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Welcome to the AICPA Town Hall Series, your resource for the latest news on the most pressing issues facing the accounting profession. 

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Feb 5, 2021

The AICPA Town Hall Series provides the latest news and updates on pressing issues facing the accounting profession.


  • Erik Asgeirsson, President & CEO,
  • Amy Wang Miller, CPA, Sr. Manager, Tax Policy & Advocacy, AICPA
  • Mark Peterson, Executive Vice President, Advocacy, AICPA
  • Lisa Simpson, CPA, CGMA, VP, Firm Services, AICPA
  • Cari Weston, CPA, CGMA, Director, Tax Practice & Ethics, AICPA


  • Legislative Update
  • SBA & Lender Processing Update
  • Latest Updates & Recommendations
  • Hot Tax Topics

Key Insights:

  • Erik Asgeirsson, president and CEO of and Lisa Simpson, the AICPA’s vice president of firm services, discussed the need for more clarity from the SBA on Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) challenges and also offered an update on other PPP developments
  • Mark Peterson, the AICPA’s executive vice president of advocacy, provided a legislative update
  • Cari Weston, the AICPA’s director of tax practice and ethics, addressed the Employee Retention Credit and other tax issues, and AICPA Senior Manager Amy Miller discussed cryptocurrency regulations.