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March 2014 New Members
The Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants welcomes its newest members!
Court upholds injunction; IRS reopens PTIN system
The IRS announced on its Return Preparer Office Facebook page on Saturday that it has reopened its preparer tax identification number (PTIN) system for new applications and renewals. The announcement follows a clarification from the district...
ImPostulators Student Video Contest Winners Announced
Entry is easy. Form a team to develop a creative 30-second video on the risks of using unlicensed accountants. Submit a video to reap the rewards! Score first place and your team takes home a grand prize of $1,000 with an additional $350...
Tax Identity Theft and Refund Fraud Top of Mind with the FICPA
Upon the request of Congressman Vern Buchanan of the House Ways and Means Committee, the FICPA Federal Taxation Committee, on behalf of the FICPA, has submitted recommendations and concepts to help address Florida’s tax identity theft and...
FICPA Announces, Congratulates 26 Under 36
Do you know someone who deserves a star? The FICPA is looking for 26 Under 36 – the brightest young CPAs who have served our organization, advanced the CPA profession and worked to better their communities. We will announce and highlight winners...
'Tax Facts: A Guide for Small Business Owners' Offers Free Year-End Advice
Small businesses are facing the end of another tax year, in an economy that is still a challenge for many.   Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater is partnering with the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA) to host...
Be Aware of Phishing Telephone Scam
On Sept. 27, the FICPA became aware of fraudulent phone calls to members, offering a free renewal subscription to Florida CPA Today . These phone calls were not from the FICPA. Florida CPA Today is available only to FICPA members as a membership...
Amnesty: FICPA-sponsored Legislation
Accountants with an inactive or delinquent license can benefit from newly passed legislation that streamlines Florida’s public accounting licensure process. For example, imagine a scenario where you left the profession back in 1997 to raise...
Phishing Email Scam Targets AICPA
On Feb. 16, the AICPA became aware of a fraudulent email using an AICPA banner and referencing the recipient’s possible involvement in an unlawful income tax refund activity that was sent to numerous individuals, CPAs, non-CPAs and members...
TaxWatch Recommends to Expand Certified Audit Program (Refer to Page 127)
Governor Appoints Three to Florida BOA
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott today announced the appointments of Dr. Martin G. Fennema, David L. Dennis, and H. Steven Vogel. Fennema, 54, of Tallahassee, is the department chair of Florida State University’s College of...
DBPR Implements Major Reporting Changes
Members - Promote Your Firm Here!
The FICPA's new Find a CPA directory provides a unique venue for members to promote their firm to the public and fellow CPAs. The directory allows you to specify the industries, services, counties and languages your firm serves. Best of all,...
Podcasts: Stay Current on Latest Tax Issues
Stay up to date on the latest tax issues (48 times a year) through FICPA Podcasts , created by experienced lecturers.
FICPA Advocacy at Work- Video Updates
CPAs Building Better Boards
An FICPA program designed to match nonprofit organizations with CPAs willing to serve. The FICPA also hopes CPAs Building Better Boards will help narrow the gap in Florida volunteerism.
Join FICPA Today. See What You're Missing!
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Update Your FICPA Online Profile
Have you moved or changed your e–mail address? Update your FICPA online profile today!
FICPA Members Save on Insurance
The FICPA provides a number of endorsed benefit programs. How can you save?
Follow the FICPA on Twitter!
Stay up to date with members, FICPA events, industry news and more by following @FICPA on Twitter. Low commitment for great connections and information.
Find the Latest Technical Articles
Don't miss the latest technical articles , including an update from the Florida Department of Revenue. DOR's article has information about its Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2008-09 and provides an update on Florida’s upcoming sales-tax holiday...
FICPA Free Online Communities
Connect. Communicate. Collaborate. Join FICPA’s FREE online communities , complete with forums, e–newsletters, practice aids, and more.
New Member Benefit: Florida Trend
New Member Benefit: In collaboration with the FICPA, Florida Trend is offering members a one year (12 issues) subscription at the exclusive rate of just $9! Visit the Member Benefits page for more information – member login required!
FICPA Audit Reports
The completed audits of the consolidated statements of financial position and the related consolidated statements of activities and cash flows for the year then ended of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Subsidiary, the...