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  • June 3, 2019

    The Young CPA Cabinet is looking for talented leaders committed to impacting our profession. Please consider applying for a seat on the Cabinet beginning with an August 23 meeting at the ASCPA office. The deadline for application is June 21. Please email Amanda Freeman at with any questions.

  • March 6, 2019

    Last night, Governor Kay Ivey called the Alabama Legislature into a Special Session focused on transportation infrastructure, and lawmakers convened at 9:30 a.m. today. The governor's proclamation specified three issues for consideration.

  • March 5, 2019

    The IRS has authority to charge a user fee for preparer taxpayer identification numbers (PTINs) a federal appeals court held on Friday, paving the way for the agency to reinstate the charges for obtaining and renewing a PTIN (Montrois, No. 17-5204 (D.C. Cir. 3/1/19)).

  • March 4, 2019

    Those who hope to guide accounting firms through the coming storm of unprecedented change must take the time now to consider the proper course.

  • November 7, 2018

    The Alabama Department of Revenue (ADOR) partnered with IDEMIA (formerly MorphoTrust® USA) to launch a new pilot program utilizing IDEMIA’s electronic ID (eID) to combat state income tax fraud for 2017 and future filing seasons.

  • September 18, 2018

    Distributed-ledger technology is racing ahead on two tracks: public and private blockchains. Here are their different uses and weaknesses.

  • July 30, 2018

    This past busy season, increased IRS demands caused even more operational problems, affecting how tax practitioners do business. Here’s how the AICPA is working to change things in Washington.

  • July 27, 2018

    Data breaches happen daily. We see it in the news, and we hear it from our clients. Clients trust us with their private information including Social Security numbers, paystubs, birthdays and other data valuable to identity thieves.

  • July 26, 2018

    CFOs report wanting to devote more attention to digital initiatives but not knowing where to begin. Here are some suggestions.

  • July 24, 2018

    In the race for House District 38 (Chambers & Lee Counties), Debbie Wood is the Republican nominee. After counting the provisional ballots, Wood beat Todd Rauch by a margin of 7 votes. Wood will face Democrat Brian McGee in November.