Success

There are a number of ways to improve your upcoming tax season, many of which can be executed easily with a lot of positive impact.

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Expectations for Tax Season: A Recap from Our Tax Practice Quarterly Webcast

A recap of our tax practice quarterly webcast on Gearing Up for the Tax Season with a summary of the key interest areas this tax season.

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Using IRS E-Services

Webpage providing guidance and resources about IRS E-Services tools.

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Checklists

2015 tax checklists that are part of the annual compliance kit

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Practice Management Guides

Misc. practice guides for 2015; part of Annual Compliance Kit

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Engagement Letters

2015 engagement letters as part of the Annual Compliance Kit

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Letter from the Chair of the AICPA Tax Executive Committee

The AICPA Tax Division welcomes new and returning volunteers to its technical resource panels (TRPs) and committees. Thank you for stepping up to serve and making time in your busy schedules to help fellow members, and to improve tax rules and procedures. On Troy Lewis’ and my behalf, thank you to

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What's New in IRS Appeals

The Office of Appeals is an independent organization within the IRS with the mission of helping taxpayers settle tax disagreements. Though practitioners should always try to resolve issues at the lowest possible level (i.e., with the service centers or front-line IRS employees/managers), using

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Halloween Horror Stories: No Accounting for the Wicked

While most people’s Halloween shudders come from haunted houses or scary movie marathons on their favorite television channels, fear is something very different for a CPA. An unexpected call from the state board, an audit of an important client’s return… these are nightmares a CPA would rather not

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Gearing Up for the Next Busy Season

With another tax deadline behind us, we all can breathe a sigh of relief, but it has to be a short one as the next tax season is right around the corner. There are some steps you can take now though, to help you get through your next tax season more smoothly.
One way to make your tax season less

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