Managing CPA liability risk exposures is a complex process, and it's easy to underestimate the potential for risk along the way. The following six mistakes can be avoided by being aware and taking the right steps.
After more than 31 years of malpractice claims experience, CAMICO has developed a wealth of information about what causes disputes between CPAs and their clients, what leads to litigation, and how to avoid or minimize the damages from such conflicts. There are basic risk management steps that every firm can take to lower their exposures to risk, such as client and engagement screening, due diligence, documentation, due care, exercising skepticism, and being aware of the public standards for CPA services.
The IRS issued a warning this month in response to a scam that began with data stolen from tax professionals’ computers. The IRS also recommends steps that practitioners should consider to secure their data. Also included are CAMICO risk management tips.