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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.
Check out March 2017 IRS news
This month's IRS news for tax pros, payroll and HR and business includes the annual top "Dirty Dozen" scams and Affordable Care Act updates.
Implement Intentional Gratitude Actions at your company
Show gratitude to those in your firm by using the Private Companies Practice Section Intentional Gratitude Actions. Using these simple ideas can help increase motivation, teamwork, personal knowledge, and build a strong firm culture. Discover how...
Free webinar: Working with the IRS Office of Appeals
Register for the free webinar: Working with the IRS Office of Appeals - What to Expect, at 1 p.m., March 15.
AICPA revises its going concern audit standard
The American Institute of CPAs' Auditing Standards Board revised its standard for going concern opinions (journalofaccountancy.com, accountingtoday.com,).
Article examines a mentor's effect on salary, retention
Read an article that defines the differences of salary and retention rates between a group of mentored employees versus a group of employees without mentors (cgma.org).
IRS issues alert about new W-2 email phishing scam
Employers should be aware of a new W-2 email phishing scam targeting groups including schools, restaurants, hospitals and tribal groups (irs.gov).
IRS stops e-Sevice accounts
IRS has suspended e-Services accounts for users who failed to verify their identities (irs.gov).
Article: IRS to publish tax practitioners' info on its website
Tax practitioners may be interested in the article, "Tax practitioners’ information will soon be available at IRS website" (journalofaccontancy.com).

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