Regulatory Roundup: Aug. 16-22

By:
Chris Gaetano
Published Date:
Aug 22, 2017

AICPA

AICPA Urges IRS to Make Changes to Proposed Partnership Audit Regulations; Outlines Recommendations for Improvement 
Washington (Aug. 15, 2017) – The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) has urged the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to make changes to its proposed regulations that are intended to implement the new Centralized Partnership Audit Regime, which was created by the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015.  The AICPA made multiple recommendations about how to improve the proposed regulations and also requested clarification on a number of the proposed administrative provisions in its Aug. 14 comment letter.

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S. 1426, United States Center for Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017
August 18, 2017

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S. 1586, Great Lakes Environmental Sensitivity Index Act of 2017
August 18, 2017

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H.R. 965, Saint-Gaudens National Historical Park Redesignation Act
August 18, 2017

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H.R. 1547, Udall Park Land Exchange Completion Act
August 18, 2017

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H.R. 2075, Crooked River Ranch Fire Protection Act
August 18, 2017

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H.R. 1370, Department of Homeland Security Blue Campaign Authorization Act of 2017
August 18, 2017

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S. 584, Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act
August 18, 2017

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H.R. 378, Bonuses for Cost-Cutters Act of 2017
August 18, 2017

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S. 906, Reducing DHS Acquisition Cost Growth Act
August 18, 2017

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H.R. 3244, a bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to provide for annual surveys of Federal employees, and for other purposes
August 18, 2017

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Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act, 2018
August 18, 2017

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S. 1199, Border Enforcement Security Task Force Reauthorization Act of 2017
August 17, 2017

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S. 396, a bill to make technical amendments to certain marine fish conservation statutes, and for other purposes
August 17, 2017

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S. 875, a bill to require the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct a study and submit a report on filing requirements under the Universal Service Fund programs
August 17, 2017

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S. 1103, Department of Homeland Security Blue Campaign Authorization Act of 2017
August 17, 2017

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H.R. 3284, Joint Counterterrorism Awareness Workshop Series Act of 2017
August 17, 2017

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S. 154, Small Business Relief From Disease Induced Economic Hardship Act of 2017
August 17, 2017

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H.R. 2763, Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Improvements Act of 2017
August 17, 2017

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S. 822, Brownfields Utilization, Investment, and Local Development Act of 2017
August 17, 2017

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S. 873, TSP Modernization Act of 2017
August 17, 2017

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H.R. 1918, Nicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act (NICA) of 2017
August 17, 2017

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H.R. 2406, Immigration and Customs Enforcement Authorization Act of 2017
August 16, 2017

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H.R. 2897, a bill to authorize the Mayor of the District of Columbia and the Director of the National Park Service to enter into cooperative management agreements for the operation, maintenance, and management of units of the National Park System in...
August 16, 2017

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H.R. 2371, Western Area Power Administration Transparency Act
August 16, 2017

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H.R. 1735, Community Empowerment for Mitigated Properties Act of 2017
August 16, 2017

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H.R. 2425, Public Lands Telecommunications Act
August 16, 2017

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S. 1584, a bill to amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to reauthorize the Judicial Conference of the United States to redact sensitive information contained in financial disclosure reports of judicial officers and employees, and for other purposes
August 16, 2017

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S. 1395, a bill to revise the boundaries of certain John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier Resources System units in Delaware
August 16, 2017

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S. 690, HUBZone Investment Protection Act.
August 16, 2017

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H.R. 3031, TSP Modernization Act of 2017
August 16, 2017

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H.R. 3110, Financial Stability Oversight Council Insurance Member Continuity Act
August 16, 2017

FASB

Registration Opens for FASB CPE Webcast on Proposed Improvements to Not-for-Profit Grant and Contribution Accounting on September 11
[08/16/17]
News Release
Course Description and Registration

GAO 

Surplus Missile Motors:
Sale Price Drives Potential Effects on DOD and Commercial Launch Providers
GAO-17-609:Published: Aug 16, 2017. Publicly Released: Aug 16, 2017.

Animal Welfare:
Information on the U.S. Horse Population
GAO-17-680R:Published: Jul 17, 2017. Publicly Released: Aug 16, 2017.

GASB 

GASB Outlook E-Newsletter Q3 2017  [08/22/17]
Newsletter

IASB

21 August 2017
IFRS Foundation is looking for an Assistant Web Editor

IRS 

IRS Seeks Applications for Advisory Committee for the Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division
IR-2017-131, Aug. 18, 2017 — The Internal Revenue Service is seeking applications for vacancies on the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT). The committee provides a venue for public input on relevant areas of tax administration.

NYS Dept. of Taxation and Finance

Tax Professionals Warned of Emerging Scams Targeting Client Information NYS Tax Department joins the IRS and other state tax agencies in awareness campaign

Brooklyn Bust – 2,700 Cartons of Contraband Cigarettes Seized Virginia man charged with three tax-crime felonies

PCAOB

PCAOB Annual Report on 2016 Inspections of Broker-Dealer Auditors Shows Continued High Level of Audit Deficiencies

SEC

Hedge Fund Adviser Charged for Inadequate Controls to Prevent Insider Trading
Aug. 21, 2017

Commission and Commission Staff Issue Updates to Interpretive Guidance on Revenue Recognition
Aug. 18, 2017

Banca IMI Securities to Pay $35 Million for Improper Handling of ADRs in Continuing SEC Crackdown
Aug. 18, 2017

SEC Uncovers Wide-Reaching Insider Trading Scheme
Aug. 16, 2017

TIGTA

August 17, 2017
Delinquent Federal Contractors Are Not Always Included in the Federal Payment Levy Program [PDF]

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