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Alabama State Board of Public Accountancy
The ASBPA supervises the practice of public accountancy by CPAs and PAs in the State of Alabama.
Alabama Department of Revenue
Established to efficiently and effectively administer revenue laws that fund governmental services for the citizens of Alabama.
American Institute of CPAs
AICPA Code of Professional Conduct
The Code of Professional Conduct was revised effective December 15, 2014. A mapping document is available in Appendix D of the Code to facilitate smooth transition. Learn more about the Project that resulted in the redesigned Code of Professional Conduct.
A national effort is underway to encourage more state boards of accountancy to adopt the robust ethical standards in the AICPA Code.
Legislators Tax Guide
2018 Legislators Tax Guide
The Legislators Tax Guide is provided on a complimentary basis by the ASCPA to help answer our Alabama Legislators tax questions and those of you who assist legislators with their tax preparation.
AL Small Business COmmission
Atlas Alabama serves as a comprehensive resource for entrepreneurs and small business owners throughout the state interested in starting or expanding a small business.
IRS Tax Professionals Tax Center
Learn about your responsibilities as a tax professional, PTIN requirements, and get content information for specific areas of the IRS.
AICPA & American Red Cross
Disaster and Financial Preparedness
Disasters often strike quickly and without warning. Whether it is a weather emergency, natural disaster or personal crisis due to illness, unemployment or disability, most families will experience some form of disaster that leaves them with little or no time to think before making important decisions.
Alabama Society of CPAs Members Visit Lawmakers in Washington, D.C. to Discuss Issues Important to the Accounting ProfessionMontgomery, Alabama, May 21, 2019– Members of the Alabama Society of CPAs visited Alabama lawmakers in Washington, D.C. to discuss the accounting profession’s advocacy agenda. The Alabama CPAs were attending the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Spring Meeting of Council and Annual Members’ Meeting from May 19-21. The visits to Capitol Hill were a highlight of the AICPA meeting.
Again this week, lawmakers worked three full meeting days as they took action on broadband expansion, education reform, a state lottery, economic development incentives and budgets.
Week Nine: Legislature Takes Up Major Issues: Broadband Expansion and Lottery Advance, Sweeping Education Reform ProposedThe Legislature worked three full meeting days this week, devoting much of its debate time to topics like abortion, criminal justice reform, medical marijuana and franchisee protection.
The Alabama Legislature capped off another productive week in Montgomery when the Senate narrowly gave the green light to a lottery referendum Thursday afternoon. SB220 by Sen. Greg Albritton (R—Atmore), a constitutional amendment, advanced with the bare minimum needed for passage – 21 votes – only after Sen. Shay Shelnutt (R—Trussville) changed his “nay” to an “aye” at the last minute. Twelve senators voted in opposition.
A productive and relatively routine three-day week in the Alabama Legislature included introductions of another state lottery proposal, a comprehensive ethics reform bill and a revision of the open records law. Also, a critical economic development proposal and the General Fund budget progressed.