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  • 2017 Government Briefs
    This page contains the AICPA Government briefs released in 2017.
  • The Prince's Accounting for Sustainability Project
    The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants is a member of the Accounting Bodies Network, established by The Prince’s Accounting for Sustainability Project (A4S) to bring together the largest accounting bodies from across the globe, to help minimize the
  • E&Y- Seven Things CEOs and Boards Should Ask About Triple-Bottom-Line Reporting
    Link to Seven Things to Ask This E&Y paper provides a summary of the major issues a company’s CEO and Board should discuss when considering sustainability or “triple-bottom-line” reporting for the first time.   The report is framed around the following seven
  • Government Performance and Accountability Committee (GPAC)
    2016-2017 AICPA Government Performance and Accountability Committee (GPAC) Committee
  • Using Flexible Budgeting to Improve Sustainability Measures
    This article creates an opportunity for CPAs in business and industry, who can use their expertise to provide the companies they work for with an appropriate characterization of the information by using flexible budgeting to improve Sustainability Measures.
  • 2016 Government Briefs
    This page contains the AICPA Government briefs released in 2016.
  • Business & Industry Executive Committee (BIEC)
    To consider global issues relating to AICPA relations with its members in business and industry, provide direction to the Business and Industry Resource Center, identify future trends and issues to be addressed, ensure proper representation of business and industry members on AICPA council, board
  • CGMA Advisory Task Force
    An executive level subcommittee of GPAC that will serve as an advocate and innovator for the development, testing and support of CGMA Government products (Briefs, articles, tools, etc.) for those working in government.
  • ERM Task Force
    The AICPA Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Task Force was formed to streamline current, relevant information on the AICPA website and consolidate the information in a useful, user-friendly manner for those working in Business, Industry & Government.
  • Outstanding CPA in Government Awards 2016
    The AICPA Outstanding CPA in Government Awards recognize the achievements of individual CPAs employed in government at the local, state and federal levels. Through their accomplishments, award recipients and nominees demonstrate the importance and contribution of CPA skills and competencies to the
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  • IRS Collection Guidance and Resources
    Practitioners are likely to have clients who owe taxes to the IRS and who are unable to immediately pay the
  • Was 2016 a Good Year for Tax and Tax Practitioners?
    CPAs can again look forward to a punctual beginning for tax season with a reasonable amount of certainty about tax laws affecting returns and, perhaps, improved IRS service. Practitioners started 2016 with the knowledge that expiring provisions were alive, as they had been signed in December,
  • Tax Season Resources for CPAs
    Get a quick-reference list of all key resources for accountants to use for the tax busy season. Utilize effective tools and resources for the current filing season.
  • Campus to Clients Columns
    This quarterly column for the AICPA’s Tax Adviser, publishes in February, May, August, and November. It covers topics of interest to tax faculty including ideas for classroom co-curricular activities and pedagogy for tax courses.
  • What to Do When a Key Member of Your Team is Unexpectedly Out of the Office
    When a key member of your staff leaves unexpectedly, it can be a challenge to work through busy season without them.  However, there are some ways to help mitigate the loss of a staff member for an extended period of time.
  • Top 5 Ways to Burn Calories During Tax Season
    Finding time to take care of your physical and emotional health this tax season can be hard to do. Luckily for you, this Top 5 list shows you there are many opportunities around every corner.
  • Sec. 2704 Estate Valuation Regulations Not Withdrawn Under the Regulatory Freeze Executive Order: CPAs Need to Consider Disclosure Statements
    The executive order that freezes federal regulations only withdraws regulations that were not yet published.  Sec. 2704 proposed regulations are not withdrawn, but impacted CPAs may want to use a suggested disclosure statement.
  • Letter from the Chair
    Annette Nellen, Chair of the AICPA Tax Executive Committee, gives highlights on recent developments on the AICPA Tax Division as well as developments in its advocacy efforts.
  • Executive Orders - A Primer
    With executive orders being in the spotlight recently, this article explains the authority of an executive order and highlights the impact of the ACA EO and a CPA's professional responsibilities to it.
  • Tax Organizer 2013
    These tax organizers have been designed to assist in compiling the information needed to prepare the respective returns for 2013. The following contains many of the common income items, expenses, deductions and credits, as well as questions that determine the proper handling of these items.
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Schutte & Hilgendorf, a Prescott CPA firm, is a full service professional accounting firm that specializes in audit, accounting, and taxes for individuals, companies, non-profit entities, homeowner’s associations. We are part of the successor to a long established local accounting firm which has served its clients in Prescott for more than 35 years.

At Schutte & Hilgendorf, we engage with our clients to address their challenges and achieve their business objectives. Our accounting, audit, and tax professionals are trusted advisors to premier companies, HOAs, and individuals in the Prescott area and beyond. Our daily focus is our clients’ secure growth in increasingly complex times.

We are committed to delivering exceptional service. We are known for a straightforward personal approach and customized solutions to meet the evolving issues clients face.

We are capable, personable, and accessible. We strive to find the most efficient ways of doing things and welcome new technologies.

We service all of Yavapai County including Prescott, Prescott Valley, Dewey, Chino Valley, Verde Valley, Flagstaff and Sedona.

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