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9/15/2021

This semiannual update surveys recent federal tax developments involving individuals. It is written by members of the AICPA Individual & Self-Employed Tax Technical Resource Panel.

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The Tax Adviser
9/15/2021

The Internal Revenue Service says the Transcript Delivery System is down for business taxpayers who have reported information related to COVID-19 employment tax relief on Form 941, Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return. The agency hopes to have the problem fixed by Sept. 26.

9/15/2021

Apple has introduced an array of products at a virtual media event, including four iPhones, as well as iPads and an Apple Watch. Here is a look at some of the enhancements, which include better cameras, superior battery life and faster processing.

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CNN
9/15/2021

In response to the Biden administration's latest move to combat the pandemic, companies are working to adopt systems that verify coronavirus vaccination status and to implement regular testing. Companies are also exploring digital vaccine cards as they await final rules.

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The Hill
9/15/2021

Acquisitions of emergent competitors by dominant companies are a particular antitrust concern, Justice Department Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta says. The comment regarding "killer acquisitions" sheds light on the department's position on antitrust enforcement under the Biden administration.

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CNBC
9/15/2021

Insured catastrophe losses are running 101% above the average from 2008 to 2020, with Hurricane Ida accounting for a significant portion of that percentage, according to Jefferies. Without Ida, losses from January to August were 15% above the long-term average.

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Reinsurance News
9/15/2021

Insuring emergent financial-technology businesses comes with certain challenges because of regulatory issues and the unique mix of risks these companies face, experts say. "You have elements of financial-institution errors and omissions coverage, technology E&O coverage and cyber E&O coverage all embedded within the same risk profile," says Thomas Tierney of Marsh.

9/15/2021

IASA's Career Center provides recruiters and job seekers with candidates and opportunities to help them meet their professional goals. Are you a recruiter or an HR professional seeking top industry talent? Are you an insurance industry professional seeking your next role? Our Career Center is a great resource for you. Explore your next move or hire here.

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careers.iasa.org
9/15/2021

Designed to accelerate insurance professionals' development, this educational hub provides on-demand, asynchronous content across all media, including videos, presentations and more. Need to earn CPEs? Want to stay up to date with best practices? Design your custom learning experience today. Learn more.

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iasa.digitellinc.com
9/14/2021

Sometimes the other side holds the best cards. But it's still possible to work out an agreement that benefits everyone.

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CPA Insider