AICPA Tax Resources

AICPA has the latest tax CPE Self-Study, Publications, Conferences and Web Event guidance to bring you up to speed on the key changes you'll need—for you and your clients—as a result of recent tax changes.
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Tax Staff Essentials

Tax Staff Essentials was developed by the AICPA to meet the unique training needs of your firm. Four progressive levels take your staff from entry-level through senior associate with learning that focuses on real-life issues.

Tax Section Membership

Tax Section Membership can make your life easier by providing a variety of technical resources developed by CPAs as well as insider information from regulators and legislators that only our Tax team in Washington, DC, is able to get.


  • AICPA Women's Global Leadership Summit
    October 23-24, 2014
    Washington DC
    Recommended CPE Credit: 16.5

    This conference will provide sessions on leadership, boardroom diversity and best practices to enhance the skills and potential of female leaders.
  • AICPA Auto Dealership Conference
    October 27-28, 2014
    Las Vegas, NV
    Recommended CPE Credit: 17
    The 2014 AICPA Auto Dealership
    Conference is the premier event for CPAs and financial professionals working with the auto industry. Top experts provide the latest updates, current best practices and technical tools you need to shift your business into high gear.
  • AICPA Sophisticated Tax Planning for Your Wealthy Clients
    November 17-18, 2014
    Philadelphia, PA
    Recommended CPE Credit: 17.5

    Learn the latest techniques to help your wealthy clients retain, accumulate and transfer wealth. Experts will share cutting-edge strategies and changing government regulations that affect your wealthy clients.
  • 2014 AICPA Construction Industry Conference
    December 4-5, 2014
    Las Vegas, NV
    Recommended CPE Credit: 18 (Est.)

    Considered the benchmark conference for those in the construction industry, the 2014 AICPA National Construction Industry Conference brings together preeminent experts to share their insights on the industry’s most recent developments in accounting, auditing, taxation, financial operations, marketing, and financial management.
  • AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments
    December 8-10, 2014
    Washington DC
    Recommended CPE Credit: 24

    Obtain the latest SEC and PCAOB information directly from the regulators.
  • 2015 Advanced Personal Financial Planning Conference
    January 19-21, 2015
    Las Vegas, NV
    Recommended CPE Credit: 23

    This conference is imperative for financial planning professionals. This conference will provide you with strategies and cutting-edge information and guidance on the following topics

  • Health Care Reform Act: Critical Tax and Insurance Implications
    October 22, 2014
    8:30 AM - 12:00 PM ET OR
    1:00 PM - 4:35 PM ET
    Recommended CPE Credit: 4

    This seminar will help you better understand the impact of the Act so you can describe to your clients how health care and paying for coverage will change in the future.
  • Social Security and Medicare: Maximizing Retirement Benefits
    October 21, 2014
    November 24, 2014
    1:00 PM - 4:40 PM ET
    Recommended CPE Credit: 4

    Attend this course to learn what matters, cover real-world situations and use the tools provided to advise your clients to make optimal decisions when it comes to Social Security and Medicare

  • Advanced Tax Strategies for LLCs and Partnerships
    October 20, 2014
    November 18, 2014
    8:30 AM - 4:05 PM ET
    Recommended CPE Credit: 8

    Learn the pros and cons of the LLC, General Partnership, Limited Partnership, and Limited Liability Partnership by focusing on planning and potential tax traps.
  • Basis/Distributions for Pass-Through Entities: Simplifying the Complexities
    October 17, 2014
    November 6, 2014
    8:30 AM - 4:30 PM ET
    Recommended CPE Credit: 8

    This course addresses the rules used to determine basis for partnerships and S Corporations, and puts the computation of basis in contexts that often come under scrutiny - loss limitations, distributions, and sales of an interest, among others.
  • Form 990: A Comprehensive Approach to Accurate Preparation
    October 22, 2014
    November 4, 2014
    November 25, 2014
    8:30 AM - 4:10 PM ET
    Recommended CPE Credit: 8

    This course will cover the numerous tax reporting demands the 990 imposes, including how to respond to its inquiries. Participants will gain the tax knowledge necessary both to complete Form 990 properly and advise exempt clients on the Form’s complexities and demands.
  • Tax Planning Strategies for Small Businesses: Corporations, Partnerships, & LLCs
    October 23, 2014
    1:00 PM - 4:30 PM ET
    Recommended CPE Credit: 4

    Join us as we explore state-of-the-art planning ideas and tax-saving strategies to keep more of your client’s money in their pockets. We’ll answer the tough questions and show you what strategies are best for your clients as a result of the most recent tax reform.
  • Capitalized Costs and Depreciation: Key Issues and Answers
    October 31, 2014
    November 19, 2014
    1:00 PM - 4:30 PM ET
    Recommended CPE Credit: 4

    Gain a comprehensive and practical understanding of the various complex tax laws dealing with property transactions from acquisition to disposition. This course provides analysis of the rules dealing with depreciation, amortization, like-kind exchanges, involuntary conversions and sale of property.
  • IRS Disputes: Identifying Options
    October 24, 2014
    November 24, 2014
    1:00 PM - 4:30 PM ET
    OR 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM ET
    Recommended CPE Credit: 4

    Gain the powerful knowledge and understanding you need to stand up to the IRS. Learn what may trigger an audit, how to negotiate with the IRS, settle an appeal, and qualify for an IRS collection program. Represent your client with confidence, and evaluate your client’s best options for dealing effectively with the IRS.
  • Payroll Taxes and 1099 Issues: Everything You Need to Know
    October 27, 2014
    November 17, 2014
    8:30 AM - 4:30 PM ET
    Recommended CPE Credit: 8

    This course will provide you with practical pointers for managing the payroll tax and reporting function. Learn how to avoid the frequent penalties in payroll tax reporting and stay up to date with the latest information. It also shows how to handle reporting and withholding requirements for employee fringe benefits. Master the often-confusing rules for Form 1099-MISC and other information reports, including when and how much to report.
  • Tax Power Hour: Paperless Office Systems and Styles: Finding What Works For You
    October 23, 2014
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET
    Recommended CPE Credit: 1

    Are you already paperless, but not feeling organized? Join us to determine how to patch up the holes in your current system.
  • Washington Tax Brief
    October 29, 2014
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET
    Recommended CPE Credit: 1

    The AICPA Tax Advocacy Team, based in Washington D.C., focuses a significant amount of their time on exactly that. Our tax advocacy efforts support the public interest and our members by advocating for sound tax policy and effective tax administration.
  • Tax Power Hour: Gearing Up for Tax Season
    November 20, 2014
    1:00 PM - 2:45PM ET
    Recommended CPE Credit: 2

    This webcast is a must-attend event before you finalize plans for new operating procedures or technologies for tax season.