Alongside CEAO Jason Harrell, Henderson will serve as part of the FICPA’s in-house lobby team and will assist in all aspects of promoting and advancing FICPA’s legislative priorities and further strengthening the Institute’s relationships with legislators and their staff.
Several Committees met Tuesday and Wednesday, and your FICPA Advocacy Team monitored two meetings of interest to the profession – the Senate Committee on Banking and Insurance, and the Senate Appropriations Committee.
The AICPA on Thursday submitted a letter to the Treasury, the IRS and Congress requesting the release of the IRS contingency plan that would go into effect in the event of a government shutdown on Oct. 1.
As we’ve covered in previous Advocacy Updates, Rep. Greg Steube (R-Fla.) has introduced legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives to provide income tax relief to Americans recovering from Hurricane Ian. The legislation designates Hurricane Ian as a qualified disaster for purposes...
On each Friday of an Interim Committee Week and every Friday during the 2024 Legislative Session, our FICPA Governmental Affairs team will provide legislative briefs focused on our activities at the Florida Capitol in Tallahassee.
The Internal Revenue Service on Thursday announced an immediate moratorium through at least the end of the year on processing new Employee Retention Credit claims to protect honest small business owners from scams.
On Friday, the Florida Board of Accountancy (BOA) approved extending the validity of CPA exam scores from 18 months to 30 months. The rulemaking process will begin now with the goal of an effective date of Jan. 1, 2024.
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Since Hurricane Idalia hit Florida on Aug. 30, the FICPA has been advocating for its members and their clients, requesting all available relief at the state and federal levels.
In the latest edition of Advocacy Update, you'll find breaking news from the Florida Depa...