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Urgent Action Needed on Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Bill

Posted: May 6, 2016
Urgent Action Needed on Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Bill The New Jersey State Senate is scheduled to vote Monday on a bill that would require all businesses to provide paid sick leave benefits to their employees. Contact your senator to tell them you oppose this expensive mandate that will place yet another burden on New Jersey businesses.

NJ Homestead Benefit Payments for 2013 Coming in May

Posted: May 3, 2016
NJ Homestead Benefit Payments for 2013 Coming in May Most New Jersey homeowners who were eligible and filed for a 2013 homestead benefit will receive their benefit as a credit on their May 2016 property tax bills.

IRS Seeking Advisory Council Applications

Posted: May 2, 2016
IRS Seeking Advisory Council Applications The Internal Revenue Service is accepting applications for the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council, an organized public forum for IRS officials and representatives of the public to discuss relevant federal tax administration issues.

Four in Five Americans Say Allowance Teaches Financial Responsibility

Posted: April 28, 2016
Four in Five Americans Say Allowance Teaches Financial Responsibility Providing children with a regular allowance gives parents a perfect opportunity to have a discussion about the basics of saving, spending and budgeting.

FASB Votes to Proceed with Final Standard on Credit Losses

Posted: April 27, 2016
FASB Votes to Proceed with Final Standard on Credit Losses The Financial Accounting Standards Board has voted to proceed with a new accounting standard that provides timelier financial reporting of credit losses on loans and other financial instruments held by financial institutions and other organizations.

Some Pain, No Gain: AICPA Personal Financial Satisfaction Index Decreases in First Quarter

Posted: April 27, 2016
 Some Pain, No Gain: AICPA Personal Financial Satisfaction Index Decreases in First Quarter  Americans are feeling a little more financial pain in 2016, as the outlook for the U.S. economy has slipped and inflation has started to creep upwards.

IRS Phone Fraud Scams Reach Epidemic Proportion

Posted: April 26, 2016
IRS Phone Fraud Scams Reach Epidemic Proportion The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration urges taxpayers to remain on “High Alert” and has announced additional outreach efforts to prevent them from falling victim to criminals who impersonate IRS and Treasury employees this filing season.

Young CPAs: Apply to Attend 2016 AICPA Leadership Academy

Posted: April 15, 2016
Young CPAs: Apply to Attend 2016 AICPA Leadership Academy  The best and brightest young CPAs are encouraged to apply to attend this exclusive four-day event designed to teach strategic planning techniques and develop personal success skills.

PCAOB Proposes to Strengthen Requirements for Auditor Supervision of Other Auditors

Posted: April 12, 2016
	PCAOB Proposes to Strengthen Requirements for Auditor Supervision of Other Auditors The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board has issued a proposal to strengthen existing requirements and impose a more uniform approach to a lead auditor's supervision of other auditors.

Americans Say Social Security Solvency Should Be Next President’s Top Economic Priority

Posted: April 12, 2016
 Americans Say Social Security Solvency Should Be Next President’s Top Economic Priority  The majority of Americans in all age groups see Social Security as the most important issue, according to new AICPA survey of U.S. adults.