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IRS to host web conference on payment options
The Internal Revenue Service is offering a web conference for tax professionals and industry on April 20. Topics include: installment agreements, online payment agreement application and offers in compromise. Registration is required.
AICPA, NASBA and Prometric announce next version of CPA Examination
The American Institute of CPAs, National Association of State Boards of Accountancy and Prometric recently announced an updated version of the Uniform CPA Examination is available. The next generation CPA Exam, which began testing on April 1, has...
Free webinars for tax pros
Register for a series of free IRS webinars for tax practitioners from April through June 2017.
AICPA, other tax practitioner groups recommend IRS taxpayer service improvements
The AICPA and eight additional organizations released recommendations that includes the creation of a dedicated practitioners unit, in an effort to improve IRS services to taxpayers and tax practitioners.
DOL to delay fiduciary rule for 60 days
The U.S. Department of Labor has proposed a rule that would delay the fiduciary rule implementation date by 60 days, from April 10 to June 9 of this year (reuters.com).
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Your April 2017 IRS news
This month's IRS news for tax pros, payroll and HR and business includes tips on capital gains and losses, how name changes impact taxes and e-file forms for small businesses.
Article explains establishment of SB/SE Fast Track Settlement program
An article in The Tax Adviser, "SB/SE Fast Track Settlement program made permanent," explains how the IRS has made permanent its expedited procedures for taxpayers to resolve disputes in its Small Business/Self-Employed division.
New law matches up state tax return due dates with federal deadlines
Gov. Scott Walker has signed into law SB 2, authored by Sen. Howard Marklein and Rep. Dale Kooyenga, that matches up state tax return due dates with the federal deadlines.
Wisconsin's CPA connection to Black History Month
Read about Larzette Golden Hale-Wilson, the first black woman to earn a Ph.D. in accounting who graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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