NSA Protects Your Right to Practice: Why Members Need the NSA Tax Practitioner Bill of Rights Tax audit on April 15? IRS agents insulting accountants? Based on the stories we heard from members, the NSA’s Tax Practitioner Bill of Rights is sorely needed. How Do Your Fees Compare? Just Published: NSA’s 2016-2017 Income and Fees of Accountants and Tax Preparers in Public Practice Survey Report NSA Survey of Accountants and Tax Preparers Includes Fees for Tax Preparation, Accounting, Advisory, Audits, Financial and Other Services by Practice Demographics, National, Regional and State Averages. The Annual Tax Meeting is Dead We had been prescheduling tax meetings for over twenty years. We thought clients wanted them. They came because we told them to, not because they wanted to. New Economy to Benefit as IRS Clarifies Key R&D Standards These days, the solutions often mean investing in software; the guidelines for such research and development tax credits have been too vague to utilize effectively–until now. For The IRS is Coming: How to Prepare for the New IRS Partnership Audit Rules The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 puts into place several significant changes that partnerships should consider now before the law goes into effect on January 1, 2018. Tax Consequences of Distributions from S Corporations Because the tax consequences of S corporation distributions depend on the shareholder’s basis, it is important to keep up with changes in the shareholder’s basis over time. Contents All Around NSA Feature Articles Legislative Link President's Message Tax Help Desk Cyber Liability Protection Now Available to NSA Members Maybe you have heard about some of the large cyber-breach victims over the last few years.