News for Your Week Ahead: August 19, 2021

Bob Jennings, CPA, EA provides a glimpse into TaxSpeaker’s offerings with MSATP this fall. Be sure to check out the upcoming Business Tax In-Depth seminar/webinar in Frederick, MD!

Watch on YouTube.

Coming Up: On Wednesday, August 25 at 10 a.m., Education Committee Chair Bob Medbery\will join us to give insight into our fall seminar season and upcoming events.

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Accounting for Cryptocurrency: A Challenge and Opportunity for CPA Firms and Protocols

Since its introduction in 2008, cryptocurrency has been gaining acceptance and use. That trend will continue as more people seek decentralized, private, and portable currency in a global economy.

This is good news for CPA professionals. The sheer number of cryptocurrency options is overwhelming, and there are aspects of fraud to consider, so people are likely to need advice from tax and accounting professionals.

CPAs who become cryptocurrency experts can take advantage of this opportunity. By offering cryptocurrency advice and auditing services to clients, firms can realize a new revenue source to offset the loss of other income from services such as traditional compliance work.

For more information, click here.

What People Should and Should Not Do If They Get Mails from the IRS | COVID Tax Tip 2021-119

Every year the IRS mails letters or notices to taxpayers for many different reasons. Typically, it’s about a specific issue with a taxpayer’s federal tax return or tax account. A notice may tell them about changes to their account or ask for more information. It could also tell them they need to make a payment. This year, people might have also received correspondence about Economic Impact Payments or an advance child tax credit outreach letter.

For more information, click here.

MSATP Members: Are you using the community forum on our website? You can introduce yourself, post your tax questions (and respond to questions other professionals have), and network with other members! To visit the community forum, click here.

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